Fermanagh runners lead the way in Belfast Marathon


A NUMBER of Fermanagh runners pulled on the trainers and pounded the pavements on Sunday as thousands of people took part in the Belfast City Marathon. It’s estimated that over 5,000 people ran the full 26.2 mile route ran through Belfast, finishing up at Ormeau Park, where they were greeted by a large crowd of supporters […]


Fermanagh singer John Garrity wows in the States


Fermanagh singer John Garrity recently spent a week in the United States of America entertaining his large fan base. Not for the first time, the ‘Belfast Busker’ headed off for a number of shows in Miami and Florida and he wowed with his performances. It’s been a busy time of late for the Enniskillen singer […]


Fr Gary Donegan has third surgery


FR Gary Donegan said he was ‘genuinely moved’ after a community youth group in Ardoyne sent him ‘get well soon’ messages online, just hours after he underwent a third surgery on his eye. The Fermanagh cleric was admitted to the Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast, on Wednesday in a bid to secure the sight in his […]


Fermanagh actor Lawson supports sex abuse campaign


OPENING up about a terrifying ordeal as a child, Fermanagh actor Charlie Lawson has revealed that he escaped being a victim of sexual abuse by the ‘skin of my teeth’. Best known for playing Jim McDonald in Coronation Street, the Enniskillen-born actor has linked up with well-known author Emma-Jane Taylor in an new campaign to […]


Enniskillen’s Coná talks female empowerment in Belfast


ENNISKILLEN woman Coná Daly said she was ‘beyond proud’ to be selected as one of the guest speakers at a major motivational speaking event in Belfast. Ms Daly, who recently married RNLI worker Shea, was one of the headline acts at the ‘Sisterhood Sleepover’ club event which was organised by the Un/Altered group. “I am […]


Bridge gymnasts show how it’s done in Belfast


LAST weekend Bridge gymnasts attended the Northern Ireland Championship Qualifiers in Shooting Starz Gymnastics Club. The two-day event comprising of floor, vault, beam and bars saw all the gymnasts placing with stiff opposition. SATURDAY RESULTS: Level 5: Dearbhlá Cogan – 1st Vault, 1st Floor Lili Kurek – 1st beam, 2nd Floor, 3rd Bars, 2nd AA Level 6: Guilana […]


Garrity set for fundraising gig


ENNISKILLEN singer John Garrity is set to take centre stage in Mulligan’s Bar in Newtownbutler on Saturday as part of a fundraiser for the Community Development Association. Headed up by chairman Paul McLoughlin, the Newtownbutler Community Development Association is aiming to make the local play part in the town more inclusive for children living with […]


Actor John set to star in sold-out Belfast play


AN Enniskillen man is set to play the lead role in a musical play which is expected to sell out the Belvoir Studio Theatre in Belfast over the next four nights. Aspiring and talented actor, John Cathcart, has been selected to depict the role of John Kelly in ‘The Beautiful Game’, a play which is […]