Removal from His home on Tuesday at 9.00 am going via Macken, Thompsons bridge to arrive in St Nailes church Kinawley for 10.00 am Funeral Mass. A financial letter from Santa (with a nod to Elf and Safety) . O’Brien died in a road accident in Pretoria, South Africa, where he lived and worked with the United Nations Refugee Agency. A woman was pronounced dead at the scene following a car crash in Co Louth on Saturday night. A man in his 40s has died following a farm accident in the Derrylin area of Co. Fermanagh. The man and woman both entered the water at … May he rest in Peace pic.twitter.com/R12YdyjyPF, — St Michael's College (@St_Michaels_Ekn) December 9, 2020, As a 10/11 year old in 2003, I was running round everywhere following my dad, who was involved with the @FermanaghGAA Minor set up, Shane O’Brien was my hero. Police ‘lucky to be alive’ after fake bomb lures them to explosion. The Health and Safety Executive of … ... PSNI The arrests were made today in Fermanagh, Belfast and Derry. RIP. O'Brien's time in Fermanagh colours ended early as … Tributes have been pouring in for O’Brien, with former team-mateRyan McCluskey was among those to offer his condolences on Twitter. Fermanagh GAA is mourning the loss of former player Shane O'Brien who has tragically died in a car crash. — Michael kerr (@Mickykerr) December 8, 2020. News of Houllier's death emerged this morning. Tributes have been pouring in for the Erne Gaels club man, a former minor and senior footballer for Fermanagh, following his sudden death. "He certainly left his mark on St Michael's, he was a wonderful student and a great young man. Died Friday 15th November 2019 peacefully in hospital, surrounded by his loving family. "Shane had been injured prior to the game but when I brought him on, he was a game-changer," he said. Friends have also written of their devastation, one said: "Some people briefly pass through your life and leave a lasting impression that you don’t forget. A man has died in an accident on a farm in Co Fermanagh. "Shane was a very talented footballer, who I had the pleasure of coaching and teaching," he said. new Court hears of Fermanagh Border car chase before drugs find. Lisnaskea. Shane O’Brien, who was a member of the Erne Gaels GAA club in Co Fermanagh, died following the accident in Pretoria on Tuesday where he lived … Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam. Image caption The scene of the crash in Fermanagh . He was also involved in Arabian Celts, a Gaelic football club in Bahrain. Mr Corrigan said one of the best memories he had of Mr O'Brien was in the semi-final of the 2002 MacRory Cup against Maghera. The accident occurred in Pretoria, where O'Brien worked and lived. ‘Shane also won a Corn na nÓg title in 1999 with St Michael’s College and a MacRory Cup in 2002. The incident happened on Thursday, according to reports from the BBC. The heartbroken mother of a former Fermanagh GAA footballer and hurler who died following a car crash in South Africa has told how her son "was loved by … A man has died following a road traffic collision in Co Fermanagh today. Awfully sad news about the passing of Shane O’Brien. Registered in Northern Ireland, No. In a statement last night, Fermanagh GAA also said: "It is with a deep sense of shock and sadness that we learned of the tragic death of Shane O’Brien from the Erne Gaels club. Please rate this website. Car ploughs into at least four pedestrians after it mounts path, GAA issues final warning to supporters ahead of All-Ireland finals, The three best Irish books for any sport fan this Christmas, * Sign up to the Extra.ie survey panel to trial free products and win prizes for your opinions! . Tributes have been paid following the tragic death of former Fermanagh Gaelic football star Shane O'Brien. CTRL + SPACE for auto-complete. Brian Óg Maguire was a Gaelic footballer who played at senior level for the Fermanagh county team. Get the day's headlines delivered directly to your inbox, Former Fermanagh manager Dom Corrigan has paid tribute to Mr O'Brien. new Court hears of Fermanagh Border car chase before drugs find. Had the pleasure of playing alongside this young man. The man who died in a road accident in County Fermanagh was John Forsythe, 51, from Castlederg, County Tyrone. "Our deepest sympathies go to the O'Brien family at this time," said a Fermanagh GAA statement. "Beyond the football, he was a really nice guy and it is a horrible tragedy for him to be killed like this. Terrible sad news received today about an old milk cup and Fermanagh minor teammate, Shane O'Brien. THE BROWNHILL Road in Irvinestown remains closed following a serious accident in the town this morning. 