Special event taking place in Manorhamilton to commemorate Gordon Wilson

A special commemorative event is taking place in Manorhamilton tomorrow in honour of Gordon Wilson.


Originally from Manorhamilton, Gordon Wilson became known internationally as a peace campaigner during the Troubles the North.


Tragically, his daughter Marie was killed in the Enniskillen bombing in 1987.


He was also injured in the atrocity and lay buried in the rubble with his daughter as she died.


Priest in the Diocese of Kilmore, Father Gerry Comiskey believes that the former Senator paved the way for the Peace Process despite experiencing such personal tragedy: