Asian community look forward to Chinese New Year


SATURDAY marks the start of the Chinese New Year for 2024, and Fermanagh’s Asian community will be out in force to enjoy it. Celebrated in China, East Asia and across the world, the festivities will see people feast with relatives, watch parades and pray for good fortune in the year ahead. In Fermanagh, families and friends will gather at […]


BREAKING: Concern BT site in Enniskillen could close


THERE is concern today that BT in Enniskillen which employs around 300 people locally could be set to close. Ulster Unionist Party MLA Tom Elliott issued a statement to the Herald after he was informed that BT Group may close its office site that employs hundreds of people across the local community. “It is deeply […]


Kesh social media star Abigail leads workshop


Fermanagh influencer Abigail Parkinson recently led a major online master class to inform her 29,000 followers on how she’s taken social media by storm. The Kesh woman recently teamed up with popular content creator Emma Jane Mooney for the online workshop which offered an insight into the role that social media is playing in society. Abigail […]


Saving SWAH and fixing roads key for Fermanagh MLAs


SUPPORTING the South West Acute Hospital, improving infrastructure in Fermanagh and fighting for better public sector pay are the key priorities for our local politicians as they return to Stormont this week. After a two-year absence, the Northern Ireland Executive is finally back up and running and the elected representatives for Fermanagh and South Tyrone […]


Clothing range bringing comfort in more ways than one


A LOCAL clothing range is looking to give people more comfort, mentally as well as physically. Based in Irvinestown, Legacy29 is a family business that aims to provide quality clothing that also acts as a tool for healing and motivation. “My father Raymond passed away on the 29th of April, just one day before I was born,” Sarah McCausland, founder of Legacy29, […]


Enniskillen businesses ‘looking forward’ to busy month


IT’S well documented that January is always a difficult time for traders and businesses, but Noelle McAloon has said that Enniskillen is ‘leading the way’ in the North. With the Northern Ireland Executive returning to Stormont on Saturday, spirits are high across the North and there’s plenty of optimism in business across Fermanagh for the […]


UPDATE: Weather warning issued for Fermanagh tomorrow


THE Met Office has issued a yellow warning for snow and ice for Fermanagh tomorrow (Friday). This morning (Thursday), a heavy snowfall descended on the county and people woke up to snowy scenes and The Met Office is predicting that more snow could be on the way for Fermanagh. “Cloudy with rain and hill snow, […]


Fermanagh road closed due to ‘snow and ice’


THE Police Service of Northern Ireland has confirmed that a Fermanagh road is ‘currently impassable’ due to excess snow and ice lying in the area. “Road users are advised that the Marble Arch Road in Enniskillen is currently impassable due to the snow and ice,” said the PSNI in a statement this morning (Thursday).  “If […]


Donagh singer Patrick Treacy to headline Kinawley dance


THE countdown is on until Donagh singer Patrick Treacy is set to headline a major concert at the Kinawley Community Centre. On Friday, February 16, the popular venue will host a ‘Valentines Country Night’, with leading Country music singer and critic Sean Wallace confirmed as the MC for the upcoming concert. There’s going to be […]