Rossa’s turning into the next Alan Titchmarsh!


THREE year old Rossa McAloon from Kesh has grown his own pumpkins in preparation for the Halloween festivities. During the first lockdown, Rossa’s parents decided to start up their own vegetable patch and their son “become fascinated” with the idea of growing his own pumpkin. Rossa’s mother, Seana Tracey, feels that giving her son the […]


Victoria Rose Luxury Strawberries going down a ‘treat’ among Fermanagh folk


LOCAL TALENT Victoria Johnston is the reason why mouths across the county are watering through her delicious new business venture ‘Victoria Rose Luxury Strawberries’. The luxury chocolate covered strawberries are handmade by the Florencecourt native who specialises in the combination of chocolate dipped strawberries and creative designs for any special occasion. Speaking to the Herald […]


Tests to determine local need for social housing


THE Rural Housing Authority, together with the Housing Executive, have launched a series of ‘social housing demand tests’ to determine exactly the level of need for this type of housing in Fermanagh. It is feared many people here who may be in need of affordable housing are not coming forward to register that need which […]


PSNI close case into attempted murder of Kesh policeman


CLOSED: THE investigation into the alleged attempted murder of a police officer at his home in Kesh last year has quietly closed and a man arrested in connection with the incident, no longer wanted as a suspect. To read more on this story see this week’s Fermanagh Herald. Can’t get to the shop to collect […]


Family fundraising for cause close to many local hearts


THE FAMILY of the late Cecil Hunter, who died suddenly last year, have been supporting a cause close to many local people’s hearts.  The community was left shocked when the Kesh man died from a blood clot last August. A father-of-three and a grandfather-of-five, Mr Hunter was a well known building contractor in the area. […]


Community sympathy at Sonia’s death


THE family and friends of the late Sonia Lafferty (41) from Kesh, have been left devastated following the news of her tragic passing last Thursday morning. The 41-year-old who passed away in a Belfast hospital after declining health problems is the older sister of former NFC Kesh and Northern Ireland International footballer Kyle Lafferty. Erne […]


Arrest made in connection with failed”attempted murder”


Police have arrested a 37 year-old man in the Fermanagh area in connection with the attempted murder of an off-duty Police officer at his home in Kesh at approximately 2am yesterday morning.  Speaking to press this morning, Detective Chief Inspector Julie Mullan explained the off-duty officer was confronted by a masked man brandishing a shot […]


Kesh family hotel goes up for sale for £245,000


A LANDMARK property is up for sale in Kesh.  Formerly a small family run hotel, the Lough Erne Hotel is up for sale with an asking price of around £245,000.   Now known as the Sizzling Stone Restaurant, the property has a restaurant and bar area with seating for 120 covers and a large kitchen with […]