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 […]


Apprenticeships could ease stress on local students


FOLLOWING on from last Thursday’s A-Level results day, many students across the county are now left with the unenviable task of deciding where their future lies and what courses they’ll study at university. One of Enniskillen’s leading accountancy firms is urging school leavers to consider following an apprenticeship route which could help ease the ‘difficult […]


Quigley pleased to bring trophy ‘back home’


ROSLEA joint-captain Seán Quigley admitted the Shamrocks got the ‘rub of the green’ after they ended their nine-year wait for silverware on Sunday. Two goals in the last six minutes were key for Ciaran Murphy’s team and Quigley, who kicked six points for his side, was very pleased with the character and resilience shown by his teammates. […]


Doctor Ciara enjoys her ‘invaluable’ Zambia trip


A FOURTH year medical student has said she is ‘very grateful’ after she spent a four week placement in Lusaka providing life-saving help and support to the Zambian people. Earlier this month, Ciara McCaffrey from Teemore travelled to the African country with two of her classmates and the medical support organisation i4Life. It was a […]