Rory set for FLive homecoming gig


WITH Fermanagh Live fast approaching, one performer joining the line up for the arts festival for the first time this year is looking forward to his musical homecoming. Derrygonnelly man Rory Pierce is one-third of musical trio Iona Sound, a band that “stitches together” the sounds of Ireland, Scotland and Scandinavia. Rory, who plays the cello and […]


New Hulu show to be filmed in Bundoran and Ballyshannon


A NEW TV show by RTÉ and US streaming giant Hulu is set to be flimed along the Fermanagh border in the coming months, and will be screened to international audiences on release. The black comedy starring Siobhán Cullen, called ‘Obituary’, will centre on a small-town obituarist living in the west of Ireland, who resorts […]


Liquidators sell off former Quinn pubs and hotel


A CITY-CENTRE hotel in Dublin that was once owned by Sean Quinn has gone up for sale for €22 million, one of several former Quinn properties in the capital that have gone on the market in recent times. Buswells Hotel is being sold by liquidators for the Irish Bank Resolution Corporation (IBRC). Located across from […]


Twenty weeks of road works set for town car park


AS THE Enniskillen Public Realm scheme edges closer to completion, a car park in the centre of the town is now set for a major makeover, which will see if partly closed until February. Last year Communities Minister Deirdre Hargey travelled to the county town to announce £470,000 in funding had been granted for works […]


The Queen who made history in Fermanagh


FROM being gifted local contraband as a young princess, to making history in the county town as an elderly monarch, the late Queen Elizabeth had a long and colourful history with Fermanagh and its people. Indeed, her last visit to the lakelands in 2012 will live long in local memory and marked a significant moment […]


Community explores Maguire heartland


THE Fermanagh community has been invited to take part in an exciting archaeological dig exploring the history of the Maguires. Following on from the success of previous community digs, most recently at Enniskillen’s ‘backstreets’ last year, the Lough Erne Landscape Partnership (LELP) has once again teamed up with archaeologists from the Centre of Community Archaeology at […]


New service to help those needing mental health support


A NEW service has been launched in Fermanagh to help those suffering from mental health problems find the support they need. Advocacy for All was set up by Inspire earlier this year to help those in the area over 18 who have experienced mild to moderate mental health issues find the right support and, just as […]