Fermanagh GAA boss Donnelly ready for ‘tough’ Wicklow

LAST weekend Fermanagh played their final challenge match in preparation for the start of the Tailteann Cup, with a game against Monaghan, and despite losing it by six points, Erne manager, Kieran Donnelly says “the preparations have gone as well as they could have” as they ready themselves for Saturday’s game with Wicklow. “We purposely left […]

Fermanagh man Malachy O’Rourke on reaching the pinnacle

WHAT a start to the year it was for Derrylin man, Malachy O’Rourke. In one of the most captivating All Ireland Club Finals in recent times, O’Rourke’s Glen men came from behind to beat St Brigid’s of Roscommon 2-10 to 1-12 to win their first-ever All Ireland club title. It was redemption after the men […]

Fermanagh principal McTeggart happy to leave on a high

LESS than 24 hours after helping the boys’ under 15.5 side bring an Ulster title back to the school, St Aidan’s School Principal, Pat McTeggart informed the staff that he will be retiring at the end of this academic year. And what a way to bow out for a man who has been immersed in […]

Enniskillen ‘devastated’ at death of Jonny Gibson

THE Enniskillen community has been left ‘devastated’ following the death of the much-loved Jonathan (Jonny) Gibson. Formerly of Derrygiff Enniskillen, Mr Gibson passed away on Monday at the South West Acute Hospital. For the former-police dog handler, sport was a huge part of his life, as the many tributes paid to him proved beyond doubt. A founding member of […]

Herald honours St Aidan’s double Ulster winners

THE Fermanagh Herald paid a special visit to St Aidan’s High School Derrylin today (Wednesday) to present the school with commemorative posters of the McCormack Cup and McEvoy Cup Ulster Schools’ winning teams. Fermanagh Herald, Editor, Ray Sanderson was pleased to acknowledge the team players, management and the entire St Aidan’s High School community on […]

Erne boss CJ CMcGourty ‘devastated’ for his players

FERMANAGH ladies manager CJ McGourty described Sunday’s defeat as “heartbreaking stuff”, as the Erne ladies missed out a Division Four Final place. “The girls have put in a lot of effort over the last couple of months, I’m devastated for them more than anything.” The Erne ladies led throughout only to be caught by a goal […]

Fermanagh captain Ryan Bogue eyes league silverware

FERMANAGH hurling captain Ryan Bogue is poised for his team’s league final with Warwickshire this weekend not only for a chance at silverware but because it’s another building block in their championship preparations. That groundwork has gone well to date with four wins from four in the league and, as Bogue says, “a bit of silverware would be nice after winning […]