Households here are ‘facing into a financial tsunami’

THERE will be “a second tsunami” of financial distress for Fermanagh households coming after the Covid-19 crisis is over, and the powers-that-be must do more to help when it comes. That is the message from a local debt advice expert who works closely with families and individuals in the local area who are in financial […]


Answering the call: retired nurse returns to frontline

FRANCIS Smith, a former sister over the Critical Care Unit at SWAH has came out of retirement in order to help her colleagues in one of the toughest and most frightening battles she has faced in a career that spans over 29 years.  Speaking to the Herald about this experience and coming back to the […]

New community phone service breaking isolation

NEW phone befriending service reaching out to those isolated in our community has been launched by Fermanagh House.  Although the building is closed there has been lots of hard work going on behind the scenes to quickly turn around a dedicated phone service ‘Connect Fermanagh’.  Spearheaded by Fermanagh Trust Director Lauri McCusker and his team […]