Daly ready for ‘formidable’ Leitrim

‘This is where we want to be,’ said Fermanagh manager James Daly, ahead of Sunday’s crunch National Football League Division 4 semi-final against Leitrim. A three-point win over Carlow and a comprehensive 13-point victory over London the last day out secured Fermanagh’s place in the league semi, where the Erne ladies will come up against […]

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Reunion planned for ’73 MacRory Cup winners

A SPECIAL reunion is planned at St Michael’s College to celebrate the success of the 1973 MacRory Cup winning team, as well as many other squads from earlier years who contributed to the historic victory. Fifty years ago, in March 1973, St Michael won their first MacRory Cup, after a three-point victory over Omagh CBS […]

Sadness at death of much-loved Cecil

THE late Cecil Lynam will be remembered as a ‘thoroughly decent person’ who always ‘put others first’. Formally of Floraville in Enniskillen, Mr Lynam, passed away peacefully at Altnagelvin Hospital, surrounded by his family. Born to parents Jason Thomas and Martha Lynam in Cross Street, Mr Lynam was ‘a true townie’ who was ‘proud to […]

‘I want to be world champion’

Just hours after bringing his maiden National Boxing Championship title home to Enniskillen, Rhys Owens’ family and friends called around to his house in Braeside Park to congratulate the Irish champion but midway through the celebrations the Erne boxer called it a day and headed for bed. Irish champion or not, the same routine must […]

Poor road markings ‘an accident waiting to happen’

A FERMANAGH driving instructor believes it’s ‘a miracle’ that there hasn’t been ‘a major accident’ in Enniskillen due to the faded road markings. Through the town, there is an increasing issue with the ‘yellow boxes’, with the lines marking out the junction box appearing so faint that it is nearly impossible to distinguish on the road […]

Louth game is ‘huge’, says Baldwin

Not for the first time this season, injury concerns are to the forefront of Joe Baldwin’s mind, as the Erne men head into a crunch clash against Louth, on Sunday. Last week, while on a skiing holiday, Fermanagh star attacker Jimmy Tormey suffered a broken collarbone and Baldwin fears his forward will be out for […]

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National recognition for Chinese takeaway

THE Lucky House Chinese takeaway in Newtownbutler has received national recognition, but Tony and Becky He’s journey to producing top-class cuisine has been anything but straightforward. Last year, the Fermanagh establishment finished runner-up in the BP Northern Ireland Takeaway Awards, but on Monday, they went one better by claiming the top honours and taking the […]

King’s favourite accordion player set for Ardowen show

THE man who danced arm-in-arm with the King and the Queen Consort is set to perform at the Ardhowen Theatre next month. On April 3, Brandon McPhee, a multi-instrumental musician from Castletown in the Caithness region of Scotland, will return to Enniskillen for another show at the popular venue. The Scottish accordion player is a […]

Fermanagh won’t take London lightly, warns Daly

‘We have to do everything to get the win’ is the message from James Daly, ahead of Fermanagh’s crunch league game against London, on Sunday. Currently sitting second in the Division 4A table, on three points, the Fermanagh ladies are in prime position for qualification for the league semi-final, and the Erne manager is urging […]

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