Plans in the works for Necarne caravan park

PLANS are in motion to create a caravan park at the historic Necarne Estate in Irvinestown. Two years ago the Council approved a 99-year lease to Gardrum Holdings Ltd for the development of the 230-acre estate, home to Castle Irvine, as a potential holiday retreat. The plans put forward at the time centred on preserving and enhancing the […]

Fr Joe McVeigh in interview

THIS MONTH for the ‘Fermanagh Lives Lived’ series of in-depth interviews, the Herald was in conversation with Fr Joe McVeigh from Ederney. Fr Joe talks about his 50 years of ministry which began in Fermanagh the same year as internment was introduced, his early days in Moneyvriece and St Michael’s College, and his passion for […]

Joe Mahon meets Joe Mahon in the next episode of UTV’s Mahon’s Way

JOE MAHON returns to our screens on Monday night with a visit to Fermanagh, where he’ll spend the next two episodes in the picturesque, historic town of Irvinestown. In this week’s episode Joe Mahon finally achieves one of his long-held ambitions which is, – to meet Joe Mahon! The other Joe Mahon that is, hotelier, […]

Alleged ‘CIRA member’ charged with terrorism offences

COURT: AN alleged high-ranking member of the Continuity IRA (CIRA) has been remanded in custody on charges related to the recovery of a firearm believed to have been used to fire shots at Enniskillen PSNI station on March, 17. The arrest came after an anti-terrorism investigation was sparked by calls to media outlets using a […]

Beauty therapist ‘blown away’ by transformation of her business online

AN IRVINESTOWN beauty and cosmetic therapist who used lockdown to transform her business into an online international franchise has been “blown away” by the demand she has received from all over the world. Jeanette Guy of NMD Beauty Aesthetics and Training Academy, who has worked in the industry for over eight years, was forced to […]

Pubs frustrated by last minute Covid restrictions

FRUSTRATED: AS GOVERNMENT restrictions eased for the hospitality industry ahead of last weekend local publicans were frustrated to learn they were unable to open up to customers. The Fermanagh Herald spoke to Nicola and Damian Hanna of Molly’s Bar, Irvinestown and Michael Cadden from Pat’s Bar, Ennsikillen who told of their eleventh hour Council inspections […]