Heartbreak as sisters-in-law pass away just hours apart

THE village of Newtownbutler has been left ‘heartbroken’ following the death of two devoted sisters-in-law who both passed away from cancer within hours of each other. The late Mary McDonald (62) of Drumcru Road and Margaret Byrne (75) of Camphill Park, have been described as community stalwarts who were the ‘fabric’ of the parish and close […]

Cancer survivor beats Covid in the fight of her life

AFTER bringing three children into the world and fighting off cancer eight years ago, Newtownbutler woman Margaret Byrne never expected that her toughest challenge was yet to come at the age of 73. Margaret tested positive for Covid-19 when rushed into SWAH by ambulance from her family home. Despite being told by health professionals that […]