Barney Curley honoured at scene of famous betting coup


BELLEWSTOWN racecourse will be forever synonymous with Irvinestown’s Barney Curley who master-minded the most famous betting coup in the history of Irish racing after he successfully pulled off the Yellow Sam coup in 1975. In advance of the 50th anniversary of this landmark event in 2025, Meath’s Bellewstown racecourse has announced details of the inaugural running […]


Serious safety concerns over state of main road


THERE are fears it’s just a matter of time before there is another tragedy on the main Enniskillen to Irvinestown road, with a local family living on the route speaking out about the dangers they are witnessing daily. The A32, as one of the main arteries in and out of the county town, is one of […]


Fermanagh star Cádhla McCann dances to success in Kerry


IRVINESTOWN dancer Cádhla McCann was one of the top performers at the World Irish Dancing Championship which was held in Killarney over Easter. The Mount Lourdes Grammar School Head Girl excelled at the Kerry competition, placing fifth place in the ‘Slip Jig’ dance competition. Dancing out of the McGirr School of Irish Dancing, Ms McCann […]


Clothing range bringing comfort in more ways than one


A LOCAL clothing range is looking to give people more comfort, mentally as well as physically. Based in Irvinestown, Legacy29 is a family business that aims to provide quality clothing that also acts as a tool for healing and motivation. “My father Raymond passed away on the 29th of April, just one day before I was born,” Sarah McCausland, founder of Legacy29, […]