McArdle headlines big Dublin concert


FERMANAGH balladeer and traditional Irish music singer Gabriel McArdle recently performed some of his top tracks at one of Dublin’s top venues. A huge crowd packed out ‘The Cobblestone’, based in King Street North in Dublin, on Friday for the much-anticipated concert of the well-known music figure from Kinawley. The 74-year-old has earned a reputation as […]


Dublin delight for Monaghan


IRVINESTOWN runner Edel Monaghan claimed the Dublin Senior Cross Country title at Santry Demesne on Sunday. Along with the difficult underfoot conditions, competitors in the women’s race faced an extra barrier as this was the first championship race in Ireland where their distance came into line with the men’s at 9000m. To read more on this […]


Teemore man’s furniture brightens up ‘Room to Improve’


A TEEMORE native’s furniture has proven to be a big hit in RTÉ One’s popular renovation TV series ‘Room to Improve’. Over the past two weekends, furnishings supplied by  Pieces.ie run by Arthur Cassidy, who is originally from Teemore, and his wife Gráinne were featured in the show. On Sunday’s programme, they provided a variety of […]


Journalist in firing line for criticising Fermanagh


By John Carney OUTRAGED Fermanagh people have reacted angrily to Dublin journalist Brighid McLaughlin after her recent article about the county left many shocked and dismayed. Writing in her popular Sunday Independent column Brighid’s Diary, Ms McLaughlin did not hold back on what she thought of the place and its inhabitants. The writer’s gripes ranged […]


Court hears blood found in horsebox as Lunney trial resumes in Dublin


THE TRIAL of the four men of accused of abducting and seriously assaulting Mannok director Kevin Lunney has resumed, after a break to consider legal arguments on CCTV. This week the trial of the four men at the Special Criminal Court in Dublin, which is currently being held in front of three judges rather than […]