Belleek’s Alice continues to educate young Nigerians

AS THE saying goes, ‘true love will travel for as far as you let it’. For Cloghore woman Alice Dina, this saying could never be more fitting. Alice met the love of her life Seni at the American College in Dublin and together the blooming romantics decided to make the audacious trip to Seni’s homeland […]

Katie and Matthew impress at Bolesworth

By Mark McGoldrick   Katie Conlon and her younger brother Matthew are both making their name on the international showjumping stage.   With Katie having recently qualified for the RDS, the duo set off for the Bolesworth International Horse Show last week.   It was Matthew, however, who stole the show, finishing second in his […]

GAA family mourns death of young Monaghan star Duffy

THE GAA family throughout the country this week were left in shock as Monaghan under-20 GAA captain Brendan Óg Duffy was tragically killed in a road crash on Friday night. Just hours earlier, the Monaghan Harps clubman had captained his side to victory in the Ulster under-20 Championship semi-final against Donegal in Brewster Park, Enniskillen. […]

McCaffrey confident Fermanagh will learn from defeat

Ronan McCaffrey was one of the top performers for Fermanagh under-20s on Friday night. The county Minor started at number 13 and chipped in with two superb points, one in either half. Reflecting on the game, McCaffrey admits that his own personal contribution was of little consolation at the full-time whistle. “Of course you are […]

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“We can beat anyone on the day” – Largo-Elis

Josh Largo-Elis showed why he is rated as one of the top young players in the Erne county.   With just three minutes on the clock, the Irvinestown man had fired the ball past the outstretched arms of Luke Mulholland and into the top left hand corner of the net, to give Fermanagh an early […]


Eddie’s busy preparing for ‘Peaks for Peter’ fundraiser

EDDIE Roofe is eagerly anticipating the start of his ‘Peaks for Peter’ challenge. Eddie and his wife Emma lost their first son in September 2019, and now Eddie is about to climb the highest peaks in every county in Ireland within eight days with a combined total of 160km of climbs. Speaking two weeks out […]

McHugh’s focused on the task in hand

Fermanagh Assistant manager, Mark McHugh was absolutely delighted to hear the final whistle in Brewster Park on Friday night.   “We did enough. We realise that what we did against Antrim will not be anywhere near good enough to beat Down.”   The 2012 All-Ireland winner watched his Fermanagh side dominate Antrim and book their […]

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The Tumbling Paddies launch new single

Fans of The Tumbling Paddies were treated to a special surprise whenever the group released their new single this week, ‘The Bottom of the Rainbow’. The six-piece band have had a busy few days, headlining the Necarne Jamboree, along with country music signing sensation, Mick Flavin. Group percussionist John McCann felt it was very special […]

‘The Cat’ that got the cream

IF anyone deserved a beer, Robert Baloucoune did, after his debut performance for Ireland on Saturday. A ‘few sociable’s’ was had on Sunday as Baloucoune enjoyed his postmatch Dublin drinks.   “I definitely did. It was quite nice to take a wee while away from rugby, but it is all good now,” he laughed.   […]

Erne Gaels suspend adult club activity due to Covid

BREAKING: Erne Gaels have suspended all adult club activities for this weekend after one player tested positive for Covid. The club who responded immediately to health concerns, are continuing to work with the County Board and receive advice on this matter.   Speaking to the Herald, Erne Gaels Club Chairman, Peter McMahon, confirmed, “All senior […]