Celebrating business success in Strabane


SATURDAY night saw business people from across Strabane and district gather to celebrate and acknowledge the 2012 Strabane Business Awards, run in association with the Strabane Chronicle and Strabane Chamber of Commerce.


Terri’s journey ends


STRABANE’S ‘The Voice of Ireland’ hopeful Terri O’Reilly is out of the popular singing competition after being voted off last night.


Deaths revealed in ‘passing out’ challenge


​THE mother of a 16-year-old boy who died after taking part in the “passing out challenge” has this week spoken of her loss.
Gill Ayre, from Brighton in England lost her son Harry to the so-called game nearly three years ago. She was prompted to contact the Strabane Chronicle after a local lad was hospitalised last week. Gerard McGarrigle, an 11-year-old pupil at Holy Cross College in Strabane, was rushed to hospital after being found unconscious at Springhill Park in the town.