All quiet on the western front…

OVER the sunny Easter weekend there were fears some in Fermanagh may make the unnecessary journey  across the border to enjoy the beaches in Donegal, but thankfully it was all quiet on the western front.  Speaking to the Herald after what was most likely the quietest bank holiday Monday the town has ever seen, tourism […]

An Easter like none other…

THIS is a week when churches across the county are generally a daily hive of activity as parishioners meet together. This year paints a very different picture. For the first time in living memory church doors will be closed to the public both during Holy Week and on Easter Sunday.  Enniskillen minister, Rev Lorna Dreaning […]

Shortage of priests has impact on Easter Masses

THE IMPACT of the priest shortage crisis in the church is being felt across parishes up and down the country this Easter, with parishioners being asked to travel to nearby parishes for services.  This is the case in the Bundoran/Ballyshannon (Rock) and Belleek/Garrison, two parishes that have been working together since sweeping diocesan changes came […]

Plenty to keep the children entertained over Easter!

WITH the sun predicted to shine on Fermanagh over the Easter weekend, its the perfect excuse to enjoy some of the planned activities throughout the county.  On Saturday April 20th, Easter themed events including an Easter egg hunt, face painters, crafts and the Easter bunny are taking place from noon to 4pm in Enniskillen. The […]