Triple gold for Belcoo’s O’Connor

Belcoo’s Jack O’Connor made history in Tullamore on Saturday afternoon when he won three gold medals at the Irish Schools’ Athletics Finals in Tullamore. A sprint double in the 100 and 200m is a feat never before achieved by any Fermanagh athlete. Later in the day, he added a third gold with the St Michael’s College […]

Local athletes excel at Ulster Schools’ Finals

At the Ulster Schools’ Finals, Jack O’Connor matched his previous year’s performance by taking home three gold medals in the junior age group. The Belcoo athlete’s first gold came on the track, in the 100m final, stopping the clock at 11.73 seconds. In his fifth race of the day, an unfazed O’Connor was a convincing winner over 200m, […]

Corrigan and Timoney ready to row for Ireland

ON Monday morning Ross Corrigan and Nathan Timoney were getting ready to make the six-hour road trip from Italy to Slovenia for the European Rowing Championships which get underway this Thursday (today). The Fermanagh pair will row in the Men’s Four after securing their places in the boat at trials in Italy last week. It’s […]

Boles looking forward to realising her Olympic dream

Claire Boles said it’s ‘a dream come true’ after Ireland women’s sevens team secured a spot at the 2024 Paris Olympics for the first time ever. Boles played a key role in qualifying as Ireland beat France and Brazil in the ‘pool section’ of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series. A defeat to Australia in the […]

Corrigan and Timoney bid for place at European Champs

This week, Fermanagh rowers Ross Corrigan and Nathan Timoney will trial in Italy as they bid to to book their place in the Irish four boat, at the European Championships which take place from May 25-28 in Slovenia. With five rowers competing for the four spots, the Fermanagh duo will have to be at their […]

2023 Local Election Debate

The team here at the Fermanagh Herald are joining forces with our colleagues at the Ulster Herald to hold a local election debate on Thursday May 11. Serving the entire Fermanagh & Omagh District, the event will take place from 7pm at Mahon’s Hotel Irvinestown. The invitation has been extended to all parties and independent […]


Castle Irvine gets ready for ‘Conquer the Castle’

Red Bull Conquer the Castle is coming to Castle Irvine this Saturday. It is the first time the race has been held in the North. The Irvinestown venue will be turned into a sprint obstacle course for the Bank Holiday weekend and promises to test the body and mind to their limits. The endurance course consists of […]

Christie bags double at Necarne point-to-point

Derrylin trainer David Christie bounced back from disappointing results at the Cheltenham and Aintree festivals with a double at Necarne point-to-point in Irvinestown on Saturday. Winged Leader left his bad run in the Foxhunters at Aintree behind him to easily win the Mannok and RTD Crawford Ladies Open, while Nevermindestranger dead-heated for first place in the SpanWright […]