A large crowd turned out to the Belcoo O’Rahilly’s club dinner dance and launch night on Friday at the Westville Hotel in Enniskillen. To read more on this story see this week’s Fermanagh Herald. Can’t get to the shop to collect your copy? No problem! You can download a copy straight to your device by […]
Translink’s antiques roadshow
FERMANAGH has been described as a ‘dumping ground for old Translink buses’ after it was claimed that 17-year-old vehicles with faulty heating systems have been making journeys a nightmare for local passengers. The double-decker buses are used for school runs and local routes, and furious passengers have described how they have had to endure either extreme cold or […]
Confidence key for Dolan as he aims for glory
HE may be a 250/1 shot to win the World Darts Championship, but Brendan Dolan believes his new positive mindset will take him deep into the tournament at the Alexandra Palace. Back in July, the Belcoo man won his ninth non-televised PDC title, beating world number eight Jonny Clayton at the Barnsley Metrodome. But since […]
Derrygonnelly hold out for historic win
BELCOO’S scenic Lough MacNean shoreline venue saw Fermanagh Ladies footballing history made on Sunday evening. Derrygonnelly carved out a first ever division one title despite tremendous late Kinawley pressure. The Harps victory was rendered all the sweeter knowing their opponents Kinawley were bidding for ‘five in a row’. Splendid champions as they had been, Kinawley […]
Tracey Concrete plans new factory in Belcoo
The family business, which has been operating for 60 years, has been the main shirt sponsor of Fermanagh GAA since 1991.
Summer play schemes a hit with the kids
By Matthew Leslie A KIDS scheme for the school holiday set up to give children something to do during the pandemic two years ago has gone from strength to strength as it enters its third summer in a row. Adrian McGurn, 32, from Derrygonnelly set up the scheme during the summer of 2020 to help […]
Fermanagh’s connections to Ireland’s most famous saint
Probably the most famous local landmark in to bear St Patrick’s name within the county can be found in beautiful little corner of Belcoo.
‘Our roads are like race tracks’
HUNDREDS of Belcoo residents have called for urgent action to help reduce speeding traffic in the village, where they say “the roads are like race tracks.” With fears growing someone may be seriously hurt of worse, last month a group of concerned locals launched a petition on change.org calling for traffic calming measures around St Columban’s […]
Business boost as Belcoo ‘Hub’ officially launched
“We hope that this space can create a buzz of activity around the centre and we don’t want to stop here.”
Sue Gray’s Fermanagh connections revealed
The Herald can reveal that Leo Gray, the father of Sue Gray is in fact a Belcoo man.