Death of popular Derrylin woman


DESCRIBED by family and friends as ‘a loving presence, a lovely lady’, the death of Philomena O’Rourke a former all-Ireland dancing winner, has been greeted with much sadness in the Derrylin area. She was the mother of former Fermanagh and Monaghan manager Malachy. Just a few months short of her 90th birthday, Philomena, of Grattan, […]


Belcoo folk out in force to welcome Colum home


LOCALS flocked to the streets to welcome home award winning Irish dancer Colum Higgins. Dozens of locals threw an impromptu homecoming celebration for the 14 year old dancer who was returning home after competing in a world championship competition held in Greensboro, North Carolina.  Colum returns to Belcoo as the runner up in World Championship […]