Fermanagh busker heads up Charlie’s Bar

IRVINESTOWN singer Dara Murray is becoming a rising star in the local music scene and he’s recently performed in Charlie’s Bar in Enniskillen. As part of the Valentine’s Day celebrations on Wednesday, February 14, the talented singer took centre stage at the popular Fermanagh pub. Murray is a highly regarded singer who has risen to […]

Michelle Gildernew selected for EU elections

FERMANAGH and South Tyrone MP Michelle Gildernew has been officially selected by Sinn Féin to contest the upcoming European Parliament elections later this summer. On June 7, the Sinn Féin politician is set to run alongside party member Chris McManus in a bid to secure election as an MEP in the Midlands/North West constituency. Sinn […]

COLUMN: A reluctant celibate

THE start of my journey to become a priest was very shaky. I fell in love twice in my first three months. The first time was the week before I entered the Seminary. I had received an itemised list that was considered essential for a young man starting off on the road to priesthood. Most items […]

Sinn Féin backs childcare motion

A FERMANAGH politician has said that Stormont must come up with a way to reduce childcare costs so that children across the North can have the ‘best start in life’. It’s been well documented that childcare costs have soared throughout the North in recent years and pressure is mounting on the Stormont Executive to find […]

Highstool Prophets confirm second local show

WITH excitement building ahead of their upcoming show in Kinawley, The Highstool Prophets have confirmed that they’re going to be stopping off in Fermanagh for a second show. On Thursday, April 25, the popular four-man band is set to sell out the Ardhowen Theatre in Enniskillen. The Fermanagh venue is looking forward to welcoming the […]

Sinn Fein’s Dolan welcomes potholes payment boost

A FERMANAGH and South Tyrone MLA has ‘welcomed’ the news that approximately £1 million has been set aside by the Stormont Executive to address the ever-worsening pothole problems in the North. Following his appointment as Minister for Infrastructure, Sinn Féin MLA John O’Down pledged the money to fix the roads which he said were in […]

FASHION: Spring is almost upon us…

Our wardrobe is massively influenced by the climate. Therefore, our wardrobes are filled to the brim with winter warmers, layers and knits. It is safe to say that spring/summer clothes are not a priority and often our style around this time of year can fall to the wayside. As mentioned above, staple pieces in our wardrobe […]

Graan’s Novena of Hope returns

THE theme of ‘hope’ will once again be the central one at the upcoming Novena at the Graan which will see hundreds of people gather for nine days of prayers and reflections. The Superior at the Graan, Fr Charles Cross, will lead the liturgies which is scheduled to kick off on Saturday, March 2. He’ll […]

Plans in place for St Patrick’s Day in Enniskillen

EXCITEMENT is building in Enniskillen and across Fermanagh ahead of the St Patrick’s Day celebrations which promise to be the best yet. In just over three weeks, the team at Project St Patrick is set to unleash their celebrations on the town, with the main theme going to be based around ‘folklore’. Feargal Shannon, chairman of the […]

Mums at Work Network continues in Sinead’s memory

THE Mums at Work Network are back in Fermanagh on Thursday 22 February. The Mums at Work network was founded in 2016 by Sinead Norton, a mum of seven who wanted a place for female business owners to go to get support and gain knowledge from like-minded women who were in the same boat. Sinead lost her battle […]