David vrooms across Himalayas for charity

A PEAK performance in the mountain’s by Enniskillen’s own motorcycle man, David Donaldson, has seen a phenomenal £29,000 raised for charity. David, who owns local business LE Graphics, has just completed a mammoth bike ride from Kathmandu in Nepal to Mount Everest base camp in Tibet. “I suppose the highlight was getting to Everest base camp […]

Tearooms are brewing up a storm in Ederney

MURPHY’S tearoom is back on the map as Ederney residents – and those from further afield – have been rushing to get a cuppa. The old building had been left to ruin for the best part of two decades and memories of its former glory were fading. However, backed by the Village Catalyst – a scheme […]

Rayanne raises £30,000 of £50,000 target for MS surgery

AN Enniskillen woman who is fundraising to receive ground-breaking treatment for her multiple sclerosis (MS) has raised an astonishing £30,000. Back in April, The Herald told the story of Rayanne’s bid to raise the £50,000 needed to receive the revolutionary treatment from the Clinica Ruiz centre in Puebla, Mexico, which offers HSCT treatment using stem cells that […]

Apollo is Ireland’s most purr-fect cat

AN Irvinestown cat was judged as being ‘purr-fect’ as he was crowned as the Supreme Champion of Ireland. Long-haired pedigree, Apollo, came away with top honours at the recent GCCFI (Governing Council of the Cat Fancy of Ireland) show in Dublin. Owned by breeder, Judita Paulauskiene – who is 45 and runs the Cleaning Angels cleaning […]

Traffic wardens set for Enniskillen street return

CAR parkers in Enniskillen beware as the ‘red coats’ are coming back to town with a full licence to ticket. On December 7, the free parking enjoyed by many over the past two years comes to an end with the traffic wardens – and their red coats –being given the green light to write up […]

O’Neills taking Puma goods off their shelves

THE decision by O’Neills Sports Superstore to no longer stock goods made by retail giant Puma has been welcomed. Last week, O’Neills – who sell GAA and other sporting kit – said that no Puma goods would be on sale at its Derry store as a protest against Puma’s links with the Israel due to that nation’s bombing […]

Signs were there that iconic tree could fall

THE signs were already there that the legendary Rusheen Park tree was on its last legs, says a Garrison artist who made the ash tree famous. Storm Debi hit Ireland earlier this week and while Fermanagh did not get weather as bad as other counties on the island got, the winds still left their mark. […]

Enniskillen man in Australian hospital after road crash

AN ENNISKILLEN mother has spoken of her son’s traffic accident near Sydney Harbour Bridge. Beoan Jones, 25, whose sisters Oonagh and Niamh recently did a fund-raising charity climb of Mt Kilimanjaro in memory of their sister Erne, was run over by a car last Saturday and was said to be in critical condition upon arrival at […]