Elderly residents urged to support the ‘Happy at Home’ initiative

THE Fermanagh and Omagh District Council has launched a new scheme to try and help and support older residents in the county through the winter months. The ‘Happy at Home’ scheme, produced by the Council in partnership with the Western Health and Social Care Trust and the South West Age Partnership group, provides the community with […]

Tributes pour in for ‘true humanitarian’ Desmond Tutu

AS people across the world awoke on St Stephen’s Day, they were greeted with the sad news that Archbishop Desmond Tutu had passed away. The Archbishop, a champion of human rights, a peace and reconciliation activist and a much-loved figure around the world, died aged 90 years old following a battle with prostrate cancer. During […]

Donnelly relishing McKenna Cup ties

By Mark McGoldrick   FERMANAGH will face Monaghan and Derry in the first two rounds of the 2022 Dr McKenna Cup. The Erne men will kickstart their competition with an away tie to Monaghan on Tuesday 11 January and will face Derry on the following Saturday in Roslea. Fermanagh manager Kieran Donnelly, who will be […]

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Ellie sets the pool alight in Dublin!

By Mark McGoldrick ELLIE McCartney had a week to remember at the final event of the Irish swimming short course season. The competition, held at the National Aquatic Centre in Dublin, was the first National Swimming Championships in two years with 380 swimmers taking part. Ellie McCartney travelled down the M1 full of confidence after […]

Final’s calling for Rachel and Fergal!

By Mark McGoldrick DERRYGONNELLY duo Rachel and Fergal McConnell are through to the final of TG4 country music show, Realta agus Gaolta. The duo have rose to fame over recent months for their musical exploits and in particular, Rachel is really making a name for herself since the release of her new single, ‘Your Heart […]

Brrrrrrr! Martin feels the full effects of Storm Barra!

By Mark McGoldrick What Martin Cassidy hoped would be a nice, peaceful walk across Coliemore Harbour turned out to be one of shock and surprise for the Lisnaskea native! Mr Cassidy is working in Dublin and as Storm Barra approached last Monday, all outside work in the city was cancelled. The Fermanagh man tried to […]

Dunbar’s urging people to speak out about mental health

By Mark McGoldrick ENNISKILLEN actor Adrian Dunbar is once again supporting the Hope, Healing and Growth event to raise money for the Aisling Centre. The famous actor, most notable for playing the part of the DCI Ted Hasting in BBC One’s thriller Line of Duty, is urging people to think about their mental health and […]

Late mother’s memory is inspiring Antonia’s music

By Mark McGoldrick MUSIC has always played a massive role in the Cameron family. Maria Cameron is widely known and highly regarded throughout Fermanagh for her superb singing skills and talented music performances. Now, Maria’s younger sister Antonia has broken on to the music scene and is taking the stage by storm! The 21-year old […]