Six golds for Portora rowers at Irish Masters

Portora Boat Club returned home on Saturday from the Rowing Ireland 1k Classic with six national wins out of seven finals. The 1000m Classic is a Rowing Ireland tier-one event held annually at Lough Rynn in County Leitrim. The top over 27 Masters’ rowers from Ulster, Munster, Connacht and Leinster came together to see who […]

McCartney impresses at first European Championships

Ellie McCartney has shared her delight after making an impressive debut at the senior European Aquatics Championships in Belgrade over the weekend, reaching three finals. The Enniskillen native, representing the National Centre (Limerick), finished eighth in both the 200m Breaststroke and 200m Individual Medley (IM) and was part of the Irish 4x100m Mixed Medley relay […]

Corrigan and Timoney confirmed to row at 2024 Olympics

The Olympic Federation of Ireland has officially selected Ross Corrigan and Nathan Timoney to row for Ireland at the  Olympic Games in Paris this summer. Corrigan and Timoney qualified the Men’s Pair boat for the Paris Games last September but had to wait until now to ensure it would be the Fermanagh duo in the […]

McCartney in Ireland team for European Championships

Enniskillen swimming sensation Ellie McCartney has been selected to represent Ireland at the European Aquatics Championships in Belgrade, Serbia, from June 17-23. The selection comes hot on the heels of her outstanding performance at the Irish Open Swimming Championships in Dublin last month, where she clinched gold in both the 200m Individual Medley and the […]

Super Saturday in store for the Enniskillen 10K

This Saturday the Enniskillen 10k, sponsored by Modern Tyres, will make its return for the first time in five years. The ‘Castle to Castle’ event starts from the iconic Enniskillen Castle running towards the National Trust property Castle Coole, before returning to the finish line at Derrychara Playing Fields. Over 1000 thousand runners and walkers are expected […]

Mount Lourdes’ cross country team pick up award

On Saturday, March 9, a team of eight Mount Lourdes students made history by winning a first-ever national cross-country title for the school at the Irish Schools’ Cross Country Finals in Tymon Park, in South Dublin. The team, made up of Erin McPhillips, Eimear Mulligan, Kacey Gallagher, Ciara McCrystal, Moya Magee, Megan Kelly, Kate Kelly […]

Three golds and a silver at best-ever National Schools’

Enniskillen Royal Boat Club had their most successful visit to the National Schools’ Regatta at the weekend, winning three golds and a silver. The event, held at the 2012 Olympic venue Dorney Lake outside London is the largest schools’ regatta in Europe with over 5000 rowers participating over three days. On day one, the two Junior J14 […]

McCartney crowned Irish Open Champion

Enniskillen swimmer Ellie McCartney took gold in the 200m Individual Medley at the Irish Open Championships in Dublin late yesterday afternoon.  In the final event of day two at the championships, McCartney took a commanding win to be crowned National Champion in 2:16.04 ahead of UCD’s Jena Macdougald (2:20.71) and Portmarnock’s Megan Jones (2:22.85). On […]

Ulster Schools’ success for local athletes

By Paul O’Neill The Mary Peters Track hosted the Ulster Schools’ Championships for the first time and the athletes across the five age groups provided those present with some thrilling performances over the two days. Jack Donnelly was the standout performer on what was a disappointing day one for Fermanagh athletes at the Upper Malone […]

Mount Lourdes complete a league and cup double

Mount Lourdes 14 Strangford College 7 Mount Lourdes’ minor netball team defeated Strangford College in the final of the Northern Ireland Shield to complete an impressive double, having won the NI League B title in February. The final, held at the Lisburn Racquets Club saw a tentative start from both teams as they traded goal […]