Fermanagh gets set for Disability Pride Month


A MAJOR celebration of locals living with a disability is being planned for Enniskillen next week. The event has been organised by phenomenal local woman Shelley Cowan – the driving force behind popular local group JustUs – to mark Disability Pride Month, and will take place at Enniskillen Castle at 11am on Tuesday morning, July 16. Shelley said the […]


Fermanagh couple conquer Austrian Ironman event


TWO members of the Enniskillen Lakelanders Swimming Club said they were “delighted to finish” a hugely competitive and challenging Ironman competition in Austria. Jenny and Lee York, members of the Fermanagh club, said they were delighted to take part, with Jenny qualifying for the Women’s World Championships in Nice in September. “Lee and I completed Ironman […]


Mining plans blasted by Fermanagh residents


NEWS that tests carried out by a major mining company prospecting in Fermanagh confirmed there is a likely high concentration of precious metals in the county has not been received well locally. Karelian Diamond Resources PLC announced that an assessment prepared by independent geological consultant, Dr Larry Hulbert, showed that there is a strong likelihood of finding nickel, copper […]


Sinn Féin’s Pat Cullen ‘privileged’ to be new MP


SINN Féin’s Pat Cullen said she felt very proud that 24,844 people in Fermanagh and South Tyrone “put their trust in me” as she and her party romped to a landslide victory in last night’s Westminster election. The former head of the Royal College of Nursing retained the seat for Sinn Féin, which was won […]


Top award for Fermanagh assistant Cathy Murphy


A HUGELY respected classroom assistant in Enniskillen has been named as the ‘Best Support Staff in the North West Region’ at a prestigious awards ceremony in Belfast. Cathy Murphy, a popular member of staff at St Joseph’s College in Enniskillen, claimed the top honour at the Families First NI Secondary, Grammar and College Awards. The Fermanagh […]