WATCH: People take to the picket lines in Enniskillen!

Non-teaching staff including clerical, cleaning, catering, classroom assistants and IT workers from schools across Fermanagh protest along the Irvinestown Road in Enniskillen during today’s 24-hour strike action. Watch our video below! To read more on this story see this week’s Fermanagh Herald. Can’t get to the shop to collect your copy? No problem! You can […]

Siobhan dedicates her award to MS sufferers

THE chairwoman of the Fermanagh MS Group feels that her recent special recognition award will put the commitment and hard work of the local support group ‘on the map’. In May 2009, Siobhan Allister’s life was turned upside down when she was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis – a lifelong condition that affects the brain and nerves and […]

Night to remember at 140th anniversary of Mahon’s Hotel

A NIGHT of stories, sketches, and colourful tales was just part of the entertainment last Thursday night when Mahon’s Hotel in Irvinestown celebrated 140 years in business. Few businesses can proudly claim to have been run by the same family on a daily basis for almost a century-and-a-half, but this was exactly what Mahon’s Hotel in Irvinestown was celebrating, with […]

Kind-hearted Bernadette ‘cared about everyone’

A TRILLICK native who died recently has been described as someone who ‘always put other people first.’ Bernadette McArt, died peacefully at her home on Friday, November 17. She was the sister of former Trillick footballer and Fermanagh and Omagh District Council worker, Gerry ‘Shep’ Donnelly, who died last month. Another sister, Kathleen O’Hagan, also passed […]

‘Our lives were threatened’ says dog shelter staff

THE Husky Salvation in Irvinestown provides a life-saving service for the rehabilitation and rehoming of stray dogs – but the staff and team at the non-profit organisation was recently left fearing for their lives. Set up by Johanne Judge in 2016, the animal shelter has been to the fore in looking after and caring for dogs that […]

Dublin delight for Monaghan

IRVINESTOWN runner Edel Monaghan claimed the Dublin Senior Cross Country title at Santry Demesne on Sunday. Along with the difficult underfoot conditions, competitors in the women’s race faced an extra barrier as this was the first championship race in Ireland where their distance came into line with the men’s at 9000m. To read more on this […]