Fermanagh band takes to the stage in Enniskillen

ONE of Fermanagh’s top up and coming bands recently showcased their talents at a packed out Pat’s Bar in Enniskillen. Originally from the Knocks area of Fermanagh, the five-member family band called ‘Tully’ is making massive strides in the local music scene and they recently sold-out one of the town’s top pubs. ‘Tully’ is made […]

Croke Park decider is ‘just deserts’ – Baldwin

Fermanagh hurling boss Joe Baldwin praised his team’s ‘character’ after they produced a remarkable comeback in Longford on Saturday to book their place in the Lory Meagher Cup Final. The Erne hurlers overturned a nine-point half-time deficit to snatch a draw in the 5th round tie against the Midlanders, setting up a repeat of the fixture in […]

Fermanagh woman heads up smoking campaign

A BELCOO woman is heading up the Public Health Agency’s new scheme which is aiming to inform people about the dangers of smoking which is ‘proven to cause cancer and other serious illnesses’. Fermanagh woman Denise McCallion, who works as the Health Improvement Manager at the Public Health Agency, has spoken out following new legislation being […]

Fermanagh singer Samantha Breslin releases new single

FERMANAGH singer and musician Samantha Breslin has taken another major step in her music career by releasing a new single. The Lisnaskea singer, who specialises in Country music, launched her new single ‘It’s Goodbye and so Long to you’, to the delight of her ever-growing fan base. ‘It’s Goodbye and so Long to you’ is […]

Work picks up on McDonald’s drive-thru in Enniskillen

MCDONALD’S has said it’s hoping that the new drive-thru in Enniskillen will be opened later ‘this year’. Major work is ongoing at the site of the former TP Topping car dealership in the town, with excitement growing as to what the new drive-thru will mean for the major fast-food chain. Fermanagh and Omagh District Council […]

Fermanagh winners at Irish Restaurant Awards final

THREE local businesses claimed a top prize at the hugely popular and much-anticipated All-Ireland Final of the Irish Restaurant Awards last night (Monday). Taking place in the Clayton Hotel in Burlington Road in Dublin, over 1,200 leading lights from the hospitality industry on the island of Ireland attended the special awards ceremony. The Lough Erne […]

Fermanagh road closed due to serious crash

EMERGENCY services are at the scene of a serious two vehicle road crash on the Tempo Road. “Road users are advised the Tempo Road, Enniskillen, is currently closed due to a two vehicle road traffic collision this evening,” said a statement from the Police Service of Northern Ireland. “There are a number of diversions in […]

BREAKING: GP appointed for Fermanagh border practice

THE Swanlinbar community has said they’re ‘delighted’ after the appointment of a new GP. For the past three years the practice just across the border has been run on a full-time basis by a locum GP. On Friday afternoon, Swanlinbar Development Association confirmed that a new GP has been appointed to the Swanlinbar Health Centre […]

Lay funeral ministers start work in Diocese

IT was a ‘historic day’ at Holy Cross Church in Lisnaskea on Sunday as the Bishop of Clogher commissioned 45 new members of the laity to the Parish Bereavement Teams across the Diocese. As previously reported by the Herald, it was confirmed in September that over 40 new ‘lay leaders’ will be introduced to Clogher […]

Carter confirmed as Lough Erne ambassador

COUNTRY music star Nathan Carter has said he’s ‘really looking forward’ to his new chapter as brand ambassador at one of Fermanagh’s top hotels. The Liverpudlian, who lives in Bellanaleck, has recently been confirmed as the first official brand ambassador at the award-winning Lough Erne Resort. The Country music star said he was looking forward […]