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The community of Belleek on the Fermanagh-Donegal border is coming to terms with the tragic news that one of its young men died is a car crash in South Africa. On approach, the seaplane overshot the flare path and eventually crashed in the Lough Erne, few hundred yards away from the airfield. The crew was involved in a night circular training flight in Enniskillen. Tributes have been pouring in for the Erne Gaels club man, a former minor and senior footballer for Fermanagh, following his sudden death. John James Reihill, Derrylin Road, Lisnaskea Co. Fermanagh and formerly Innishcorkish Island, Lisnaskea . O'Brien died in a road accident in Pretoria, South Africa, where he lived and worked with the United Nations Refugee Agency. ViaMichelin provides details of incidents that may affect road traffic in County Fermanagh that include: road closures, lane restrictions, accidents, roadworks, weather, special events (e.g. Follow the latest news for Lisnaskea in County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland, UK - Local news and information in your area. Co Fermanagh 16:24, 21 NOV 2020. The crash happened in the Brooklyn area of Pretoria in South Africa on Monday afternoon, December 7. The ex-footballer died following a car crash on Monday in … Thoughts and prayers with all your family and friends. "Shane was not only my boss, but was my friend, my supporter, and fun buddy to talk to and hang out with," she said. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam.’. 28 Belmore Street, Enniskillen, County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland, BT74 6AA THE BROWNHILL Road in Irvinestown remains closed following a serious accident in the town this morning. Our deepest sympathies go to the O’Brien family at this time. "My heart goes out to his family at this time.". The incident happened shortly after 9am today. He died today (Saturday, July 8) in hospital, as a result of his injuries. Both men squared off at UFC 178 in 2014... Manchester United have learned their fate after dropping down from the Champions League after Monday's Europa League draw. Enter your postcode to see news and information near you. Former Kerry star footballer Kieran Donaghy is set for a new role in the Armagh set-up, it has emerged. A gentleman and brilliant man. Paramedic crews, fire appliances and the air ambulance were called to the scene of accident, … Dom Corrigan, former Fermanagh player and manager who taught Mr O'Brien at St Michael's College, Enniskillen, said he was "not just an excellent footballer, he was a lovely, warm person". Shane O’Brien from Belleek, a 2002 MacRory Cup winner, died in Pretoria on Monday. It happened on the Belfast Road, Brookeborough at around 12.30am. 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A former GAA footballer and hurler and DCU graduate who went on to a career with the UN has tragically died following a road accident in South Africa.Shane The Fermanagh Herald is published by North West of Ireland Printing & Publishing Company Limited, trading as North-West News Group. Read more. Our deepest sympathies go to the O’Brien family at this time. A statement from St Michael's College said they were "saddened to learn of the untimely death of our past pupil Shane O'Brien". A man has died and six people have been injured in a road accident in County Fermanagh. Local newspaper reports said his vehicle crashed into a tree in the Brooklyn area. According to The Belfast Telegraph, the father of four lived just outside Lisnaskea. Tributes have been paid following the tragic death of former Fermanagh Gaelic football star Shane O'Brien. The accident occurred in Pretoria, where O'Brien worked and lived. "Heartfelt condolences to his family and friends at this hard time.". Fermanagh GAA is in mourning after the tragic death of former inter-county footballer Shane O'Brien. Former Fermanagh footballer Shane O'Brien has died following a road accident in Pretoria, South Africa, where he lived and worked with the United Nations Refugee Agency. "He played wing-half forward and excelled in the game, he was the wild card that Maghera weren't expecting, he made a massive impact on the game and lifted St Michael's off the ropes.". A member of the Erne Gaels club, he was last night remembered as a "gentleman on and off the field". Get all of the latest breaking local and international news stories as they happen, with up to the minute updates and analysis, from Ireland's National Broadcaster Today's incident, which took place just after noon, is now being investigated by the Health and Safety Executive. A young man has pleaded guilty to dangerous driving causing the deaths of two people and seriously injuring another in a crash in Co Donegal. We lose an amazing colleague and friend". ", "Our deepest sympathies go to the O’Brien family at this time.". He went away to do some good in the world, to make a positive contribution. Mr O'Brien, who was aged in his mid-30s, worked for the UN Refugee Agency, previously in Geneva and most recently in South Africa. He played for the Fermanagh senior team in 2009 and was part of the minor squad that reached the 2003 Ulster Final. "Shane also won a Corn na nÓg title in 1999 with St Michael’s College, Enniskillen. Shane O'Brien was much loved by all who knew him. ... County Fermanagh. In June 2012, he played in the half-forward line in the quarter-final of the Ulster Senior Football Championship at Brewster Park, a defeat to Down. The 22-year-old was arraigned and pleaded guilty to … Image caption The scene of the crash in Fermanagh . Shane was a MacRory Cup winner in 2002. "When I heard about the career choice he had made and that he was working for the UN, it did not surprise me because he has a caring personality. The club wrote on Facebook: "Shane was an influential part of our senior men’s team making club history in Abu Dhabi and was a gentleman off the field too. The 22-year-old was arraigned and pleaded guilty