Rise in obesity related deaths

OBESITY related deaths have almost doubled in the past eight years according to recently published government statistics.  A total of sixty-four deaths were caused by obesity in 2016, just shy of a 50% increase since 2008. Over a quarter of adults in the North are now classed as obese and this has a significant impact […]

Appeal for return of treasured GAA county medals

A DEVASTATED former Teemore Shamrocks footballer has appealed for the return of his Fermanagh senior championship medal which he won in 1969 after it was cruelly stolen when his house was burgled. Bernard Murphy, who is originally from Teemore, had his house in Enniskillen ransacked during the early hours of Sunday morning, and a number […]

Sad passing of Derrylin woman in her 102nd year

  The people of Derrylin bid a sad farewell to their oldest resident this week following the death of Anna Drumm, just a fortnight before she was due to celebrate her 102nd birthday.    Mrs Drumm passed away peacefully at her home at Garvary, Teemore on Saturday.    Despite being confined to her home for […]