Positive vibes for ‘glass half full’ Coná!


IN FOCUS… Coná Gallagher! Coná Gallagher runs the dipsnhips Instagram page which promotes wild swimming and all things body positivity. She recently took part in a modelling shoot for Fintona business Moody Activewear. Coná answered our ’20 Questions’ in this week’s paper!   What is your greatest strength? My ability to see the positive in […]


Thank you… Terina takes part in walking challenge!


By Mark McGoldrick IN May 2021, the people of Fermanagh were touched when then three-year old James Cox took part in a mammoth walking challenge to raise money for the Children’s Heartbeat Trust. Shortly after he was born, James was diagnosed with a hole in his heart, along with several other abnormalities and problems to […]


‘Reach out and talk to one another’ – urges counsellor


AS Stormont Ministers warn us to stay indoors once more. The fear and uncertainty of what the future will hold has weighed heavy on the shoulders of young people right across Fermanagh for some time now. While restrictions have minimised everyday trade and travel, internet activity has surged among young people, with everyday access to […]


Businesses forced to ‘shut-up-shop’ feel let down


LOCAL business owners who have been forced to shut-up-shop once again due to Stormont enforcement’s have said they feel ‘let down’ during this pandemic, with many now in doubt over whether they can make a full recovery. Lisnaskea chef and businessman Glen Cawley, blasted Stormont Ministers for ‘letting businesses down’ when they needed them the […]


Plea for free parking to help hard-pressed local shops


FOLLOWING news the Happiness Trap has become the latest local business to announce it will not be reopening its doors, people have been urged to stand “shoulder to shoulder” in support of the local economy. Johnathan Styles from the Enniskillen Business Partnership has said great efforts would be needed in the times ahead, and urged […]