Reihill plays down favourites tag ahead of junior final

Before a ball was kicked in the Junior Football Championship, Lisnaskea Emmett’s was tipped by many as the outright favourites to lift the title. This Sunday, Lisnaskea will again be carrying the favourites tag against Aghadrumsee and Emmett’s manager John Reihill is adamant that his youthful side won’t be fazed by the pressure. “We’ve just been taking […]

‘Semi-finals are for winning’

In a repeat of last year’s Fermanagh Senior Football Championship Final, Enniskillen Gaels and Erne Gaels are set to do battle in the semi-final on Sunday. On their way to winning their 11th New York Cup, the County Town side inflicted a heavy 11-point defeat on the Belleek men. Simon Bradley’s expecting a different challenge from […]

Encirc director not concerned by profit fall

DESPITE Encirc’s pre-tax profits for the past year decreasing by over 50 per cent, managing director Adrian Curry says there’s ‘absolutely nothing to be worried about’. In annual accounts released by Encirc, the Derrylin-based business reported that energy costs and material expenses have continued to rise, and in 2022, their pre-tax profit figures stood at […]

Derrygonnelly festival to return in style

EXCITEMENT is building in Derrygonnelly and the surrounding areas ahead of the return of the popular Eddie Duffy and Mick Hoy Traditional Music Festival this weekend. For three days, from Friday to Sunday, the village is set to be a hub of activity as local and traditional talents from across the county come together and collaborate […]

Paddies perform with Daniel on TG4

THE Tumbling Paddies said it was ‘a privilege’ to perform alongside Country music legend Daniel O’Donnell at the Millennium Forum in Derry. On Tuesday night, the Fermanagh band headlined the ‘Celtic & Country’ night on music talent show ‘Oprey le Daniel’, making their debut appearance on TG4. Hosted by O’Donnell, some of the best music […]

Valley get ready for All Ireland league

Stephen Bothwell says he’s expecting a ‘high standard’ of rugby when Clogher Valley takes on Ballina in the club’s first ever All-Ireland League game this weekend. Valley travel to Heffernan Park in Ballina for the match and the coach says there’s good excitement in the camp. “Really from the end of last season, we’ve been […]

Special recognition for Greentown

THE managing director of Greentown said the company is ‘delighted’ to have obtained an award in recognition of its commitment to workplace diversity, equality and inclusion. The Florencecourt-based business recently picked up a Bronze Diversity Charter Mark award, becoming only the second Fermanagh company to receive the acknowledgement, after Encirc. “Greentown is delighted to have achieved this […]

Belcoo GAA embarking on big project

THE Belcoo O’Rahilly’s GAA club has confirmed its applied for planning permission to build a new facility and grounds which will be an ‘excellent addition to the community’. Based on 62 Lattone Road in Belcoo, the club provides a place where children of all ages, and adults, can play Gaelic Games in a safe environment. […]

New ‘Line of Duty’ series could be on the way

SPECULATION is rife that a new series of BBC One hit drama ‘Line of Duty’ could be on the way. Since it first aired in 2012, the series has kept viewers on the edge of their seats as Superintendent Ted Hastings, played by Enniskillen’s Adrian Dunbar, and his team aimed to rid the force from […]

Aideen showcasing love for drama

ONE of Fermanagh’s leading drama professionals has set up her own theatre group to help young people in the county ‘showcase’ their creative talents. From an early age, Aideen McNamara has had a passion for singing and performing, starring and playing lead roles as part of the Enniskillen Light Operatics Society Musical Theatre group. While […]