Skifjord tragedy remembered forty years on

ON Sunday morning members of the Byrne family will gather for 11am Mass in the Church of St Joseph & St Conal, Bruckless to pray for the souls of Francis Byrne and his son Jimmie. It will be the 40th anniversary of the night the two Byrnes and three fellow fishermen drowned when the Skifjord […]

Happy working his way from the top to the bottom

DERMOT Kane, 70, has gained a reputation across the construction industry for his work on big tunnelling jobs around the world. Dermot, who was born in Benroe, Bruckless, began his career more than fifty years ago on the construction of London’s Victoria line. Since then he has worked on many  projects around London and tunnels […]