Donnelly excited for McKenna Cup campaign


FERMANAGH GAA manager Kieran Donnelly says there’s an ‘excitement’ in the Erne squad after the draw for the upcoming Dr McKenna Cup campaign was made last week. The Fermanagh men have been drawn in ‘Section C’ of the subsidiary competition, where they’ll face Antrim and Monaghan. To read more on this story see this week’s […]


Enniskillen aesthetic clinic claims top award


THE owner and founder of an Enniskillen based aesthetic clinic has praised the local community for ‘supporting and accepting’ her after her business claimed one of the most prestigious awards in the industry. Over a decade ago, Dr Pimpisa Taleongpong made the difficult decision to leave her home in Thailand to pursue her ambition of […]


Aoife launches debut album


POPULAR Enniskillen singer Aoife Cathcart has taken another major step in her music career by releasing her debut album. On Monday, the talented vocalist launched ‘Follow the Heron’ – a collection of songs which have been a big hit with her large fan base, following its release on streaming service Spotify. The album’s title is named […]


Shane MacGowan was an ‘innovator’ – Fr Brian


FR Brian D’Arcy feels that Shane MacGowan’s legacy will be how he ‘bridged an amazing gap’ within the music scene in Ireland and further afield. Following a long battle with illness, Mr MacGowan passed away at his home in Dublin, surrounded by family, aged 65 years old. The Kent-born singer was an adopted son of […]


Dr Treacy features in new book


Dr Patrick Treacy from Garrison was recently featured in a book written and published by an American author. Joanne Petrie – an award winning writer from California – has launched her new book ‘11 Entrepreneurs Rewriting the Rules of Success’ which charts the story and journey of some leading business people. The award-winning Dr Treacy, who rose […]


Siobhan dedicates her award to MS sufferers


THE chairwoman of the Fermanagh MS Group feels that her recent special recognition award will put the commitment and hard work of the local support group ‘on the map’. In May 2009, Siobhan Allister’s life was turned upside down when she was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis – a lifelong condition that affects the brain and nerves and […]


Title-chasing Dolan wants to cause upset


IT’S been a ‘mixed bag’ of a season for Brendan Dolan – but the Belcoo man feels that he has what it takes to reach the latter stages of the World Darts Championship. Seeded at world number 28, Dolan secured automatic qualification for the Alexandra Palace event and he’s looking forward to participating in the major […]


Fr Brian’s book brings a ‘little hope’ this Christmas


FR Brian D’Arcy has said he ‘can’t believe’ the reaction he has received from people on both sides of the border following the release of his new book. ‘The Best of Brian’ – which was published by Red Stripe Press – is a collection of Fr D’Arcy’s articles and excerpts from his previous 16 books and his […]


Psychologist aims to help hurlers reach their potential


FERMANAGH’S new sports psychologist feels that the Erne hurlers are leaving ‘no stone unturned’ as they bid to secure promotion back to the Nickey Rackard Cup in 2024. From Rostrevor, Annie Higgins has established herself as one of the leading lights in the sports psychology industry and she’s teamed up with the Erne hurlers to […]


Top award for Derrylin’s Encirc


DERRYLIN-based business Encirc said they’re ‘very proud’ after they picked up one a top accolades at a Belfast awards ceremony which honoured and celebrated the most sustainable businesses in Ireland. Encirc – which is one of the largest glass bottle producing companies in Europe – achieved platinum accreditation at the Northern Ireland Environmental Benchmarking Survey event in […]