Gruelling FEARmanagh set to return this year

THE hugely grueling Fermanagh Endurance Adventure Race, known to many as ‘FEAR’, is set to return later this year. Since its first event in 2013, the adventure race, which is organised by the Fermanagh and Omagh District Council, has gone from strength to strength, attracting large crowds from all over the county. Around 300 fitness […]

Guitarist Lee is ready for the ‘Hooley on the Pitch’

Lee Jones is a guitarist with the Tumbling Paddies who are set to perform at the opening night of the ‘Hooley on the Pitch’ festival at the Derrygonnelly Harps GFC grounds on Friday. He also plays Gaelic football for the Harps. What is your greatest strength? Never giving up. What is your greatest weakness? Time […]

Village’s residents now ‘living in fear’

RESIDENTS in Derrygonnelly are being terrorised, while police turn a blind eye. These are the allegations being made by several tenants living in Rosnarick Close in the village, who say that they are regularly being intimidated. A vicious attack and increased cases of anti-social behaviour have unsettled locals recently. Residents in the estate allege that two individuals, in […]

Village at mercy of ‘criminals’ from other districts

PEOPLE with ‘criminal backgrounds’ rehoused in Derrygonnelly have been linked with a rise in crime there. A vicious attack and increased cases of anti-social behaviour have unsettled residents in the peaceful Fermanagh village in recent months. People living in Derrygonnelly were left shocked by the violent incident involving knives and other weapons earlier this year, which led to three men aged 36, […]

Community invited to meeting on Derrygonnelly plan

THE COMMUNITY in Derrygonnelly and its surrounding areas has been invited to a meeting next Wednesday, March 1st, on the future of the village. The Derrygonnelly and District Community Partnership is currently working in collaboration with all local community and voluntary organisations, businesses, and local residents, to develop a ten-year Community Plan. A spokesman for the […]

Harps’ Jones ‘enjoying’ push-ups challenge

DERRYGONNELLY Harps GAA player Michael Jones is taking part in a highly challenging 100 push-ups per day challenge during November to raise money for a lifesaving charity. The former Fermanagh defender has undertaken the challenge to raise money for the non-profit organisation and charity Cancer Research UK. Just two weeks into the fundraiser, Jones says […]