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Fri, 14 Jun 2024 12:52:17 +0100
The world is a little dimmer without Ella
Martina Anderson gave the funeral oration for Volunteer Ella O’Dwyer who died last week. Anderson described her friend and comrade as ‘a soldier, a revolutionary, a loving, dedicated Irish Republican’, whose life was ‘a testament to the strug...

Mon, 10 Jun 2024 10:12:52 +0100
A prisoner’s Christmas
In 2007, for a Christmas edition An Phoblacht sat down with Ella O’Dwyer and Martina Anderson to capture their prison Christmas experiences. It is a great insight into the comradery among prisoners at the time, and crucially into the wit and humour...

Fri, 07 Jun 2024 13:02:00 +0100
A star that shone brightly - Volunteer Ella O’Dwyer remembered
Writer, journalist, political activist, IRA volunteer and former prisoner Ella O’Dwyer who died suddenly this week is remembered in a personal tribute by her close friend and comrade Martina Anderson.

Fri, 31 May 2024 09:28:23 +0100
The death of Michael Gaughan
IN JUNE 1974, Ireland was in turmoil as the Troubles were in their fifth year. In the Six Counties, internment without trial was in force and the British Army was on the rampage throughout nationalist areas.

Mon, 20 May 2024 11:02:26 +0100
Raymond McCreesh and Patsy O’Hara – Died on hunger strike in the H-Blocks of Long Kesh, 21 May 1981
THURSDAY, 21 MAY 1981, witnessed the deaths of two more Hunger Strikers. Raymond McCreesh passed away at 2:30am. That evening, Patsy O’Hara died. The deaths of Raymond and Patsy – who had started the strike on the same day, died on the same day a...

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Fri, 21 Jun 2024 16:15:20 +0100
Pete Cresswell: Music and tears at Fermanagh musician's wake
A funeral home in Fermanagh is not usually where one expects to hear the strums of a guitar and the tapping of feet as a wake goes on.

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 15:18:43 +0100
Fermanagh GAA star, Paul Coyle star laid to rest in Derry
Fermanagh GAA star, Paul Coyle, was laid to rest in Co. Derry today (Friday) in a poignant and hugely attended funeral in Swatragh County Derry.

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 15:34:00 +0100
SuperCup stalwart Ernie in running for Sporting Champion nod
Ernie Conlon, from Tempo, is well-known for his involvement in the Fermanagh Supercup NI Association, which prepares the best local talent for the prestigious SuperCup NI tournament near the North Coast.

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 15:08:00 +0100
Unionists reject Gaza ceasefire motion citing 'poor wording'
A RECENT vote calling for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza caused division in the Assembly chamber, with 26 Unionist politicians voting against.

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 14:30:00 +0100
Fermanagh man is jailed for 'gratuitous' violence to animals
A Fermanagh man has been jailed for badger baiting and associated charges as part of 'gratuitous' violence against animals