Obituaries: Fermanagh


Bartley, Jim
The death occurred at home on Tuesday, November 29 last year of James Oliver (Jim) Bartley.
18 January 2012

Bogue, Orla
There was an unprecedented public acknowledgement at the funeral in Tempo of 18-year old, Orla Bogue who died in a Belfast Hospital from injuries she sustained in an accident.
23 May 2007

Bogue, Paul
The club and the community were stunned and saddened by the tragic death of Paul Bogue and heartfelt sympathy is extended to his immediate family and wide circle of friends. Paul was hugely interested in sports and was an enthusiastic member of the club’s under 10 panel.
19 July 2006

Boyle, Michael
A popular Brookeboro family who are well known in GAA circles and in the building trade were bereaved as a result of an early morning road traffic accident on the Roslea/Donagh road.
30 September 2004

Boyle, Michael
A well known Arney man, Michael Boyle, died in the Erne Hospital, Enniskillen, where he had been a patient for a short time.
14 July 2009

Breen, Michael
The death in the Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast, following a short and sudden illness, of Michael (Mickey) Breen, a well-known building contractor who lived with his wife and two daughters at Manor View, Tempo cause genuine shock and regret. He was 60.
26 April 2007

Breen, Phil
THE DEATH took place suddenly at his home at Dooneen Road, Tempo last Thursday of Phil Breen. He was 72, the husband of Mary and father of five.
01 December 2010

Callaghan, Seamus
People in Roslea have been struggling to come to terms with the sudden death of local postmaster Seamus Callaghan who is belived to have suffered a heart attack while playing indoor soccer with friends.
03 October 2003

Carron, Seamus
The death occured at his residence on Wednesday of last week, after a long illness of Mr Seamus Carron
22 September 2011

Cassidy, James
It is ironic and yet in away, it is entirely true to the man’s way of doing things, that, on the very night he was selected as a member of Fermanagh’s Team of the Century’, James Cassidy passed to his eternal reward.
10 August 2005

Cornyn, Cathal
The death occurred suddenly at his home in Drumlin Glen on the Sligo Road, Enniskillen on Monday night of this week of former Enniskillen Gaels star, Cathal Cornyn.
16 February 2011

Cornyn, Cathal (Murty)
The death took place suddenly at his home at Drumlin Glen, Sligo Road, Enniskillen on Monday last week, 14th February of Cathal (Murty) Cornyn. He was 55 and single.
23 February 2011

Corrigan, Desmond
The death, which took place after a three-month illness at St Christopher’s hospice, Cavan of Desmond Corrigan (51), a native of Springtown, Kinawley evoked genuine regret and sadness. He had otherwise enjoyed excellent health.
31 August 2003

Corrigan, Sean
A popular Belnaleck farmer and father of five young children died instantly in a tragic tractor accident as he helped out on a neighbouring farm.
31 August 2004

Courtney, Tom
There was widespread regret at the sudden death of Tom Courtney, Drumhaw Lisnaskea who died at his home on the 13th February 2007. Tom, who was 64, will be sadly missed by his sister May, brothers Eamonn & Oliver, brother in law Jon & sister in law Geraldine, nephews, nieces, grand nieces and two of his finest friends Brian and Michelle Doogan.
28 February 2007

Cox, Gerard
The death, which took place in the Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast of Gerard Cox, Derrygonnelly shocked and saddened the entire community, and far beyond.
26 July 2006

Cunningham, Aiden
The death occurred of Aiden Cunningham on Christmas Eve morning, December 24 at the age of 55 years.
27 January 2010

Curry, James Patrick
The death has taken place of Jimmy Curry, aged 53 years, at the Erne Hospital in Enniskillen. He had been ill for a short period and had been in hospital for only three days.
28 April 2003

Donnelly, Paddy
In what was one of the biggest funerals Fermanagh has seen in recent years, thousands of people have paid tribute to the man who is widely regarded as being one of the key figures in the GAA here over the past quarter of a century
01 January 2001

Drumm, John
The death took place on New Year's Eve in the Tilery Nursing Home on the Swanlinbar Road, of John Drumm, a native of Dresternan, Derrylin. He was 91.
04 January 2012

Drumm, Paddy
The recent death of a former chairman of Derrylin GFC and noted card and skittles player, Paddy Drumm impacted greatly on the local community.
03 October 2012

Duffy, Cathal
There is nothing like death for making us all stop, take stock of our lives and reflect on our own fragility. Such it was for the community of Botha on Saturday 30th April when we woke to the sad news of the death of Cathal Duffy, Springfield.
24 May 2005

Durnien, Tommy
The death took place on Wednesday September 17th peacefully at his home at "Beech House" Main Street, Lisnaskea of Tommy Durnien. He was 87.
08 October 2008

Fallis, Anthony
News of the sudden death in New Jersey of Enniskillen-born Tom Fallis, who was known as, ’Irish Tom’ and ’American Tom’, depending on which side of the Atlantic one was speaking about him, was heard with genuine shock and regret. He was 53 and was single.
10 January 2007

