Swimmers Cora and Ellie in Irish national squad

TWO top swimmers in the county have been selected for the Swim Ireland National Panel Performance Pathway. Lakelanders swimmers Cora Rooney and Ellie McCartney are to receive special training when they join Ireland’s brightest prospects which include current and prospective international champions as they are guided towards upcoming events like the 2021 Europe and World […]

£100,000 lifeline for people affected by Covid crisis

LAKELAND Community Care has received a huge financial boost to give a ‘lifeline’ to vulnerable people most impacted by Covid-19. The health care provider has just received a £100,000 donation from Barclays 100×100 UK Covid-19 Community Relief Programme to deliver the ‘WEST Living Well Programme’. Throughout the pandemic, Lakeland Community Care has continued to provide […]

Gaels look to end seven year wait

THIS Saturday evening, Enniskillen Gaels are going in search of ending their seven-year long wait for Championship glory when they face Maguiresbridge St Mary’s in the Kevin Courtney Garage & Car Sales Intermediate Championship Final.   Gaels manager John Reihill is relishing the Championship final showdown with Maguiresbridge  while new boy on the block David […]

EliRose has a passion for singing

Profile EliRose Magee EliRose Magee an 18 year old A Level student and singer from Enniskillen. Over the last few months she and her brother Sean Magee have started doing more singing together and she has started up a music page on facebook called EliRose Magee Music where she’s been posting some covers What is […]

‘Live and Local’ at lunchtime

SHOPPERS to Enniskillen and Omagh have been enjoying a musical treat on Saturdays with a live music programme from Fermanagh and Omagh District Council. ‘Live & Local @ Lunchtime’ has been taking place in Enniskillen and Omagh town centres each Saturday from 12 noon until 2.30pm since mid-August with the programme running until the end of […]

Kelly-Ann stepping out for charity!

NEWTOWNBUTLER woman Kelly-Ann Graham has certainly put an inch to her step in September. The mother of two is jogging and walking 100 miles through this month for charity. When she began she expected to raise only £150, but has now reached an amazing £450 and hopes to raise over £500 for ‘Children in Crossfire’. […]

Death of local businessman

THE death has taken place of a businessman who revolutionised commercial printing in Enniskillen in the mid 1980s. Community man, John Cosgrove, 75 years, established his business, the Print Factory in Derrychara in 1984 and later expanded and relocated to Lackaboy Industrial Estate on the Tempo Road.  The youngest of a family of seven was […]

Singalongs proving a hit with care home residents

ELDERLY people everywhere are well known for singing along to their favourite tunes. Well, Fermanagh is no different with residents in many care homes lifting their spirits by joining in sing-songs with the help of a local tenor.  Fermanagh tenor Andrew Irwin who last week won the ‘Audience Prize’ at the Northern Ireland Opera Festival, […]

Remembering the Enniskillen man who swam to Scotland…

ENNISKILLEN’S renowned long distance swimmer Ted Keenan has been recognised for his North Channel swim, way back in 1973. Ted was only the third person ever to conquer the North Channel swim between Ireland and Scotland. Now, the man who swam the original  ‘triple crown’, the English, North and Bristol Channels, (he’s one of only […]