Steamin’ May Day weekend at Shanes Castle Steam Rally

A SUPERB two days of entertainment is guaranteed at this year’s Shanes Castle May Day Steam Rally on Sunday 1 and Monday 2 May, from 10am to 5pm daily. This year’s Rally features all our traditional favourites and some special extras. Expect a great line-up of steam and traction engines, including special guest ‘Mick’s Mac’ […]

How you can help support those fleeing from Ukraine…

The war in Ukraine has sent shockwaves around the world and caused hundreds of thousands of people to flee their homeland. Thousands of you are already helping Ukrainian refugees by donating supplies to collection centres in communities across the UK. Charities and local organisations are ensuring food, clothing, blankets, medicines, toys and other lifeline goods […]

‘Live at the Castle’ music festival this March

This March sees a return of a live music festival to Enniskillen with something for everyone.   ‘Live at the Castle’ will take place in the unique surroundings of Enniskillen Castle and the festival aims to bring the absolute best of local and international live acts. The Fermanagh weather won’t affect the fun of the […]

Now’s time to consider a career in the Civil Service

Forget bowler hats and briefcases, the Civil Service has moved on from the days of Jim Hacker and Sir Humphrey Appleby in TV sitcom Yes Minister. The modern Civil Service is a vibrant and varied working environment, offering opportunities for employees from all walks of life. We talk to staff working in different departments about […]

‘We changed our minds and got our COVID jabs’

There are still thousands of people who have not yet had their vaccinations. Some are scared of needles and others believe that two doses are enough or because they have had COVID-19 they do not need a jab. The fact is every adult in the country needs a booster. It is the best way to […]

What does trading under NI Protocol mean for business?

No trader can have failed to notice the new requirements when purchasing from Great Britain since Brexit. The Northern Ireland Protocol was the most significant development in Brexit for this island as it meant no physical border infrastructure between NI and IE; however, that was only possible through the introduction of customs and regulatory checks […]

Experts reveal the facts about Omicron Variant

Latest COVID-19 variant Omicron is highly infectious and still spreading. It is more important than ever we all get vaccinated to protect ourselves, our family and friends. Boosters increase our protection against the virus up to more than 88 per cent. We talk to myth-busting medical experts who answer your most frequently asked questions about […]

Ulster Touring Opera set to perform in Enniskillen

Ulster Touring Opera, a new cross-border company based in Belfast, has just launched its opening season: seven performances of A Night at the Opera, with four performances in Northern Ireland and three in the Republic. BBC Radio Ulster Classical Connections presenter John Toal hosts a stellar quartet of singers set to perform a programme of […]

Planning your holidays? Check the new travel rules…

Holiday destinations during and after the pandemic After almost two years of COVID-19, many people dare to think of travels abroad once more. With countries opening their borders and the UK moving closer to loosening the remaining rules, planning a holiday is no longer a fantasy. But whatever the destination, always check before departure whether […]