Experiencing yoga inside the Marble Arch Caves

THE downward dog is extraordinary when it is performed in the oldest yoga studio in the world. I had the opportunity to take part in a physical, mental, and spiritual practice hidden beneath the mountains and woodlands of west Fermanagh in a magical world of caverns, sinkholes and underground rivers. The Marble Arch Caves let people explore these areas whilst […]

Sean Khan releases folk album

A trail blazing London based Jazz musician is exploring his Irish roots. Sean Khan who was born in London has recently reveled his Irish connections and is celebrating them through his new album. The saxophone player grew up in a one parent immigrant Irish family, his mother is from Belcoo and he spent a lot of his childhood there. […]

UPDATE: Weather warning issued for Fermanagh tomorrow

THE Met Office has issued a yellow warning for snow and ice for Fermanagh tomorrow (Friday). This morning (Thursday), a heavy snowfall descended on the county and people woke up to snowy scenes and The Met Office is predicting that more snow could be on the way for Fermanagh. “Cloudy with rain and hill snow, […]

Special recognition for Greentown

THE managing director of Greentown said the company is ‘delighted’ to have obtained an award in recognition of its commitment to workplace diversity, equality and inclusion. The Florencecourt-based business recently picked up a Bronze Diversity Charter Mark award, becoming only the second Fermanagh company to receive the acknowledgement, after Encirc. “Greentown is delighted to have achieved this […]

Florence to represent Fermanagh at ‘Nose of Tralee’

FORGET the Rose of Tralee, this year the county will be pinning its pageant hopes on the lovely Florence, who is a very good girl. Aptly named Florence, from Florencecourt, is the Fermanagh entry into this year’s Nose of Tralee festival, and she and her humans are hoping she can use this opportunity to showcase how beautiful […]

New glasshouses erected at Florencecourt

TWO new glasshouses have been developed at Florence Court House with the aim of promoting community and volunteer engagement in the local community. For the past number of months, a team of local workers and volunteers have been busy restoring the garden to its original character, as well as developing the glasshouses where the original […]

Family encouraged Wilson to pen memoir

FLORENCECOURT farmer, James Wilson, has published a memoir to pass on a record to future Wilsons of his life. Wilson, 72, will launch his book, “Minding The Coppers” at the Larganess Centre in Florencecourt on November 11 at 7.30pm. The book explores his life growing up on the farm before serving close to 30 years […]

Florencecourt tree selected for Queen’s Grand Canopy

FLORENCE Court’s famous ‘Mother Yew’ tree, which is the origin of every Irish yew tree in the world, has been selected as one of 70 ancient trees from across the UK dedicated to the late Queen Elizabeth II. Agriculture and Environment Minister Edwin Poots recently visited the famous Fermanagh tree, which was selected as part […]