Ferguson, Donna
It was with widespread shock and deep sadness that the village of Belleek and the surrounding communities and indeed, counties, learned of the sudden and tragic death of Donna Ferguson.
07 December 2006

Ferguson, Pat
The death took place, recently, of Pat Ferguson from Drumnasrene, Garrison, and was much regretted. "Wee Pat" as he was affectionately known, regarded as one of the finest tractor men around.
17 July 2013

Fitzpatrick, Matt
The death occurred of Matt Fitzpatrick, 11 Glendale Avenue North, Newtownbreda, Belfast, on Tuesday, October 16, in a Belfast hospital.
25 October 2012

Gallagher, John Bernard
Benny Gallagher's sudden death took place at his family home in Fivemiletown on Thursday June 3 where he lived with his wife Anne and daughter Fiona.
21 July 2010

Gallagher, Raymond
The sudden death of Raymond Gallagher of Belleek was received with shock and sadness. A father figure of the GAA in the village, he was held in very high esteem.
30 June 2007

Gallagher, Raymond
The sudden and totally unexpected death took place in the Erne hospital of one of Belleek’s best-known community activists, Raymond Gallagher who lived with his wife Mary and their son, Raymond Jun at Keenaghan, Belleek.
27 June 2007

Greene, Vincent
The sudden and unexpected death took place, at his home at Clonliff, Macken of Vincent Greene.
The deceased had attended a football match at McManus Park, Kinawley, earlier in the evening. Shortly after returning home he became very ill, and he died despite the intervention of his family and the emergency services. He was 67.
01 November 2006

Kelly, John
When John Kelly passed away in February this year, the father of six had spent his entire life in his beloved Trillick.
21 May 2008

Lavelle, Seamus
The death occurred suddenly in Craigavon Area Hospital of one of Enniskillen Gaels GFC best loved and most active supporters, Seamus Lavelle. He was 66. He was being transferred from the Erne to the Royal Victoria in Belfast at the time.
30 March 2003

Leonard, Denis
The death took place in the Erne Hospital on the 2nd January 2007 of Denis (Dinny) Leonard, Knocks, Lisnaskea. He was 96 and, up until four years previously he had enjoyed excellent health and had led a very active life, following a lifelong career as a progressive and a model farmer.
24 January 2007

Lynch, Francey
When someone dies, it's like a library burning down. The passing of Francey Lynch of Roslea feels that intense.
25 November 2009

MacCann, Kevin
The death took place last month of Kevin "the Tailor" MacCann, a well known character in the Trillick area. He was in his 92nd year.
21 August 2013

Maguire, Eamonn
The entire community of Derrygonnelly was shocked at the death of one of its favourite sons, Eamonn Maguire. The Derrygonnelly man, aged 85 years, who lived for his community died in the Erne Hospital in Enniskillen.
31 December 2004

Maguire, Liam
The tragic death took place of Liam Maguire on 24 July, 2003.
31 August 2003

Maguire, Paddy
The death took place in the Graan Private Nursing Home, Enniskillen on New Year's Eve of Paddy Maguire who, at the time of death,
04 January 2012

McAloon, Padraig
The recent death of Padraig McAloon (32), Mullanvaum School House, Corranny, Roslea, evoked widespread genuine sorrow and regret. He was the only son of Packie and Bridget McAloon, and a brother to Majella, Sinead, Concepta, Christine and Edel. He was the youngest in the family.
31 July 2013

McCreesh, Eileen
The death took place, peacefully, in the South West Acute Hospital, Enniskillen, on 15th July last of Eileen McCreesh of Castlebalfour Road, Lisnaskea. She was aged 70. News of her death evoked genuine regret and sadness.
07 August 2013

McDonnell, Eamon
Some Derrylin Gaels, including this writer like to consider the probability that Fermanagh’s greatest ever player to wear the county colours came from the townland of Cornahoule.
03 August 2005

McDonnell, Frankie
The death, took place of Frankie McDonnell, Fairview Crescent, Killgoan, Monaghan in St James’ Hospital, Dublin, surrounded by his loving family and in the care of a devoted surgeon, oncology team and nurses of the ICU and HDU. He was aged 73.
06 June 2007

McDonnell, Patrick Hugh
The death of Pat McDonnell brought to a peaceful close the life of one of Coonian's oldest residents.
23 June 2010

McElroy, Frank
On Christmas Eve, the communities of Donagh and the Knocks were both shocked and saddened when the news spread of the death of Frank McElroy.
18 January 2012

McGarrity, Oliver
The news of the unexpected death of popular newsagent, Oliver mcGarrity, in the early hours of 16th April, was received with great sadness in the local and wider area
22 April 2009

McGovern Damien
Belcoo has been in mourning following the tragic accident that claimed the life of Damien McGovern. Damien was supporting the club, delivering the club lotto collection when the accident happened.
21 March 2007

