Fermanagh lads are safe and well in the Far East

THREE Fermanagh men living and working in Hong Kong have told of their experiences there as the Covid-19 pandemic continues to cause death and suffering worldwide. John Carney, who is a journalist with the South China Morning Post newspaper, has worked in the Asian city for 16 years. But despite being on China’s doorstep where […]

Contagion could result in alarming doctor shortage

IT IS ALREADY widely accepted that we have a chronic shortage of GPs in Fermanagh, but if the coronavirus spreads locally, the situation could get a lot worse.  With healthcare workers on the frontline, if the virus spreads locally it is inevitable some staff will come in contact with Covid-19 patients. If that happens, those […]

GAA clubs are gearing up for the big switch-on!

GAA clubs across the county are taking part in an ‘Ireland Lights Up’ initiative. The aim is to bring communities together to enjoy walking in safety under the bright lights of local GAA clubs. The Lights Up initiative encourages locals to get out and exercise during the darker nights. Participating clubs will switch their floodlights […]

Warm welcome for new social centre for Ederney

THE next step in the redevelopment of Murphys Cafe on Ederney Main Street is under way. In late November contractors were invited to make tender submissions for the work which is set to transform the property.  A list of features are set to include a communal space, coffee dock, consultation and therapy rooms, health studio, […]

Ederney in line for major new developements

EDERNEY is getting a well-deserved boost with new developements getting under way in the village. Housing developments are currently under way at Main Street and New Street with a former shop, hardware yard and residence which has served several generations of the Maguire family since the 1840s being redeveloped for new semi-detached houses. Ederney, like […]

Double delight for Derrygonnelly

Two weeks after securing the five-in-a-row Derrygonnelly are celebrating clinching the double after getting the better of Ederney in a tempestuous decider in a drenched Kinawley. There was just a point between the sides at half-time and although Ederney lost Stephen McElrone to a second yellow card early in the second half, the St Joseph’s […]


Last push for public to have say before stroke deadline

FERMANAGH Stroke Support Group are out and about around the county ahead of the final stroke consultation deadline.   After years of passionate local campaigning to keep the ward five open, this is the last chance for Fermanagh people to submit their views to have their say in the fight to keep the stroke unit.  Earlier […]