Sean Khan releases folk album

A trail blazing London based Jazz musician is exploring his Irish roots. Sean Khan who was born in London has recently reveled his Irish connections and is celebrating them through his new album. The saxophone player grew up in a one parent immigrant Irish family, his mother is from Belcoo and he spent a lot of his childhood there. […]

Fermanagh community mourns death of Sadie Hussey

THE Fermanagh community has been left devastated following the sad passing of six-year-old Sadie Hussey who was described as ‘a lovely bright girl’. After a battle with illness, Sadie passed away on Tuesday, April 16. Derrygonnelly Harps GFC paid tribute to Sadie who they described as being ‘full of positive energy’. “We have heard today […]

New community hub planned for Blacklion

PLANS for a new public amenity and community building in Blacklion have been given the green light. The redevelopment of Fairgreen in the border village has been given planning approval by Cavan County Council. The project also includes the replacement of Mooney’s Hall as a community building. The redevelopment will include outdoor seating, car parking […]

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 […]

Weekend events raise almost half a million!

THE people of Fermanagh have once again shown their big-hearted nature, helping raise almost half-a-million pounds for local sports clubs through two events at the weekend. The bumper fundraising weekend kicked off with the Lisnaskea Emmetts’ Lip Sync at the Kilmore on Friday night, which saw the 15 acts each raising tens of thousands each […]

Fermanagh MLA makes rail plea in Stormont

A FERMANAGH MLA has taken the campaign to have Fermanagh included in the all-Ireland rail plan to the Assembly at Stormont. Yesterday (Tuesday) Áine Murphy MLA made a speech in the chamber urging Infrastructure Minister John O’Dowd, her Sinn Féin party colleague, to improve local public transport and to consider including the county in the All-Island Strategic […]

Belcoo’s Dolan delivers in Tempo darts fundraiser

FERMANAGH darts fans were out in force last weekend to show their support for a local hero and a very worthy cause. Belcoo’s finest Brendan Dolan took on 18 local players at the Milltown Manor in Tempo on Friday night, with the proceeds raised going to Macmillan Cancer Support, in aid of Tempo man Paddy Shannon, who […]

Derek Ryan wins big at the NI Country Awards

DEREK Ryan was the big winner at the prestigious and hugely popular Northern Ireland Country Music Awards. On Monday night, the leading Country music stars from both sides of the border descended to the Armagh City Hotel for a special night which was aimed to recognise and celebrate the best in the industry. Fermanagh Country […]

Belcoo community unites for fundraiser

COMMUNITY spirit is certainly alive and well in Belcoo. Excitement is building in the Fermanagh village ahead of the major upcoming OsKaRs fundraiser which is aiming to raise money for the GAA club. While the focus is very clearly on the OsKars night later in the year, the community has pulled together to organise a […]