The Whistlin’ Donkeys confirm Easter shows


Fresh off the back of a major tour of Australia, the Whistlin’ Donkeys have confirmed they’ve an action-packed schedule planned with shows in some of Ireland’s biggest venues. The six-man band is set to celebrate St Patrick’s Day in style with what’s expected to be a sold-out show in Vicar Street in Dublin. The Whistlin’ […]


WATCH… Rollerskating group glides into town


LEANNA is gliding into town with her new roller-skating club. Glide and Groove Roller-skate Club has kickstarted in Fermanagh bringing back an old-school sport to the local community. Leanna Kirkup is behind the move and runs the club. She developed her love for roller-skating when living in London and the passion grew from there. “I had a friend who invited […]


Coná and Shea take the plunge with new Cold Water Club


A NEW cold water group called Cold Water Club has dived into Fermanagh waters. The new group has been started by newlyweds Coná and Shea Daly who host local swim socials to help people get involved in cold water swimming. Coná had been doing events under her Instagram page dipsnhips for the last two years before starting the […]


Debate and discussion at Fermanagh People’s Assembly


OVER 200 people turned out to the Westville Hotel in Enniskillen on Thursday night for the Fermanagh People’s Assembly which was aiming to discuss the ‘bread and butter issues of a new Ireland’. Organised by Sinn Féin’s ‘Commission on the Future of Ireland Committee’, a Fermanagh-led panel discussed a diverse range of issues including education, health […]


Fermanagh’s Bernie Collins films locally for Sky Sports


AHEAD of the start of the Formula One season this weekend, Maguiresbridge woman Bernie Collins recently stopped off in Fermanagh to film a special segment for an upcoming programme on Sky Sports. The 37-year-old, who has established herself as one of the leading females in the world of motorsport, is going to be a pundit […]


Derek Ryan confirms more local shows in Fermanagh


DUE to huge success and demand, Fermanagh resident Derek Ryan has added an extra show on his brand new Irish concert tour in the Killyhevlin Hotel, Enniskillen on 11th April. Derek is on a run of sell-out shows, announcing an additional date to his highly anticipated concert tour set to take place in the Killyhevlin after […]


Newtownbutler Chinese proves to be a cracker


WHEN Tony and Becky He met in a Chinese takeaway in Newtownbutler in 2008, it was love at first sight. Sixteen years later they’ve formed a formidable partnership and own a chain of top-class takeaways. Originally from Fucheng in China, Tony He, the head chef at the Lucky House Takeaway, packed his bags and made the […]


Newtownbutler mourns death of Natasha Graham


THE Newtownbutler community has been left devastated following the death of the much-loved Natasha Graham who was described as a ‘beautiful person’. Formerly of Aghagay Meadows in Newtownbutler, Ms Graham passed away peacefully on Thursday, aged 30 years old. Ms Graham was born in September 1993, six weeks premature. Despite being given only seconds to […]


Petition on future of Tempo playpark


ALMOST 300 people have signed an online petition in a bid to urge the Fermanagh and Omagh District Council to ‘relocate’ the playpark in Tempo. As part of the Council’s commitment to improve playpark facilities in the county, it’s been reported that around £100,000 has been pledged to improve facilities in the children’s play area […]


It’s the end of the Fermanagh County Show as we know it


THE FERMANAGH County Show as we know it will not be taking place this year, with organisers announcing they are currently exploring “a new way forward” for the popular annual event, which is now in its 188th year. In a statement released yesterday (Tuesday) the County Fermanagh Farming Society Ltd said they had taken a decision […]