Fermanagh pays tribute to ‘amazing’ Mary McCann

FEMALES across the county have paid tribute to the ‘tireless’ Mary McCann who retired after over 20 years of service to Fermanagh Women’s Aid. MS McCann is the outgoing Chief Executive Officer of Fermanagh Women’s Aid, a non-profit organisation which aims to protect females from domestic violence. She is retiring after over two decades at the […]

Pauline projects positivity to all women around her

FERMANAGH woman Pauline Corrigan has had many ups and downs in her life but still projects positivity to all women around her. Pauline headed a business called Beenificial for 12 years before closing due to Brexit. The mum of three took this as an opportunity to start another business, and now runs a Shepherds Hut Airbnb on […]

COLUMN: Is there anything after this?

IN THE 1980s when I worked as a priest in a town in Fermanagh, I lived next door to a couple who were rather traditional, conservative Catholics. I wouldn’t have thought of myself as their type of priest as I was a product of the post-Vatican 2 church which for a very brief period flirted with some […]

Enniskillen’s Coná talks female empowerment in Belfast

ENNISKILLEN woman Coná Daly said she was ‘beyond proud’ to be selected as one of the guest speakers at a major motivational speaking event in Belfast. Ms Daly, who recently married RNLI worker Shea, was one of the headline acts at the ‘Sisterhood Sleepover’ club event which was organised by the Un/Altered group. “I am […]

Katrina Brennan appointed Herald Sports Editor

THE Fermanagh Herald is pleased to announce the appointment of Katrina Brennan as Sports Editor. She becomes the first female journalist to hold the position at this newspaper. She started her career with BBC Sport NI in 2003 and for almost 18 years worked in television production. She began as a Researcher on a sports […]

Lockdown spawns new anthology by local women writers

Four writers from Fermanagh feature in a new group of women from across the North who have used the global lockdown to fuel a powerhouse of literary creativity. The writers of Women Aloud Northern Ireland – among them published authors, novelists, poets and broadcasters – are publishing an anthology of short stories and poems, some […]