Newtownbutler’s Nina stars in CBeebies TV show


A NEWTOWNBUTLER schoolgirl who has made her TV debut in a children’s programme on CBeebies is hoping that this will be a ‘stepping stone’ in her acting and music career. Nina He, daughter of popular couple Tony and Becky He, has been cast as the main character of ‘Yukee’ in an animated series on children’s TV channel […]


‘DUP sold us a lie’, says TUV’s Crawford


A MEMBER of the TUV in Fermanagh, who erected a ‘Stop DUP Sell-out’ banner in Enniskillen, has said he ‘feels very strongly’ that action needs to be taken after the Stormont Executive was restored. After a two-year absence, the Stormont Executive returned on Saturday. Sinn Féin’s Michelle O’Neill was elected as First Minister, with Emma […]


Fr Gary Donegan set to undergo second surgery today


FERMANAGH cleric Fr Gary Donegan is set to undergo surgery today (Wednesday) after he suffered ‘another bleed’ in his eye. In December, the Newtownbutler priest revealed that he had to have an operation to restore the sight in his right eye after losing his vision a few weeks ago when a bleed to it caused extensive damage. […]


Enniskillen’s Coná talks female empowerment in Belfast


ENNISKILLEN woman Coná Daly said she was ‘beyond proud’ to be selected as one of the guest speakers at a major motivational speaking event in Belfast. Ms Daly, who recently married RNLI worker Shea, was one of the headline acts at the ‘Sisterhood Sleepover’ club event which was organised by the Un/Altered group. “I am […]


Lisnaskea Emmetts reveal ‘ambitious’ development plans


LISNASKEA Emmett’s GAA club has launched an ambitious fundraising project with the aim of developing ‘state of the art club facilities’ in the Fermanagh town. Major plans are in place to enhance and develop the facilities at Emmett Park, which is based at 55 Lisnaskea Road. To help with the costs, the club is set […]


Encirc providing computer equipment for local schools


ENCIRC has teamed up with a leading IT software provider to support two local schools. As part of their new partnership with Complete IT Systems (CIT), Encirc has pledged to support St Aidan’s High School in Derrylin and Kill National School in Cootehill. The leading Fermanagh organisation has recently purchased a vast array of desktop […]


Belcoo community unites for fundraiser


COMMUNITY spirit is certainly alive and well in Belcoo. Excitement is building in the Fermanagh village ahead of the major upcoming OsKaRs fundraiser which is aiming to raise money for the GAA club. While the focus is very clearly on the OsKars night later in the year, the community has pulled together to organise a […]


Fermanagh GAA clubs among big winners of McManus money


FERMANAGH GAA clubs were among the biggest winners in the country on Wednesday when they received their allocation from JP McManus’ staggering donation. When broken down, due to Fermanagh’s population size, the clubs in the Erne county will receive the second-largest allocations overall in Ireland. Seven weeks after JP McManus donated €1 million to every […]


Country stars to unite for charity dance


A number of Fermanagh’s leading Country music stars are set to unite for a special cause at Mahon’s Hotel in Irvinestown next month. On Thursday, February 22, the Fermanagh establishment is set to host a major fundraising event, with all proceeds raised going towards the Fermanagh Down Syndrome Group. Derrygonnelly singer Rachel McConnell has been […]


Community saddened by death of much-loved Freda Hudson


THE Enniskillen community was left devastated following the death of one of its much-loved residents Freda Hudson, who served the local community with ‘a smile’ for over four decades. Ms Hudson, formerly of Chanterhill Road in Enniskillen, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, surrounded by her family. Born between the bridges to parents Hughie and Lily […]