Eddie’s busy preparing for ‘Peaks for Peter’ fundraiser

EDDIE Roofe is eagerly anticipating the start of his ‘Peaks for Peter’ challenge. Eddie and his wife Emma lost their first son in September 2019, and now Eddie is about to climb the highest peaks in every county in Ireland within eight days with a combined total of 160km of climbs. Speaking two weeks out […]

Supermarket superheroes scale Cuilcagh for charity

A GROUP of intrepid local supermarket workers joined forces with a couple of local firefighters for a special climb last week to mark Childhood Day. Natasha Little, Clare McKenna, Jamie Fleming and Megan Maguire, who are all staff at Lidl in Enniskillen, took on the challenge of climbing Cuilcagh, along with firefighters John Logan and […]

Little Charlie ‘a true fighter’ after birth at 26 weeks

THE FAMILY of baby Charlie Moore from Maguiresbridge, who was born premature at 26 weeks, are on a mission to raise vital funds for the neo-natal units at SWAH and Altnagelvin after the life-changing support they received. They plan to climb Cuilcagh Mountain in tribute to the health staff who helped them through an extremely […]

Kerr raises £15,000 for three charities from daily walk

AN INCREDIBLE £15,000 has been raised for three local charities thanks to the efforts of local man Michael Kerr who took on a mammoth fundraising challenge in November. The Enniskillen Rangers Manager trekked Fermanagh’s ‘stairway to heaven’ every day in November.  By the end of the month he had clocked up 450km and battled through […]

Long cold spell on the way after snowfall

IT WAS a case of “better late than never” for locals right across the county who had hoped for a white Christmas, as Storm Bella brought snow and biting sleet to parts of Fermanagh at the weekend. On St Stephen’s Day, forecasters put out a yellow (be aware) weather warning for wind and rain, as […]