Council pays tribute to Duke but no minute’s silence

TRIBUTE: ALL FIVE main political parties in Fermanagh and Omagh District Council paid tribute to Prince Philip following his death last week but, a request to hold a miniute’s silence in  his honour was refused by the Council Chairperson. Chairwoman Councillor Diana Armstrong said while she understands the sentiments behind a minute’s silence it was […]

Clergy reflect on Prince Philip’s visit to Enniskillen

LOCAL clergymen took a moment to reflect on Fermanagh’s royal visit from Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip back in 2012 following the Duke of Edinburgh’s death on Friday. During her Majesty’s Diamond Jubilee visit to the north, Dean of Clogher, the Very Rev Kenneth Hall, and Monsignor Peter O’Reilly,welcomed the royal couple to St Michael’s Church […]

Foster and O’Neill express sympathy following death of Prince Philip

On behalf of the Executive, First Minister Arlene Foster and deputy First Minister Michelle O’Neill have expressed their sympathies following the death of the Duke of Edinburgh.  First Minister Arlene Foster said, “I am deeply saddened by the news of the death of His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh. It is a sadness that […]

The Duke of Edinburgh has died at the age of 99

Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh has died at the age of 99. A  statement from the Royal Family read, “It is with deep sorrow that Her Majesty The Queen has announced the death of her beloved husband, His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. “His Royal Highness passed away peacefully this morning […]