Fermanagh star Carter ‘proud’ of new album


FERMANAGH music star Jake Carter has said he’s ‘really proud’ after he released his debut album. The Liverpudlian singer, who lives in Bellanaleck along with his Country music star Nathan (Carter), took a major step in his music career last week by releasing his first album, titled ‘Point Of You’. Carter’s album is made up […]


Sinn Fein’s Jemma Dolan welcomes school uniform cap


FERMANAGH households have been battling the rising costs of school uniforms for years, but there’s soon going to be a price cap on all clothing items. After a Sinn Féin motion was called at Stormont, Northern Ireland’s Education Minister, Paul Givan, has said there’s going to be a public consultation on introducing a price cap for […]


Luke Kelly tribute to stop off in Enniskillen


A tribute band which is hoping to perform an ‘authentic show’ to honour the memory of the great Luke Kelly is set to stop off at the Ardhowen Theatre this weekend. On Saturday, Chris Kavanagh and The Patriots will perform a number of top hits, made famous by the late Dublin singer who left a […]


Dublin date for The Whistlin’ Donkeys


The Whistlin’ Donkeys has said that ‘excitement is building’ ahead of their sold-out show in Dublin on Sunday. The six-man band, who have risen to fame and become one of the top music groups on the island, is set to celebrate St Patrick’s Day with a sell-out show in Vicar Street. The Whistlin’ Donkeys have […]


Top award nomination for Enniskillen Workhouse


THE recently developed Enniskillen Workhouse has been shortlisted for one of the leading property and estate awards in the North. Following a multi-million pound redevelopment project, the 180-year-old building was revamped and it’s been nominated for a top award, known as the RICS. The RICS, organised by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors Awards, celebrates the […]


The Tumbling Paddies release new single


Much-loved Fermanagh band The Tumbling Paddies have taken another huge step in their music career by releasing another new single. On Friday, the six-man group launched their new track, ‘For You’. The band was delighted with their new music release. “It’s another big step for us as a band,” said percussionist with The Tumbling Paddies, […]


Paddy and Peter’s love for the showband days live on


THE memories of the showband era are fading with each passing year, but for Fermanagh’s Paddy McDermott and Peter Watson, it seems like only yesterday they were selling out London’s Royal Albert Hall. Today, Fermanagh’s the home to some of Ireland’s leading Country music stars. But at one time, the county’s showband business and bands were […]


Garth Brooks’ fans set for the Ardhowen Theatre


Fermanagh fans of Garth Brooks are set to be in for a special treat next week when his popular tribute band rolls into town. ‘Thunder Rolls – The Garth Brooks Tribute Show’ is set to take centre stage at the Ardhowen Theatre in Enniskillen on Saturday, March 23. In 2022, a huge crowd from Fermanagh […]


Surge in anti-social behaviour in Fermanagh


RESIDENTS in the Hillview Estate of Enniskillen have been left living in fear after a reported increase in anti-social behaviour and vandalism. The Police Service of Northern Ireland has been made aware of a rise in anti-social behaviour in the area, including an increase in people ‘drinking and smashing bottles’ on the footpath. The Council recently planted […]


Fermanagh priest Fr Gary Donegan has fourth eye surgery


FERMANAGH cleric Fr Gary Donegan has said his admiration for the NHS ‘grows by the minute’ after he underwent another major surgery. Since December, the Newtownbutler priest has been in and out of hospital and he recently underwent a fourth operation on his eye, in a bid to restore hs sight. “Well it’s official. I’ve […]