Five awards for Manor House Hotel

THE Manor House Country Hotel recently picked up a staggering five awards at the prestigious and renowned Irish Hotel Awards. Held at 33 Railway Street in Lisburn, the Irish Hotel Awards were held to celebrate the commitment, dedication and excellence of the top hospitality hotspots in Ireland, for the past year. The Manor House Country […]

Douglas and Doreen celebrate 50 years

SOME of the leading Country music stars united in Brookeborough to celebrate the 50th wedding anniversary of much-loved couple, Douglas and Doreen McDowell. On Friday, a large crowd turned out to Aghavea Parish Church Hall for the golden wedding anniversary celebration, where the couple’s son, Malcolm, led the musical entertainment. To read more on this […]

BREAKING NEWS: Ryder steps down as Erne Gaels manager

AFTER three years in charge, Seamus Ryder has stepped down as Erne Gaels Belleek manager. Ryder, a former player with the Belleek side, led his team to the Fermanagh Intermediate Football Championship title in 2021 and the Mannok Senior Football League Division One trophy in 2022. Under Ryder’s guidance, Erne Gaels also reached two successive […]

Erne u3a celebrating its 20th anniversary

AFTER over two decades of existence, the Erne u3a group is committed to helping recently retired people ‘beat isolation’ by finding new pastimes and making new friends. Set up by Professor Pierre Vellas in France in 1973, the non-profit organisation, u3a, has became an international movement with branches dotted in many countries across Europe. The local […]

Postboxes for letters to lost loved ones

MEMORIAL postboxes allowing people to send ‘letters to loved ones in heaven’ have been unveiled at the Parish of Aghalurcher in Fermanagh to help the bereaved cope with their grief. The white postboxes have been erected at the entrance of St Mary’s, Maguiresbridge, and Holy Cross, Lisnaskea, graveyards. The white ‘Letters to Heaven’ postboxes will give parishioners the chance to […]

Herald’s Christmas Toy Appeal with SVP

As the holiday season approaches, the spirit of giving and compassion takes centre stage. It’s a time when we come together as a community to spread warmth, kindness, and love. This Christmas, the Fermanagh Herald is excited to announce our partnership with the Saint Vincent de Paul charity for a special initiative – our Christmas […]

Gabriel keeps traditional flame alive with new album

FERMANAGH’S much-loved and renowned traditional Irish music singer Gabriel McArdle is set to release a new album on Friday night. At the Atrium Bar in Blake’s of the Hollow in Enniskillen, the Kinawley balladeer will launch his first solo recorded album, ‘The Fermanagh Blackbird’. Aged 74 years old, McArdle’s collection will feature some of Ireland’s most classic […]

St Joseph’s students celebrate success

THE principal of St Joseph’s College in Enniskillen said that hard work has been key as her pupils reached their ‘wonderful potential’ over the past academic year. “I hope you will feel inspired by the achievements of our pupils, the commitment of their teachers and enjoy the wonderful atmosphere of celebration and friendship we create […]

‘Spooktacular’ race is a massive success

THE director of the ‘Enniskillen Spooktacular’ has said that the hard-working team of volunteers were key to making the annual event another ‘great night’ of running and fun in the town. On Friday night Enniskillen was a hub of activity as 1,325 runners took part in the 5K ‘Spooktacular’ run through the streets, with City of […]

Bridge gymnasts show how it’s done in Belfast

LAST weekend Bridge gymnasts attended the Northern Ireland Championship Qualifiers in Shooting Starz Gymnastics Club. The two-day event comprising of floor, vault, beam and bars saw all the gymnasts placing with stiff opposition. SATURDAY RESULTS: Level 5: Dearbhlá Cogan – 1st Vault, 1st Floor Lili Kurek – 1st beam, 2nd Floor, 3rd Bars, 2nd AA Level 6: Guilana […]