Eugene bids farewell to St Mary’s PS, Killesher

IT has often been said that the ‘influence of a great principal can never be erased’ and that’s certainly the case for local man Eugene Dolan. After moving to St Mary’s, Killesher as a boy back in 1970, little did young Eugene know that he would one day spend the best part of his professional […]

Trust boss to retire this summer

THE HEAD of the Western Trust, Dr Anne Kilgallen, is to retire this summer.  Dr Kilgallen, who took up the post as chief executive of the Trust in 2017, recently turned 60. Last week she announced her plans to retire from her post this June.  “It was an extremely difficult decision for me to make. […]

Retiring directors speak of their pride working at Aisling Centre

THREE directors at the Aisling Centre have spoken on their ‘pride’ of working there, as they wave goodbye to a journey filled with ‘honour and privilege’. Stalwarts Sr Edel Bannon, Sr Mary deLacy and Pat Cassidy paid tribute to the commitment of their fellow directors and the dedication of staff and volunteers as they resigned […]

Council chief to leave Town Hall

THE chief executive of the Council is set to retire at the end of the month. Brendan Hegarty, who is believed to be in his late 50s, has been chief executive of Fermanagh and Omagh District Council since its establishment in 2014. Mr Hegarty was appointed to lead the transition under local government reform to […]

Retiring principal able to keep close eye on old school

A LARGE crowd packed into St Davog’s Primary School to say a fond farewell to their highly regarded principal, Marie Keown who has retired after 31 years service to the school. The celebrations began with a Mass at St Patrick’s Church Belleek in which past and present staff and pupils along with members of Marie’s […]

Top doctor says farewell to SWAH

AFTER a distinguished career in medicine spanning almost five decades, one of Fermanagh’s best known hospital consultants is calling it a day. Dr Moti Rahman has spent 27 years based in the area first as a consultant in general surgery and then in the emergency department. He first came to work in Fermanagh almost 30 […]

Gentleman Gerry says farewell to the Fermanagh Herald

  TRIBUTES have been paid to the staff photographer of the Fermanagh Herald, Gerry Knight, who has retired after 13 years with the paper. Gerry joined the Herald on July 30, 2001, becoming the ‘face’ of the paper through his work across the county. Previously, Gerry had worked as a staff photographer with the Tyrone […]