Questions remain despite convictions

WHILE two soldiers were eventually convicted and jailed for the murders of Michael Naan and Andrew Murray, for the families left behind many questions remain as to how and why their loved ones met such a horrific death. For James Naan, 50 years on, he still struggles to come to terms with what happened to […]

Fermanagh musicians excel in Mullingar!

By Mark McGoldrick SHAUNEEN Maguire and Odhran Harbinson were the big winners at the All-Ireland Fleadh in Mullingar which took place at the weekend. Maguire, from Comhaltas Derrylin, took first place in the over-18 piano accordion competition, winning the ‘Christopher Niland Cup’. Derrygonnelly’s Harbinson, meanwhile, was part of the 15-18 Ceilidh Band, under the leadership of […]

Hugh Pat always had the community at heart

THE death has taken place of one of Fermanagh’s GAA greats Hugh Pat Clerkin. The Roslea stalwart died unexpectedly at his home at Derryheanlish, Roslea. He was aged 85 years. A worker all his life, Hugh Pat died unexpectedly while helping out on his son Martin’s hen and egg farm in Roslea. Tributes have poured in for […]


Questions asked about progress of Roslea GP surgery

ALMOST five years after its GP surgery closed, the people of Roslea have been asking what progress is being made in the fight to return the service, in some capacity, to the village. There was much joy in recent weeks after it was revealed the long awaited and much needed new health centre for Lisnaskea […]

Husband pays tribute to ‘soulmate’ wife Breege Maguire

THE HUSBAND of  devoted mother, wife and grandmother, Breege Maguire from Roslea, has described his wife as ‘a blessing to all who knew her’. Breege (58) of Corragunt Road, Derrygelia, Roslea who died suddenly on July 10 will be fondly remembered in the community for her dedicated work as the parish secretary for 15 years.  […]

Talented O’Donnell family performs on RTE

  THE O’DONNELL SIBLINGS from Roslea were the pride of Fermanagh this week after RTE producers  discovered their talent for traditional music online. Aoife (15), twins Ciara and Olivia (12) along with their younger brother Aodhan (10) who are part of the Roslea Comhaltas branch were asked to perform on the set of Réalta agus […]