Sheep dung has comedian spitting at Lady of the Lake

By John Carney A MIXTURE of sheep dung and poteen left a German comedian with a bad taste in his mouth at this year’s Lady of the Lake Festival in Irvinestown. Last Wednesday a large crowd turned out at Castle Irvine Estate, Necarne, for the Fair Day where the World Sheep Dung Spitting contest took centre stage. The event had […]

Reliving Oscar Wilde’s days at Portora

AN EVENT that will hold significant interest for local people during the inaugural ‘Wilde Weekend’ festival next month is a talk involving local author, Heather White. The Enniskillen woman has written a book ‘Forgotten Schooldays’ which looks at the former Portoran’s time at the school, and a talk with Jarlath Killeen (TCD) at the school […]

Gerry McCann festival on the way

THE HIGHLIGHT of the 12th annual Gerry Mc Cann traditional Irish music weekend which takes place in Irvinestown on Friday 21, Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 March will be the Michael Coleman fiddle workshop from 2pm-4pm in Mahon’s Hotel on the Sunday.