Hope and healing key themes at Novena

A HUGE crowd is expected to turn out to Holy Cross Church Lisnaskea and St Mary’s Maguiresbridge later this month for a special St Peregrine Novena of Hope and Healing. Organised by Canon Jimmy McPhillips, the Parish of Aghalurcher is going to host a four-day Novena, which is hoping to give the Fermanagh community some […]

Mannok makes it mark with award

ONE of Fermanagh’s leading companies said they were ‘delighted’ after they scooped a major award at a celebration night for manufacturing firms in Dublin. Representatives from Ireland’s top manufacturing businesses recently descended to the Radisson Blu, Golden Hall in Dublin for the hugely prestigious and popular Manufacturing Excellence Awards 2024. Fermanagh-based Mannok was one of the […]

Huge demand for new homes in Fermanagh

FERMANAGH estate agents have said they’re experiencing ‘very high levels of demand’ for houses from first-time buyers. Fermanagh estate agent, Niall Smyth, has said that demand within the first-time buyer sector in the county is ‘very positive’. “The key issue for first time buyers is the ability to purchase. Co-ownership is a mechanism that increases […]

Derek Ryan collabs with ‘legend’ McCann on new single

FERMANAGH Country music star Derek Ryan said he was delighted to be able to write a new song for ‘legend’ Susan McCann. The Carlow singer, who’s currently living in Enniskillen, wrote the title track for McCann’s new single, ‘After All This Time’. Known as ‘Ireland’s First Lady of Country Music’, the Armagh singer has left […]

Kinawley getting set to stage another major concert

SOME of the top Country music stars from across the North are set to head to Kinawley early next month for a major concert. On Friday, May 3, the Kinawley venue is going to host a major concert, with six leading talents showing their skills on the big stage. Legendary Country music singer T.R Dallas […]

Galway calling for the Tumbling Paddies

FRESH off the back of a major tour of Australia, The Tumbling Paddies have released details for a busy and action-packed April calendar. The six-man band, who have risen through the ranks and become of the top music groups in the country, are set to kick off their month of tours in the Black Box […]

Semis are calling for Fermanagh singer Karl Kirkpatrick

AFTER a standout duet with rising Country music star Claudia Buckley, Derrygonnelly’s Karl Kirkpatrick has secured his spot in the semi-final of ‘Glór Tíre’. The Fermanagh farmer, who currently is a member of Pettigo’s Paul Kelly’s band, fought off stiff competition to book his place in the next round of the TG4 talent show. Kirkpatrick’s […]

Fermanagh singer Patrick Treacy to release new single

DONAGH singer Patrick Treacy is set to take a major step in his music career by releasing his second single later this month. On Saturday, April 20, the popular musician will headline a major concert at the St Patrick’s GFC clubhouse in Donagh, where he’ll launch his new track, ‘Starting Out’. A star-studded lineup has […]

Domestic abuse cases soar in Fermanagh

THERE was approximately 2,228 reported calls of people suffering from an alleged domestic abuse incident according to the police. During November and December, the PSNI set up their ‘Season’s Greetings’ programme and they reported that ‘substantially more’ people reached out for support for domestic violence over the festive period. Development Manager at Fermanagh Women’s Aid, […]