Burns hopes victory will inspire future generations


IT’S hard to know what got the biggest cheer in Healy Park on Sunday – when Andrea Gordon lifted the Ulster title or when Emma Burns proudly received her ‘Player of the Match’ award. When she walked across the pitch to receive her accolade, Burns, accompanied by her two young children, Meghan and Jarlath says […]


It’s a ‘proud day’ to be from Derrygonnelly – Smyth


BEFORE Sunday’s decider, everybody knew that if Eimear Smyth was on song, Derrygonnelly would have a good chance of winning the Ulster Intermediate Championship title – that indeed proved to be the case in Healy Park. Derrygonnelly’s taliswoman was in sensational form in Omagh, accounting for an incredible 2-09 of their 2-11 tally. The selfless Smyth […]

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Smyth focused on task at hand


AS Derrygonnelly manager Garry Smyth knows, the opportunity to compete in an Ulster Club final ‘doesn’t come around too often’, and he is urging his players to make the most of Sunday’s chance. The Harps ladies are now just 60 minutes away from winning the provincial intermediate championship and Smyth is hoping that his team […]

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Ulster title would be ‘pinnacle of success’ for Gordon


ANDREA Gordon will lead Derrygonnelly out on to Healy Park on Sunday and she is determined to ‘relish the opportunity’ as the Harps bid to win their first Ulster Club Championship title. With team captain Erin Flanagan currently sidelined with a cruciate ligament injury, Gordon has taken over the skipper’s armband and she admits it […]

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‘It’s within our hands now,’ says captain Flanagan


DERRYGONNELLY captain Erin Flanagan may not be playing in Sunday’s Ulster final, but she’ll kick every ball on the sideline and encourage her teammates to make the most of their opportunity. The Harps captain is currently recovering from a cruciate ligament injury and has been unable to play in the championship campaign. She admits that […]

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Derrygonnelly panto show sold out for all three nights


DERRYGONNELLY panto tickets still available? It’s a case of “Oh no they’re not” as all three nights have been sold out. “The Two Sons”, written by the Rev Stephanie Woods of Inishmacsaint St Ninnidh, Church of Ireland, will take place at Derrygonnelly Orange Hall on November 17, 18 and 19. Starring the local parishioners themselves, tickets have […]


Enjoying a big trad weekend at the Eddie Duffy festival


Check out our full picture spread from the Eddie Duffy & Mick Hoy traditional festival in Wednesday’s paper! To read more on this story see this week’s Fermanagh Herald. Can’t get to the shop to collect your copy? No problem! You can download a copy straight to your device by following this link https://bit.ly/3gOl8G0


Derrygonnelly hold out for historic win


BELCOO’S scenic Lough MacNean shoreline venue saw Fermanagh Ladies footballing history made on Sunday evening. Derrygonnelly carved out a first ever division one title despite tremendous late Kinawley pressure. The Harps victory was rendered all the sweeter knowing their opponents Kinawley were bidding for ‘five in a row’. Splendid champions as they had been, Kinawley […]

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Summer play schemes a hit with the kids


By Matthew Leslie A KIDS scheme for the school holiday set up to give children something to do during the pandemic two years ago has gone from strength to strength as it enters its third summer in a row. Adrian McGurn, 32, from Derrygonnelly set up the scheme during the summer of 2020 to help […]