Couple pass away within days of each other

THE PARISH of Killesher and the surrounding community have been shocked to learn of the deaths of a former neighbour, Bernadette Donohoe, and a few days later, of her beloved husband, Gaby. Bernie was the daughter of Eddie and Mary-Kate Maguire from Killesher where she grew up in a wide family circle. She was pre-deceased […]

Popular parish priest ‘on mend’ in hospital

THERE have been prayers and well-wishes for a local parish priest who is recovering in hospital after falling ill last week.  There was great concern for Fr Maurice McMorrow PP in his parish of Killesher and Kinawley at the weekend when news emerged he had taken ill. The Herald has since been assured that, after […]

Bishop steps down due to ill-health

CATHOLIC Bishop of Kilmore Diocese Leo O’Reilly has announced his retirement in recent days. Since then he has stepped down from this role having received notification from Pope Francis that his request for early retirement on the grounds of ill-health was accepted and his retirement was to take effect immediately. The Bishop penned a pastoral […]

Heartless thieves target mass-goers

THE AGE of leaving the car unlocked or the door ‘on the latch’ would seem to be at an end with the latest cynical crime spree – the targeting of the cars of church-goers during Mass – being described as a wake-up call for people here.

Killesher is the model of self-help in rural south Fermanagh

IT IS maybe not a placename that appears on a lot of maps – especially now with the advent of the new road name and number postal system – but Killesher in the south of the county, roughly halfway between Enniskillen and the Cavan border, is a thriving little rural community where there’s more going on that might first meet the eye.