Does physical activity really improve your mental health?


Christmas, although it was one a lot different to its predecessors as a result of Covid-19 restrictions, gave people the opportunity to take time out, relax, recover and get ready for another busy year. One sports and fitness expert in the county, however, feels it is time that people get down to business and adopt […]


Marian clocks up the miles for Breast Cancer awareness


DURING the month of October, Marian Gallagher pulled on the walking shoes and clocked up the miles to raise money and awareness for Breast Cancer Now. Over four weeks, the Derrygonnelly native walked 100 miles for the charity and raised a staggering £2,870 in the process. Marian, having witnessed at first hand the work that […]


Cassidy ready to build on previous successes


For all Declan Cassidy’s success, last year’s county final defeat dominated the winter. Being on the outside, looking in at winners, does that. In that moment, his seven winners’ medals were irrelevant. The Harps had the chance to emulate Sunday’s opponents, Enniskillen Gaels, and their six-in-row. In Cassidy’s first county final, 2004, they stopped the […]

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VIDEO: Derrygonnelly had the work ethic- Glynn


Derrygonnelly joint manager, Mick Glynn says it was the Harps’ work ethic that helped them get ‘over the line’ against a determined Ederney side. It took 20 minutes of extra time to determine which side would be in this year’s semi-final and in the end, two extra time goals proved to be the killer blows […]

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VIDEO: Gary McKenna says the replay will ‘stand to us’


Derrygonnelly booked their place in the Fermanagh Senior Championship semi final with an extra time win over the 2020 champions Ederney. The side’s could not be separated last week, forcing a replay under lights in Brewster Park tonight (Saturday) and the game was another tussle with the teams all square on 0-9 each at the […]

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Harps man Niall in the midst of World Cup fever in Qatar


JUST 18-months out from hosting the biggest international footballing tournament on the planet, World Cup fever is already gripping the football fans and local natives of Qatar. The World Cup in Qatar, which is scheduled to commence in November 2022, will be the first ever World Cup to be held in the Arab world and […]


United in mourning for Peter Jones


THE GAA family and the county has been hit hard in recent months with the unexpected deaths of so many its people. Peter Jones was healthy and active, in fact, the energy with which he approached his many roles in the community is one of the things that set him apart. That, and the number […]


‘furious’ at state vulnerable sister’s home was left in


A DERRYGONNELLY woman has been left “furious” over the dangerous condition her vulnerable sister’s house was left in by Housing Executive maintenance workers.  The 73-year-old resident of , who receives dialysis twice a week in Omagh, has been left with no entry to the front of her house due to work which was started by […]