Footballer in heroic attempt to save man in tragedy

A GAA player who is set to play in the county final this weekend, has been applauded for his heroic actions on Saturday, after pulling a man who got into difficulty out of the water at Rossnowlagh beach. Derrygonnelly Harps man Lee Jones, pictured, is known for his talents both on the pitch and off […]


Sea you… Rossnowlagh send-off for rescued seals

CROWDS gathered at Rossnowlagh beach over the weekend to watch rescued seals Hummus and Candy Cane make their journey back into the sea. The seals had been individually rescued by volunteers in the past few months. Candy Cane was rescued on 9 December from Enniscrone Beach in Co Sligo. At the time she was five […]


Ice cream van was ‘rammed’ in Rossnowlagh turf war

AN ICE CREAM van driver has been fined for whipping up a storm on Rossnowlagh beach. The incident at the popular bathing spot, that took place on July 18th 2017, was described by Judge Kevin Kilrane as an ‘ice cream truck war’ at Ballyshannon District Court last week. Tom Ward (65) of Drumnakilly Road, Omagh […]