Fermanagh Country stars to perform in Irvinestown

SOME of Fermanagh’s top Country music stars are set to unite for a special fundraising dance tomorrow night in aid of raising money for the Fermanagh Down Syndrome Group. Tomorrow (Thursday) night, Mahon’s Hotel in Irvinestown is set to play host to the fundraiser, which is aiming to raise proceeds for the non-profit organisation. Derrygonnelly […]

Enniskillen community saddened at death of Don Jones

THE Enniskillen community has been left deeply saddened following the passing of Don Jones who was described as a ‘well respected and well regarded man’. Formerly of College Gardens in Enniskillen, Mr Jones passed away peacefully on Sunday, surrounded by his family. Mr Jones was born in the townland of Cullen in Monea. Growing up […]

Philomena Begley sells out Fermanagh venue

PHILOMENA Begley is set to make her long-awaited return to the Ardhowen Theatre this week and the Enniskillen venue has confirmed that it’s going to be a sold-out gig. On Wednesday, February 21, the much-loved Philomena Begley is going to headline a major show at the Ardhowen Theatre, alongside legendary singer Ray Lynam. Philomena Begley […]

Fermanagh actor Lawson supports sex abuse campaign

OPENING up about a terrifying ordeal as a child, Fermanagh actor Charlie Lawson has revealed that he escaped being a victim of sexual abuse by the ‘skin of my teeth’. Best known for playing Jim McDonald in Coronation Street, the Enniskillen-born actor has linked up with well-known author Emma-Jane Taylor in an new campaign to […]

‘Happy Days’ for Garrity after his care home tour

Fermanagh singer John Garrity has said he was ‘blessed’ to be able to perform to clients and members of care homes across the North. At the start of January, the ‘Belfast Busker’ embarked on an exciting project where he wanted to give something back to the community by performing in a number of venues for […]

Podcast host stops off at St Kevin’s College

A Fermanagh podcaster and motivational speaker stopped off in Lisnaskea to offer some advice to the pupils and staff at St Kevin’s College. As part of the celebrations for ‘Children’s Mental Health Week’, Enniskillen podcast host Geraldine McGrath was the special guest at the Lisnaskea school and she felt it was a very important workshop. […]

Local lineup confirmed for Fermanagh People’s Assembly

A FERMANAGH woman is set to chair the upcoming People’s Assembly meeting at the Westville Hotel in Enniskillen which will discuss what a new Ireland ‘might look like’. On Thursday, February 22, a large crowd is expected to attend the event, organised by Sinn Féin, which will give people living in the area the chance to […]

Sean Magee set for Donegal Town

Fermanagh multi-instrumentalist Sean Magee is set to headline a major performance at The Abbey Hotel in Donegal Town on Saturday. It’s been a busy time for the Enniskillen man who’s been performing in some of the biggest venues across the North during January. Magee kicked off his 2024 campaign in style with a sold-out show […]

Huge turnout in Enniskillen as BT staff fight for jobs

DESPERATE efforts to save more than 300 jobs at the BT Group branch in Enniskillen have given devastated employees a glimmer of hope. Last night (Tuesday), hundreds of Enniskillen BT employees and their families attended a crunch meeting at the Westville Hotel in Enniskillen organised by the Communication Workers Union (CWU), to see what, if […]

Donagh mourns death of ‘gifted’ Steven Ingram

THE Donagh community has been left saddened following the death of ‘one of the greats’ Steven Ingram who dedicated his life to family and football. Mr Ingram, who was commonly known as ‘Nudie’, passed away peacefully on Tuesday. A devout sportsman, Mr Ingram was a dedicated member of the St Patrick’s Donagh GAA club, both […]