Priest warns social media linked to ‘suicide epidemic’


LOCAL priest Fr Cathal Deery, has spoken out on the “suicide epidemic” that has claimed the lives of over 307 people across the North during the past year.  Speaking to the Herald, the Derrygonnelly parish priest discussed the increase of suicides in rural areas like Fermanagh, “Rural areas in particular can be very isolating, and […]


Derrygonnelly celebrate clinching their fifth successive county title.

Harps seeking first Ulster scalp on the road


Ulster Club SFC quarter-final Cargin v Derrygonnelly Sunday, Corrigan Park, Belfast 2.30pm Ref: Paul Faloon    For the past five years Derrygonnelly have emerged from Fermanagh winning County titles with ruthless efficiency. The test this Sunday for the Erne kingpins is to press on in the Ulster club championship with the lure of a clash […]


Big boost for Belleek with lotto awards


BELLEEK is the big winner as seven community groups across the county have been awarded essential funding.  A total of £61,176 has been granted to seven different community groups by the National Lottery Awards.  The grants will be used for refurbishments, new equipment and to fund a family fun weekend.  Belleek GAA team Erne Gaels […]


Derrygonnelly celebrate clinching their fifth successive county title.

Derrygonnelly are five alive


Derrygonnelly created a special slice of Harps history on Sunday as they secured the club’s first ever five-in-a-row of county titles.

Category: GAA


Cassidy’s hunger for club football remains undimmed


Derrygonnelly have seven senior Fermanagh championships to their credit. An unbroken constant through that seam of success which runs back to 1995 is Kevin Cassidy. He had to sit out the 2015 championship with injury, but other than that he’s been an integral member of every Harps side that ever lifted the New York Gold […]


Championship

Rivalry renewed


With 2-18 under his belt, Sean Quigley looks assured of finishing as the senior championship’s top scorer in 2019. His nearest rival, Belnaleck’s Darragh McGurn who registered 3-11, will only be able to watch from the stands as Roslea take on Derrygonnelly in the decider. While the Roslea number 14 is clearly his side’s shining […]


Lisnaskea

Jewellery and cash stolen in latest burglaries


APPEALS for information have been made following a spate of crime in west Fermanagh.  In one incident heartless thieves stole a sum of money from the home of a man in eighties. In a second incident a few days later jewellery believed to be of sentimental value was stolen from a house in the Arney […]


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.  […]


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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 […]