A motorcyclist who died in a road traffic collision in Fermanagh at the weekend has been named locally as Ollie Murphy who was from the Lisnaskea area. 

The incident took place in the Dernawilt Road area of Rosslea shortly before 10.30pm on Sunday evening.

Mr. Murphy's funeral will take place on Thursday morning at St. Patrick's Church, Donagh and he will be buried in the Church of Immaculate Conception afterwards.

Inspector Cherith Adair from the Police Service’s Collision Investigation Unit said: “A report was received shortly before 10.30pm on Sunday 16 June, of a collision involving a motorcycle in the Dernawilt Road area.

“Officers attended the scene along with our colleagues from the Northern Ireland Ambulance Service.

“Sadly, the male motorcyclist passed away at the scene."

Sinn Féin Fermanagh South Tyrone MLA, Áine Murphy said hers "thoughts and prayers are with the victim of this terrible tragedy and with his family and friends at this very difficult and sad time". 

Inspector Adair continued: “An investigation to establish the circumstances is now underway, and the Collision Investigation Unit is appealing to anyone who may have any information which may assist, or who may have been travelling in the area at the time and captured any dash-cam or mobile phone footage, to get in touch.

“The number to call is 101, quoting reference number 1697 of 16/06/24.”