Fermanagh MS Society set for charity walk


THE Fermanagh Group of the MS [Multiple Sclerosis] Society is set to embark on a fundraising 1k and 5k in Necarne on July 9. The MS walk, an idea which stemmed from illness suffer Siobhan Allister, has raised over £90,000 for the charity. She is hopeful that the Fermanagh community will support their fundraising efforts once […]


Police appeal after Fermanagh forest fire


POLICE are appealing for information following a fire in a Fermanagh forest. At approximately 4pm on Monday 20 June, the PSNI were alerted to a fire damage caused in Jenkin’s forest in Cooneen, Brookeborough. A spokesperson for the police urged people to come forward. “If anyone has seen anyone acting suspicious in the area please […]


Sadness following death of teacher and local historian


THE people of Fermanagh were left saddened following the death of former Mount Lourdes Grammar School teacher and local historian Frank Rogers. Mr Rogers passed away on Friday last. An avid Gaelic Games enthusiast, he represented both Lisnaskea Emmetts in Fermanagh and St Josephs Glenavy in Antrim. With St Joseph’s Glenavy, Mr Rogers was an ‘excellent […]


Amy’s capturing ‘special moments’ with handmade gifts!


By Mark McGoldrick FROM a young age, Amy Timoney has always had a passion for creativity and an eye for detail and she has now turned her love of art and design into an up-and-coming local business in Fermanagh. The Enniskillen entrepreneur, who works under the company name ‘Bespoke Gifts by Amy’, specalises in designing […]


Thank you… Terina takes part in walking challenge!


By Mark McGoldrick IN May 2021, the people of Fermanagh were touched when then three-year old James Cox took part in a mammoth walking challenge to raise money for the Children’s Heartbeat Trust. Shortly after he was born, James was diagnosed with a hole in his heart, along with several other abnormalities and problems to […]


Daly optimistic as All-Ireland campaign gets underway


On Sunday, the Fermanagh ladies travel to Dunleer in Co Louth to take on Carlow in the first round of their All-Ireland Junior Football Championship campaign. The Erne ladies have been drawn in Group A where they will face Carlow, London and Derry, with the top two teams progressing to the semi-final. Fermanagh manager, James […]


Charity golf open launched in memory of late Nick


TWO local families in Derrylin are set to hold a golf open and gala dinner in aid of Brain Tumour Research UK on Saturday. In October 2020, the late Nick McCabe from Derrylin passed away after an 18-moth battle with the rare Glioblastoma Multiforme 4. The McCabe and Lynam families, who were close relatives and friends […]


North West win sets Johnston up well for the TT


Fermanagh road racer Lee Johnston enjoyed a very successful North West 200, taking one win, two second places and a third place finish last weekend. The Maguiresbridge native clinched his fifth win at the North West 200 when he won the Supersport Race Two race on Saturday. Going into the North West 200, Johnston was […]


Baldwin hints he wants to stay on


Joe Baldwin’s three year contract is up as Fermanagh manager and when asked about his position after Saturday’s final Nickey Rackard Cup game, Coleraine-based Baldwin gave a strong indication that he would fancy another year in the Erne hotseat. “I personally feel that we have unfinished business here,” said Baldwin. “I want to try and […]