A Western Trust social worker has supported a local mother’s fears that borderline personality disorder (BPD) is claiming young people’s lives needlessly. Erin Donnelly’s 18-year-old daughter Katie had been suffering from the disorder when she died suddenly at the Fermanagh and Tyrone Hospital in Omagh last September. Lack of treatment and understanding of the mental illness are two of the biggest issues vulnerable […]
Positive vibes for ‘glass half full’ Coná!
IN FOCUS… Coná Gallagher! Coná Gallagher runs the dipsnhips Instagram page which promotes wild swimming and all things body positivity. She recently took part in a modelling shoot for Fintona business Moody Activewear. Coná answered our ’20 Questions’ in this week’s paper! What is your greatest strength? My ability to see the positive in […]
Changed times . . . but keep running for your well-being
Paul O’Neill has been involved athletics for many years and witnessed an upsurge in running throughout the county in the past 10 years. He feels it is so important for our sanity particularly during these days of lockdown because of Covid-19 and says … ‘Just keep on running at your own pace’ Originally, running was […]