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 adventurer Alan sets sail for Aisling Centre

RETIRED outdoor education instructor Alan Currans is setting sail to raise funds for the Aisling Centre in Enniskillen. He is planning on travelling around Scotland and Ireland to raise funds for the Centre’s psychotherapy and counseling services. Alan is undertaking this voyage in memory of friends who died by suicide. “Between 2006 and 2015, my friendship groups lost four […]

Fermanagh’s roads claim yet another crash victim

YET another young person has been left fighting for their life following another crash on Fermanagh’s roads this week. On Sunday emergency services were called to the scene of a collision between a Volkswagen Tiguan and a Suzuki motorcycle, on the main Sligo Road at the junction with the Corraglass Road in Letterbreen. Diversions were put […]

Final call for Fermanagh singer Karl Kirkpatrick

FERMANAGH singer Karl Kirkpatrick is now just one step away from winning one of Ireland’s biggest music competitions. Next week, the Derrygonnelly man will compete in the Grand Final of TG4 talent show ‘Glór Tíre’ where he hopes to win the ultimate prize at the Studio Telegael An Tullach arena in Galway. Kirkpatrick booked his place […]

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 […]

Excitement at plans for new development in Fermanagh

EXCITING plans are in store for Derrygonnelly, with a potential multi-million pound development of Lough Navar Forest in the works. Stretching over 2,600 hectares and running up through the renowned Magho cliffs, Lough Navar Forest is a popular tourist attraction with its many walks a popular stop-off to the county. The Cuilcagh Lakelands UNESCO Global Geopark […]

Rachel McConnell’s set to release new music

Singing sensation Rachel McConnell has said she’s ‘delighted’ with the success of her new single which is set to hit the airwaves next week. The former Glór Tire contestant, pictured right, has confirmed that she’s going to launch ‘Nobody But A Fool’ to the delight of her growing fans and audience. “I’m delighted to say […]

PICTURES: Heavy snow brings Fermanagh to a standstill

THE Fermanagh community woke up this morning [Friday] to a heavy blanket of snow which has caused disruption across the county. A number of schools in Enniskillen and the surrounding areas have closed and the Police Service of Northern Ireland are encouraging motorists to not take unnecessary journeys. “Police have received several reports of vehicles […]