Enniskillen has never looked so good!

THERE’S no shortage of street art in Enniskillen – and two new murals have added even more colour and vibrancy to the county town. On the wall of the Fermanagh Cottage Industries at East Bridge Street in Enniskillen, an Australian artist has designed a new mural, featuring some of the town’s most famous sites. Danni […]

Lisa to present the Irish Post Awards in London

ENNISKILLEN’S Lisa McHugh has been confirmed as the new presenter of the prestigious and hugely popular Irish Post Awards. At the JW Marriott Grosvenor House Hotel in London, on November 9, the Glaswegian is set to join Eamonn Holmes on stage as the Irish Post celebrates the top Irish success of people living in the […]

Interest in learning Irish language is ‘increasing’

ONE of Fermanagh’s leading Gaeilgeoirs feels that more needs to be done throughout the county so that the ‘new generation of people’ will embrace and want to learn the Irish language. Growing up in Roslea, Ciarán Mag Uidhir’s love of Irish language stemmed from listening to the likes of TG4 commentators Brian Tyres and Mac Dara MacDonnacha […]

Fishing festival boosts Fermanagh’s economy

ANGLERS and fishermen from across Europe are on the banks of Lough Erne this week for the annual Fermanagh Feeder Classic Festival. For the fifth successive year, husband and wife, Niall and Susan Seddon, organised and ran the event with over 95 anglers taking to the river banks for the annual extravaganza. They’re delighted with […]

McHugh releases new single

THIS morning (Friday), Lisa McHugh treated her fans to a special surprise by dropping a new single ‘Think About Me’. The 35-year-old from Glasgow, who now lives in Enniskillen, has established herself as one of the leading acts in the Country music scene and she recently revealed she’s writing a new album. “The new album […]

Mallards need a ‘good result’ – McConkey

“If I was one of the supporters, I would have been looking for my money back at half time,” summed up Ballinamallard manager Harry McConkey, after his side’s disappointing 3-0 defeat to Bangor. McConkey’s men suffered their third successive defeat on Saturday and they’ve now tumbled down the table to ninth place. The Ballinamallard boss […]

Ryan releases popular new single

FERMANAGH Country music star Derek Ryan has released a new single, much to the delight of his large and ever-growing fan base. On Wednesday, the Carlow singer who lives in Enniskillen release his self-penned song, ‘The Kickhan Inn’. The lyrics of the song recalled the tales of when Ryan’s father, Pat, used to perform in […]

Garrity set for fundraising gig

ENNISKILLEN singer John Garrity is set to take centre stage in Mulligan’s Bar in Newtownbutler on Saturday as part of a fundraiser for the Community Development Association. Headed up by chairman Paul McLoughlin, the Newtownbutler Community Development Association is aiming to make the local play part in the town more inclusive for children living with […]

Billy’s ‘Boule’d’ over by pétanque interest

WHILE many grassroots sports were suffering as a result of the Covid-19 lockdowns, the game of pétanque rose to prominence in South Fermanagh and across the country. First played in the French region of Provence in the 1900s, petanque, better known as boules, became the adopted sport of the then revolutionising country. In later years, […]

Tumbling Paddies make Rose of Tralee debut

JOHN McCann said that the Tumbling Paddies were ‘very humbled’ to be able to perform at the hugely popular Rose of Tralee International Festival. Held at the ‘Dome’ in the county town of Kerry, the Fermanagh band was the main act at the festival, which saw Róisín Wiley from New York named as the 2023 ‘Rose […]