Republic day-trip shoppers boost Enniskillen businesses


SHOPPERS coming over the border from down south are “critical” to Enniskillen’s local economy. Noelle McAloon of the Enniskillen Business Improvement District (BID) says that Republic of Ireland car number plates are a welcome sight as day-trippers from over the border are boosting the town’s coffers by spending their euros here. A number of residents […]


Victory would make it all worthwhile, says O’Callaghan


RICHARD O’Callaghan has played every minute of this year’s championship and on Sunday he will lead Enniskillen Gaels out in the 2022 Fermanagh Senior Football Championship Final. The Enniskillen skipper also captained the side last year when they suffered a heavy defeat at the hands of Derrygonnelly, but this year he feels they are in […]


A win on Sunday would top the lot for Mullin


IT has been a whirlwind two years for Erne Gaels captain Brian Mullin. Last year Mullin returned home after three years in London and within a few months of being back in the black and yellow jersey, he captained Erne Gaels to the intermediate championship title in the most dramatic of finishes in Brewster Park […]


One final lesson from the teacher


IT’S the students versus their former teacher on Sunday afternoon when Erne Gaels travel to Brewster Park to take on Enniskillen in this year’s Senior Championship Final. Enniskillen Gaels manager, Simon Bradley, was a teacher in St Mary’s Brollagh for 26 years, up until two years ago, and during that time he reckons he has […]


Beacom knows it’s time to produce the goods


AS Eoin Beacom knows better than anyone, fulfilling your potential is not easy. On January 2, 2018, Beacom was the inspirational skipper that lead Enniskillen Gaels to the Ulster minor club title after they beat Ballinascreen 1-06 to 0-6 at the St Paul’s complex in west Belfast. He was the player of the match on […]


Businesses praised for their entrepreneurial spirit


Enniskillen’s High Street revival is down to the town’s natural entrepreneurial spirit. That’s the view from Noelle McAloon of the Enniskillen Business Improvement District (BID). Businesses have bounced back from the Covid lockdown period while new ones have sprung up to add to the colour and vibrancy of the town. Helped by BID’s Enniskillen Gift […]