Wedding day won’t end Daly’s All-Ireland dreams


By John Carney IT WAS the result that nobody wanted last Sunday at Croke Park, least of all Fermanagh ladies manager James Daly. His side had just drawn 1-13 to 1-13 with Antrim in the TG4 All-Ireland Junior Championship Final, but he already had another big occasion on his mind. “I’m getting married on Friday,” Daly said […]


Emma’s making waves in the music scene!


Emma Leonard from Derrygonnelly is an up and coming music talent in Fermanagh. During lockdown, she taught herself how to play the guitar and now is a regular in bars around the county. A crazy Liverpool fan, she is also a star player for Derrygonnelly Harps Senior Ladies. Emma took on our 20 questions this […]


Everyone has played their part, says McGloin


By Mark McGoldrick MOLLY McGloin wore the captain’s armband for Fermanagh on Sunday in Kiltoom and she produced a standout display for the Erne county as they booked their place in the All-Ireland Junior Championship decider. The Newtownbutler defender lined out in the number three jersey for Fermanagh and was a rock in the Erne […]


Cool and calm..Sports Personality winner Rory Gallagher


“You gotta roll with it, you gotta take your time, you gotta say what you say, don’t let anybody get in your way.” The famous and very apt Oasis lyrics sprung to mind when I asked Rory Gallagher about the hype and hysteria surrounding his Derry team, as they prepare for this Saturday’s All Ireland semi-final […]


VIDEO: Happy Retirement Dom!


Happy Retirement Dom! After years at St Michael’s College, Dom Corrigan has called it a day.   He leaves with a lasting legacy having led the college to vast success on the Gaelic field, including MacRory Cup titles and a Hogan Cup.   A few of Dom’s old friends have paid him a special tribute. […]


Nine-goal Coa cruise to victory


Coa 9-14 Tempo 1-04 A dominant 34-point victory over Tempo in the under-15 B Championship final last Wednesday night saw Coa achieve a clean sweep of domestic titles in Fermanagh. Heading into the championship showpiece, the O’Dwyers had won the league and Féile at their respective age grade and they were tipped as the favourites […]

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Devenish and St Pat’s to do battle once more after draw


Under 15 A Championship Final  Devenish 4-9 St. Patrick’s 3-12 By Martin McBrien A last gasp free from David McGovern saw Devenish snatch a draw in a dramatic finale to a thrilling contest in Derrylin last night (Wednesday). It was a high-quality and sporting final, laced with spectacular high fielding. As the game approached full […]


Sadness following death of teacher and local historian


THE people of Fermanagh were left saddened following the death of former Mount Lourdes Grammar School teacher and local historian Frank Rogers. Mr Rogers passed away on Friday last. An avid Gaelic Games enthusiast, he represented both Lisnaskea Emmetts in Fermanagh and St Josephs Glenavy in Antrim. With St Joseph’s Glenavy, Mr Rogers was an ‘excellent […]


Girls had ‘a point to prove’ says Daly


THE delighted expression on James Daly’s face after the game said it all. The Armagh man admitted; “The girls, I think, felt they had a point to prove after they lost to Carlow last week. “London came out of the blocks flying but we got to grips with it. “They couldn’t contain Eimear (Smyth), Blaithin (Bogue) […]


Charity golf open launched in memory of late Nick


TWO local families in Derrylin are set to hold a golf open and gala dinner in aid of Brain Tumour Research UK on Saturday. In October 2020, the late Nick McCabe from Derrylin passed away after an 18-moth battle with the rare Glioblastoma Multiforme 4. The McCabe and Lynam families, who were close relatives and friends […]