McKenzie takes silver in Tullamore

By Paul O’Neill Over 1200 athletes from 369 schools fought it out for the 122 titles on offer at the Irish Schools’ Championships in Tullamore stadium last weekend. The championships yielded one medal, a silver for Enniskillen Royal athlete Harry McKenzie. Annabelle McKenzie was the first of the local athletes to compete, going in the Intermediate Girls’ 1500m Steeplechase. McKenzie […]

Ulster Schools’ success for local athletes

By Paul O’Neill The Mary Peters Track hosted the Ulster Schools’ Championships for the first time and the athletes across the five age groups provided those present with some thrilling performances over the two days. Jack Donnelly was the standout performer on what was a disappointing day one for Fermanagh athletes at the Upper Malone […]

St Michael’s in friendly win over Royal

AFTER a standout display of attacking rugby at Mullaghmeen, St Michael’s College proved too strong for the Enniskillen Royal Grammar School 3 XV side on Monday afternoon. Both teams started well with some tidy phases of controlled play. Mattie McDermott set the tone for the night with a crunching tackle in midfield, forcing a turnover […]

Principal pays tribute to Royal Grammar School students

THE resourcefulness and spirit of pupils has been praised by Enniskillen Royal Grammar School (ERGS) Principal, Elizabeth Armstrong. The Principal’s praise of her students came during her speech at the School’s annual Prize Giving ceremony held at St Macartin’s Cathedral. It was the first such event that the Royal had been able to stage since […]

Historic day as Erne Integrated win Schools’ Cup

In perfect conditions, the Enniskillen schools ran out at a sunny Kingspan Stadium in Belfast on Tuesday (yesterday) afternoon for a repeat of the 2020 decider which Enniskillen Royal won 12-10. Like the previous meeting, this was always going to be a close encounter and despite Erne Integrated running into an early lead of 4-1 […]

New Portora campus edges one step closer

THE LONG-AWAITED new Enniskillen Royal Grammar School building is one step closer, with hopes high funding for the project will be confirmed in the near future.   It is thought that the new school will be based at the Portora site while the Collegiate campus, located in one of Enniskillen’s most sought after residential areas, could […]

Students in climate charge protest

SCORES of students took to the streets of Enniskillen to protest against climate change.  On Friday, many students gathered at The Diamond to highlight the threat they say climate change poses to humanity and the world.  The protest was among many taking place across the world, with students and workers walking out of their daily […]


St Kevin’s is now outperforming many grammar schools

NON-grammar schools in the Fermanagh area have recorded a strong A Level performance for 2019. Four local secondary schools ranked in the top 100 performers, alongside three Enniskillen grammar schools. The annual performance guide published by the Belfast Telegraph ranks all post-secondary schools where pupils sit A Level exams. Enniskillen Royal Grammar school was the […]