Book of Condolence opened for Brian Friel

Published: 12th October 2015

Following the decision of the Council at last week’s Council Meeting, Fermanagh and Omagh District Council has opened a Book of Condolence for the late Brian Friel.

Friel, who has been described as Ireland’s most important playwright since Samuel Beckett, was born in Omagh and spent the first 10 years of his life in the town. He achieved worldwide fame and acclaim for his many works, and died at his home in Co Donegal on 2 October.

The Book of Condolence for the late Brian Friel will be available for signing by members of the public at Strule Arts Centre, Omagh, 10:00 am – 5:30pm, Monday – Saturday and in the Townhall, Enniskillen, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Monday – Friday, and will remain open until Friday 30 October 2015.



For further information please contact Elizabeth Harkin, tel: 0300 303 1777 or email:

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