The Linnet Inn has stood test of time


AFTER surviving a Civil War, financial recessions, the introduction of the dreaded breathalyser, and a global pandemic, The Linnet Inn in Boho is still going strong after 100 years in business. Since the late Brian McKenzie bought the Boho pub in 1968, rural pubs have, one by one, slowly vanished. The Linnet Inn, however, has defied the […]


Fermanagh singer Sean Magee to headline local festival


ENNISKILLEN singer Sean Magee is set to collaborate with one of the North’s top bands for what’s expected to be a sold-out music festival in Sligo later this week. The former All-Ireland Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann champion has confirmed that he’ll be performing alongside ‘The Whistlin’ Donkeys’ at the Ballygawley Music Festival in Sligo on […]


Leona Maguire dedicates European win ‘for Ireland’


BALLYCONNELL golfer Leona Maguire has dedicated her historic Aramco Team Series individual event to her family and country after she etched her names into the sporting history books. The former Solheim Cup winner made history on Friday when she became the first golfer from Ireland win on the Ladies European Tour, following standout success in Hertfordshire […]


Fermanagh doctor relishing career in medicine


A FERMANAGH doctor has said she “never gave up on my dream” after she recently graduated and is preparing to begin her career in medicine in the NHS. Ciara McCaffrey, a former pupil at St Aidan’s High School and Mount Lourdes Grammar School, graduated as a doctor from Queen’s University after five years. She’s now […]


Sinn Féin’s Pat Cullen ‘privileged’ to be new MP


SINN Féin’s Pat Cullen said she felt very proud that 24,844 people in Fermanagh and South Tyrone “put their trust in me” as she and her party romped to a landslide victory in last night’s Westminster election. The former head of the Royal College of Nursing retained the seat for Sinn Féin, which was won […]


New Auxiliary Bishop of Westminster has Fermanagh links


A LARGE crowd turned out to a leading church in London for the official ordination of the new Auxiliary Bishop of Westminster who has strong links and family connections to Fermanagh. The Right Reverend James Curry, who’s parents were from Kinawley, was ordained as Auxiliary Bishop of Westminster and Titular Bishop of Ramsbury, at Westminster Cathedral in London […]


Leigha ready to rock New York


IRVINESTOWN singer Leigha Durnion has revealed an action-packed summer schedule which will see her perform in some of the biggest venues in New York. The 25-year-old Fermanagh talent has soared through the local music ranks and since she’s moved to the United States of America to live, her music career has gone to a whole […]


Derrygonnelly’s healthy initiatives helps charity


A FERMANAGH GAA club said they were “delighted” to support a local non-profit organisation with significant financial support following a number of health and wellbeing initiatives. Over the past 12 months, Derrygonnelly Harps GFC ran a hugely successful ‘Couch to 5K’ initiative, with the aim of helping elderly members of society stay active and integrate […]