‘Full focus’ on producing a performance against Cavan


‘Character’, ‘focus’ and ‘performance’ – they are just a few of the keywords Fermanagh manager Kieran Donnelly used as he reflected on the Westmeath game and looks ahead to Cavan this weekend. Fermanagh once again showed great character to stave off a second half Westmeath comeback and keep themselves in promotion contention. A win or […]

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‘Jarlath is a man for his time’ says Peter Quinn


When Peter Quinn received his badge of office in April 1991, at the age of 47, there was much anticipation that Quinn would be a visionary for the Association. The Teemore man was the 31st President of the GAA and almost a fortnight ago, Jarlath Burns was elected the 41st President. Burns becomes the first person from […]

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Cullen back in the game


LEE Cullen last played for Fermanagh against Meath in the 2019 league campaign but you could hardly tell the Belnaleck man hasn’t played at this level for almost four years. Cullen returned from Australia in December and started at full back against Down at the weekend. He picked up their danger man Pat Havern and kept him to one […]

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Switch on… Get walking at Belnaleck GAC ground


GAA clubs around Fermanagh and Ireland are lighting up the country to get people walking. The Ireland Lights Up initiative has had clubs nationwide these past few weeks turning on their floodlights and open their walking tracks to enable their local communities to come together to walk and talk in a safe environment during the long […]


Little rest for Fermanagh footballers over Christmas


AS many of us turn our attention to Christmas festivities, Kieran Donnelly and Fermanagh footballers have one eye on the Dr McKenna Cup which gets underway in January. The draw last week saw the Erne men pitted with Tyrone and Derry in Group B and Donnelly is relishing playing two of the best teams in Ulster; […]

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Bradley commits to Gaels for another two years


SIMON Bradley will remain in charge of Enniskillen Gaels for the next two years. Bradley led Enniskillen to their first Fermanagh Senior Football Championship titles for the first time in 16 years earlier this season. The Gaels beat Cavan champions Gowna in the Ulster Club Championship quarter-final, but they lost out to Kilcoo in the […]

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Ciaran ‘overwhelmed’ after fundraiser


AFTER running 230 lengths of 23 different GAA pitches in Fermanagh in 15 hours on Sunday, in memory of his lifelong friend Shane O’Brien, Ciaran Smith was ‘overwhelmed’ and ‘full of pride’ with the support that he received. In December 2020, the Fermanagh community was rocked when former Erne county footballer Shane O’Brien, an employee […]


Donnelly prepares for new season


WITH the National League dates provisionally confirmed for next year, Fermanagh manager Kieran Donnelly has his sights well and truly set on the opener against Longford, in Brewster Park, which is set to be played on Saturday, January 28. “It’s a tough opener with Longford and they’re all tough. It’s a very competitive division, even […]

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