Road resurfacing on the way under new investment

ROAD resurfacing, drainage works and footpath improvements are some of the road works listed for Fermanagh in the coming 12 months.  A new report shines a light on the areas set to benefit from investment in road works, with a reduced budget of £140k allocated to local transport and safety measures within the Council area.  […]


Woman injured in ‘terrifying’ house burglary ordeal

A WOMAN is believed to have sustained injuries to her arm and leg in an aggravated burglary in Derrygonnelly.  Police investigating the report are appealing for information in what they regard as a “terrifying ordeal for the victim”.  A police spokesman explained, “Police received a report shortly before 11:40pm on Wednesday, 26 June that earlier […]

Former St Joseph’s pupil behind striking tower block

AN award winning Derrygonnelly architect is celebrating success after scooping a top award for Irish Construction Excellence.  Former St Joseph’s College student Declan O’Dare lifted the prestigious Building Information Modelling (BIM) Excellence award at a ceremony held in Dublin last Friday.  The young architect admits that some of Fermanagh’s prided historic buildings influenced his early […]


‘Big Jack’ and Derrygonnelly ready for Ulster challenge

It was June 2013, Fergus and Gill Kelly have made the brave decision to move back home to Derrygonnelly from Oxford, England. Also making the trip across the Irish Sea were their two sons, Jack and Kieran. For 21-year-old Jack the rest is history. Back then he was a 16 year old who had never […]

Ederney back in the big time

Ederney bridged a 12 year gap since their last senior final appearance with a 3-13 to 3-5 win over Erne Gaels. Now they are looking to bridge and even longer gap, back to 1968 and the club’s one and only senior title. The St Joseph’s men looked well in control at the break last Saturday […]

The Final push

All 20 clubs in the county are out in championship action this weekend. Every game will be crucial with senior, intermediate and junior championship final places up for grabs, while other sides will be battling hard to avoid relegation. Tie of the weekend looks like being Saturday evening’s senior semi-final clash between Ederney and Erne […]