McGovern, Pat
The funeral took place in St Naille's Church , Kinawley on March 30 of Pat McGovern, or 'Red Pat" as he was affectionately known throughout his life. It marked the end of what was a remarkably long and healthy life for one of he parish's most enduring and respected men.
27 April 2011

McGuinness, Michael
The death took place on Saturday last, 20th May of Michael McGuinness, a member of a well-known Roslea family who moved to Trillick after a spell in London. He was 52.
22 May 2013

McGullion, Louie
The death took place on 24th July last of Louie McGullion. He is survived by his sisters Josie, Kathleen and Molly, and by his brothers, Mickey and Eamonn.
07 August 2013

McKenna, Bernard
The death, which was sudden and unexpected took place at his home, at Cornakeouge, Kilnawley of Bernard McKenna. It evoked widespread genuine shock, regret and sadness.
27 April 2005

McManus, Bridie
Bridie McManus, the last surviving member of the second generation of the McManus family of Teemore, died in Belfast recently.
28 August 2013

McManus, Thomas
The death has occurred in Hudson, New York of Thomas McManus, who was formerly from Clonliff, Macken.
14 July 2009

McNally, Tommy
With the death of president Tommy McNally, the Maguires have lost one of the great stalwarts of the club. Tommy had given a lifetime of dedicated service to the club in very many capacities and his contribution to the development of the Maguires was immense.
30 October 2007

Moffatt, John
A former footballer and hurler with Lisnaskea Emmets GAC, John Moffatt (43), who lived at Main Street in the town, died in the Royal Victoria Hospital from serious injuries he sustained in a fall where he lived.
11 July 2006

Morris, Kevin
The late Kevin Morris, Menapian Way, Enniskillen, who died at the age of 62 on the 18th January last, was a bricklayer by trade, manager of a bookmaker’s office and was latterly retired due to ill health.
08 February 2006

Murphy, Catherine
Catherine Murphy passed away peacefully at her residence Aghalun House, Brookeborough on 8th September 2007.
30 September 2007

Neilan, Dessie
Tributes to former school principal
15 December 2010

O’Brien, John Francis
The death which occurred on 26th August last after a short illness of John Francis O’Brien, Aughamuldoney, Garrison evoked widespread genuine sorrow and regret.
28 September 2002

O’Keefe, Thomas
The death took place at home of Gabriel Thomas O’Keefe, of Main Street Newtownbutler.
31 January 2003

O'Callaghan, Teresa
To the family of Teresa O'Callaghan, formerly Main Street, Belleek, who passed away last week, we extend our deepest sympathies.
07 May 2013

O'Connor, Hugh
A well-respected figure in both local and Warwickshire GAA circles, Hugh O'Connor passed away on May 23rd at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Selly Oak, Birmingham, after a short illness.
29 June 2011

O'Neill, Joe
The death took place in Sligo General Hospital last week of veteran republican and retired Bundoran businessman, Joe O'Neill. He was 76.
09 October 2013

Owens, John
The death which took place in the Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast on 19th July last from injuries received in a farm related accident near Drumlone, Newtownbutler two days earlier of John Owens.
31 July 2007

Parker, Patrick
The death of Patrick (Paddy) Parker, who was originally from Kinawley, in Clachan Court, Derrylin removed from the scene a man who was steeped in gaelic football lore, having been a star player to start with.

06 August 2006

Reilly, Paddy-Joe
"Paddy-Joe is dead". No need for surname as news of the death of one of Derrylin’s best known and loved residents filtered out on Saturday morning, 7th July.
30 July 2007

Smyth, Joe
The death took place on the 13th of July, 2003, in the Erne Hospital, following a 10-month illness bravely borne, of Joe Smyth, Knockmore Road, Derrygonnelly. He was 74 and was a farmer and former Councillor.
31 August 2003

Sreenan, Kevin
The death in Dublin after a six month illness of former Lisnaskea Emmets and Fermanagh gaelic footballer, Kevin Sreenan evoked widespread genuine regret.
31 January 2003

The late Jerry Mc Grenra
The parish of Gartan and Termon lost one of its best-known characters recently with the death of Jerry Mc Grenra. Jerry was the Joint President of the Termon GAA club and died at the grand age of 91.
16 March 2005

Traynor, Eddie
There was an impressive farewell by Gaels throughout Fermanagh,who were joined by the Ulster Council President, Michael Greenan and the secretary, Danny Murphy at the removal and funeral Mass in St Mary’s Church, Maguiresbridge GFC in 1947 and, at the time of his sudden death at the home of his son, Ciaran, Drumgarve, Maguiresbridge, he was the club treasurer for all of the intervening 57 years and treasurer of the Fermanagh County Board for the past 2 years.
30 June 2004

Treacy, P.J.
The death at his home in Garrison, following a seven month illness that required hospitalisation in the Erne, the Royal and Belvoir Park hospitals and home care generously delivered by his wife, Bernie and his five sisters, of P.J. Treacy was met with genuine profound sadness and regret.
31 July 2003