Local man denies attempted murder of police officer

BELFAST ATTACK: A Fermanagh man charged with attempting to murder a police officer is to stand trial in Belfast later this year. Peter Thomas Granaghan was arrested after a bomb was found under an off-duty police officer’s vehicle parked outside a golf club in east Belfast. Granaghan, from Blackrock Park in Belleek, appeared at Belfast […]


Donegal schools may be an option for Brollagh pupils

BROLLAGH: THE NORTH’S Education Minister, Peter Weir, has admitted that pupils from St Mary’s High School in Brollagh may be better off transferring to secondary schools in the South after the rural school closes . Local MLA Jemma Dolan, who attended Brollagh as a pupil, said she has already raised the possibility of Belleek students […]

Smith honored to take up role with Fermanagh

BELLEEK man Ciaran Smith is a former Fermanagh, Erne Gaels and MacRory Cup winning captain. When the new Fermanagh Under-17’s manager Aiden Gilroy came calling, Smith had no hesitation to take on the role of strength & conditioning coach for the year ahead,   “I got a call from Aiden a couple of months ago […]

Erne Gaels footballers do their bit for local hospital

By Mark McGoldrick   AS THE hospitals around the country continue to fight against yet another wave of Covid-19, a number of footballers from the Erne Gaels Belleek club have been doing their bit to provide some much needed support to our local healthcare staff. Six players from the Erne Gaels club have signed up […]

Principal commends pupils on ‘a remarkable year’

PUPILS and staff at St Mary’s High School, Brollagh celebrated academic, sporting, musical and extra curricular successes at a virtual prize giving this week.  Principal Ann Carrigan welcomed pupils past and present to the virtual event and described this as an “historic year”. She commended pupils for having adapted to change through remote/blended learning with […]

Going the extra mile to support Marie Curie

THE communities of Belleek and Garrison have not let Covid stop them from going the extra mile in support of the Marie Curie ‘Your Walk, Your Way Campaign’, which raised over £7,500 during the month of September. Teresa O’Loughlin, owner of Think6 Marketing Solutions told the Herald, “Think6 has been working with Marie Curie on […]