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 […]


Stroke

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 […]


New Ederney community centre one step closer


THE redevelopment of Pat Murphy’s House in Ederney is a step closer as planning permission has been submitted.  The plans are proposed by Ederney Trust in partnership with Ederney Credit Union, and aim to redevelop the former Murphy’s Cafe at Main Street for use as a health and wellbeing centre.  The application has been submitted […]


New houses on the way for Ederney


A NEW era of development is under way in Ederney village with part of the village being redeveloped for much needed housing. The redevelopment is currently underway at the village’s Main Street and New Street, with the site of a former shop, hardware yard and residence which has served several generations of the Maguire family […]


Court

Ederney burglary accused denied bail


A MAN accused as burgling a shop in Ederney, that allegedly involved distracting the 78-year-old shopkeeper, has been denied bail.  Owen McDonagh (27), who is originally from the South but has an address at Bercorn Road, Derry appeared at Enniskillen Magistrates Court on Monday via video link from Maghaberry Prison. McDonagh is charged with burglary […]


Ederney

Donal calls time on life behind the bar


ONE of Fermanagh’s best known bars for Country Music is changing hands at the end of this month. Carron’s Corner Bar on Ederney’s Main Street which has been owned and managed by Donal Carron since November 2006 has its final night on Sunday 27th. The new leaseholders Sean and Jude O’Donnell, from Killeter, take over […]


Snow

The snow’s back (but not everyone’s complaining)


THE first snow of the winter saw Fermanagh wake up a blanket of snow causing disruption in many rural areas. The wintery showers and flurries of snow fell over night on Tuesday evening and caused traffic congestion on some routes into Enniskillen. Cuilcagh Mountain Park had also been closed to the public due to snow […]


GAA club unveils new stand as part of £1m development


ONE of Fermanagh’s most successful GAA clubs has set new standards in terms of facilities with the opening of an impressive new spectators stand. St Joseph’s GAA club in Ederney has been transformed into a modern state of the art sporting facility as part of the new £1 million North Fermanagh Valley Park.  The centrepiece […]


Funding boost to transform old village tea room


Funding has been awarded to develop plans to transform a derelict listed building in the heart of Ederney into a modern well-being hub. The former Pat Murphy’s tea rooms and tobacconists was built around 1840, and has historically formed an important focal point for the community. The building’s front elevation has original multi-paned shop windows, […]


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 […]