to … pic.twitter.com/nRgrDWFdYd, — Fermanagh GAA (@FermanaghGAA) December 9, 2020. Picture by Ann McManus, £20.5 million fund from dormant accounts to be opened for community sector, Coronavirus: Another five deaths as 419 new cases recorded in Northern Ireland, Brexit deal still possible, says Michel Barnier after talks extended, Brandon Lewis faces calls to apologise to Troubles victims, On Trend: Five of the best beauty crackers, Ask Fiona: I'm struggling with debt and miss my daughter, Buying a business - the factors you must consider. Great footballer and a genuinely super person.". ‘Shane was a member of the Fermanagh Minor team that reached the Ulster Final in 2003 and a member of the Fermanagh Senior Football team in 2009. It happened on the Belfast Road, Brookeborough at around 12.30am. BBC Local News - Get the news that's local to you Homepage ... A man and woman are accused of wilfully neglecting two children in a County Fermanagh town. A TALENTED Fermanagh GAA player killed in a car crash in South Africa while working for the United Nations has been described as a "great footballer and a genuinely super person". Thirty-two teams have been divided between 16 matches for the Round of 32, which is schedule to... Ireland have discovered their opponents for their pool in the upcoming 2023 Rugby World Cup in France after Monday morning's draw. Her body was removed to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda where a post mortem will be carried out. Please rate this website. "Shane was a MacRory Cup winner in 2002," they said. Get in touch. A man has died in an accident on a farm in Co Fermanagh. Crime. A man caught up in a boating accident which claimed the life of a woman in Co Fermanagh has left hospital after treatment. The incident happened shortly after 9am today. A TALENTED Fermanagh GAA player killed in a car crash in South Africa while working for the United Nations has been described as a "great footballer and a genuinely super person". An absolute gentleman and gifted footballer who helped carry that side to an Ulster Final. A pal described him as a "fantastic footballer and an absolute gentleman", while another added: "A most wonderful human being. The crash happened on the Manoo Road in Kesh at about 18:00 BST on Wednesday. A TALENTED Fermanagh GAA player killed in a car crash in South Africa while working for the United Nations has been described as a "great footballer and a genuinely super person". Ar dheis de go raibh a anam, Rest In Peace Shane. . Beloved husband of the late Sheila (R.I.P. public events). Enter your postcode to see news and information near you. It is understood the victim was in his 30s and was from the Fermanagh area originally . Although the tournament is just under three years away, the World Cup authorities have... A number of Liverpool stars including Jamie Carragher have led the way with tributes for former manager Gerard Houllier. Former Fermanagh footballer Shane O’Brien has died following a road accident in Pretoria, South Africa, where he lived and worked with the United Nations Refugee Agency. Another friend said she was "taken by sadness and shock of losing Shane in this horrible way". Fermanagh GAA posted on Twitter: ‘It is with a deep sense of shock and sadness that we learned of the tragic death of Shane O’Brien from the Erne Gaels club. One van was involved in the crash. Article share tools. Tributes paid to one of NI's last Second World War veterans after death at 100. @FermanaghGAA #Rip #perspective,’ he wrote. The heartbroken mother of a former Fermanagh GAA footballer and hurler who died following a car crash in South Africa has told how her son "was loved by … Won a MacRory Cup for St Michaels, played for Fermanagh then went off to work for the UN making a real difference in the world. The UFC have dropped a brilliant promo video for their next huge PPV event, which just so happens to be Dustin Poirier v Conor McGregor 2. R0000576. The latest breaking news, comment and features from The Independent. The PSNI attended the scene of the incident and the Health and Safety Executive was informed. A man has died following a road traffic collision in Co Fermanagh today. The man who tragically lost his life in a farm accident in Co. Fermanagh yesterday has been named as Gerry Collins. A young man has pleaded guilty to dangerous driving causing the deaths of two people and seriously injuring another in a crash in Co Donegal. He died after a long and complicated battle with illness. — Tomás Corrigan (@tcorrigan714) December 9, 2020, All in @St_Michaels_Ekn were saddened to learn of the untimely death of our past pupil Shane O'Brien. ), father of baby Grainne who died in infancy. It has been reported that farm machinery was involved. Paramedic crews, fire appliances and the air ambulance were called to the scene of accident, … "Our deepest sympathies go to the O'Brien family at this time," said a Fermanagh GAA statement. "We extend our sympathy to the O'Brien family.". Today's incident, which took place just after noon, is now being investigated by the Health and Safety Executive. "Shane was a member of the Fermanagh minor team that reached the Ulster Final in 2003 and a member of the Fermanagh senior football team in 2009. One van was involved in the crash. 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