Fermanagh woman wins Global Award


EMMA Weaver of Mental Wealth International has been named health and wellbeing as well as wellness and wellbeing Award winner of the 2024 Women Changing the World Awards. The Women Changing the World Awards presented by Oprah Winfrey’s all-time favourite guest, Dr. Tererai Trent, celebrate and recognize women achieving outstanding success in areas such as […]


Catholic bishops call on support to decriminalise drugs


BISHOPS in the North have said that treating drug use as a social, not a criminal issue, can help tackle the substance use crisis here. Ahead of last Thursday’s General Election, the bishops urged voters to press candidates to support drug decriminalisation and the creation of facilities to help addicts. In their Pastoral Reflection, the bishops, headed by All-Ireland […]


Footgolf elite roll into Enniskillen for Ulster Open


FOOTGOLF enthusiasts are in for a treat as the prestigious FGAI Ulster Open FIFG 250 descends upon the picturesque Enniskillen Golf Club this Sunday, July 14. The lively competition, hosted by the FootGolf Association of Ireland, will see the finest footgolfers from across Ireland and beyond test their skills on a brand-new course over 36 challenging […]


Western Trust success at NI Nurse of the Year Awards


Western Health and Social Care Trust celebrated incredible success at the RCN NI Awards 2024. Several local nurses won awards at the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) Northern Ireland Nurse of the Year Awards 2024 held at the Culloden Hotel, Holywood recently. Melaine Stronge, from Clabby, Fivemiletown jointly won the Health Care Support Worker Award. Melaine […]


Fermanagh singer Sean Magee to headline local festival


ENNISKILLEN singer Sean Magee is set to collaborate with one of the North’s top bands for what’s expected to be a sold-out music festival in Sligo later this week. The former All-Ireland Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann champion has confirmed that he’ll be performing alongside ‘The Whistlin’ Donkeys’ at the Ballygawley Music Festival in Sligo on […]


Aer Lingus deal gives Fermanagh holidaymakers hope


FERMANAGH holidaymakers breathed a sigh of relief after Aer Lingus announced it would accept a 17.75 per cent pay rise for its pilots. The recommendation covers a four-year period from January 1, 2023, to the end of December 2026. The decision is not binding and it will now be put to a ballot of members of the Irish […]


Plans in place for Fermanagh’s Twelfth of July parade


THIS year the Twelfth and the Lady of the Lake Festival will combine in Irvinestown for the first time. In preparation for this, police have issued their traffic advice for the Twelfth’s celebrations on Friday. Delays are expected from 10am as participants and supporters arrive to assemble at Castle Irvine Estate (Necarne Castle) in preparation. At approximately […]


Leona Maguire dedicates European win ‘for Ireland’


BALLYCONNELL golfer Leona Maguire has dedicated her historic Aramco Team Series individual event to her family and country after she etched her names into the sporting history books. The former Solheim Cup winner made history on Friday when she became the first golfer from Ireland win on the Ladies European Tour, following standout success in Hertfordshire […]