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 […]


Fermanagh musicians excel in Mullingar!


By Mark McGoldrick SHAUNEEN Maguire and Odhran Harbinson were the big winners at the All-Ireland Fleadh in Mullingar which took place at the weekend. Maguire, from Comhaltas Derrylin, took first place in the over-18 piano accordion competition, winning the ‘Christopher Niland Cup’. Derrygonnelly’s Harbinson, meanwhile, was part of the 15-18 Ceilidh Band, under the leadership of […]


Derrygonnelly home is on the market for around £1.5 million


By Rebecca McGirr Take a look inside this outstanding, fully renovated, eight bedroom period property in the heart of the Fermanagh countryside, once visited by the famous author C.S Lewis as a child. The property is on the market for £1,450,000 and is steeped in an interesting history. Built in 1829 by reverend Hamilton as […]


Harps blood running through the veins


Derrygonnelly’s wing half back, Oisin Smyth comes from a long line of Smyth footballers who’ve pulled on the purple and gold. In 1924, the founding year of the Harps club, Charlie Smyth, Oisin’s great grandfather played for the club. Then followed Oisin’s grandfather, Sean, who is current joint president along with Francie Rasdale. From 1988 […]

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