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 […]

Country music stars Derek Ryan and Lisa McHugh collab

Two of Fermanagh’s top Country music stars recently collaborated at a night to remember at the Cork Opera House. Country music star Ryan is currently in the midst of a major tour of the country and he has invited fellow Fermanagh Country singer Lisa McHugh to join him on stage at a number of different […]

Jemma Dolan blasts lack of services for ADHD sufferers

‘GRAVE concerns’ have been raised about the lack of provisions of assessment and treatment for people living with ADHD in the county and in the North. Sinn Féin’s spokesperson on Disability, Carers and Older People, Jemma Dolan, pictured right, feels that urgent attention must be given to enhancing services for people living with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. […]