Quinn’s book sells over 20,000 copies

THREE months after it was published, Seán Quinn’s memoir continues to fly off the shelves in bookshops around Ireland. Published by Red Stripe Press in October 2022, ‘Seán Quinn: In My Own Words’ has been in hot demand and continues to sell copies on a weekly basis in stores throughout the island. The Herald understands […]

Shock and sadness at sudden death of Kevin McGovern

THE Derrygonnelly community was left shocked and saddened following the death of one of its much loved residents Kevin McGovern. Mr McGovern, formerly of Doagh, passed away suddenly on Sunday, January 21, aged just 49. Born to parents Vera and the late Sean, Mr McGovern was a devoted family man. He was a brother to […]

Conor McGregor ‘looking at’ Slieve Russell Hotel

THE Slieve Russell Hotel in Ballyconnell is expected to go on the market in the next number of weeks and it’s attracting the attention of former UFC champion Conor McGregor. In a video which has been shared wide and far on social media, former Ultimate Fighting Championship title holder Conor McGregor said he had been […]

Gildernew to contest European Parliament election

AFTER serving as Fermanagh and South Tyrone MP for almost 20 years, Michelle Gildernew is set to contest the upcoming European Parliament election. On Monday morning, the Dungannon politician took to Sinn Féin’s social media where she confirmed that she will contest a seat in the Midlands/North West constituency election in June. “The European Union […]

Local acts set for Kinawley concert

SOME of the leading Country music stars from Fermanagh and across the North are set to link up for a special show at the Kinawley Community Centre next month. On Friday, February 16, the popular venue will host a ‘Valentines Country Night’, with popular Country music singer and critic Sean Wallace confirmed as the MC […]

Magee confirms New York gig

Fermanagh singer and musician Sean Magee is set to celebrate St Patrick’s Day in style later this year with what’s expected to be a sold-out show at one of the biggest venues in New York. Magee, a talented singer and performer who can play a number of instruments, has confirmed that he’s going to be […]

BREAKING NEWS: Seaney steps down as Belnaleck manager

THE Herald understands that Nigel Seaney has stepped down as Belnaleck Art MacMurrough’s manager. Seaney, who guided Trillick to two Tyrone Senior Football Championship titles, took over at the helm of the Fermanagh GAA club in 2023. Belnaleck reached the Fermanagh Senior Football Club Championship quarter-final, but bowed out after an extra-time thriller to Kinawley […]

Old Garrison building set for major revamp

A NON-profit organisation in Garrison is embarking on a major fundraising drive to renovate and revamp one of the oldest buildings in the village. In 1987, the Lough Melvin Holiday Centre was established in Main Street, Garrison. As a result of the Covid-19 pandemic though, the company ceased existence in 2020 and the building has […]

Excitement building for Lisnaskea panto

SOME of the most well-known faces in Lisnaskea are set to put their acting talents to the test this weekend as they bring pantomime ‘Little Green Riding Hood’ to life on stage at the parish hall. For two nights, on Friday 5 January 2024 and Sunday 7 January 2024, members of the Lisnaskea Emmett’s GFC […]

Carter’s fans throw underwear on stage

FERMANAGH’S Country music star Nathan Carter has said that he ‘gets a laugh’ as he revealed that a number of his female fans regularly throw their underwear on stage at his gigs. Since he relocated to Fermanagh in 2008, the Liverpudlian has become a big hit with Country music fans, headling concerts and shows in […]