Knockninny land historic senior title

FOR almost all of the first half, this curtain raiser seemed to be heading Kinawley’s way, the Brian Boru’s dominating play but crucially, failing to translate plentiful possession into scores. This was to prove costly as the game turned in second half. Knockninny playing with increasing confidence and flair as they dominated the last quarter to finish convincing winners and […]

Popular parish priest ‘on mend’ in hospital

THERE have been prayers and well-wishes for a local parish priest who is recovering in hospital after falling ill last week.  There was great concern for Fr Maurice McMorrow PP in his parish of Killesher and Kinawley at the weekend when news emerged he had taken ill. The Herald has since been assured that, after […]

Bishop steps down due to ill-health

CATHOLIC Bishop of Kilmore Diocese Leo O’Reilly has announced his retirement in recent days. Since then he has stepped down from this role having received notification from Pope Francis that his request for early retirement on the grounds of ill-health was accepted and his retirement was to take effect immediately. The Bishop penned a pastoral […]

JFK was a Fermanagh man!

THE PEOPLE of Knockninny and Kinawley recently learned of their close connection to one of the most famous political figures of all time, 35th president of the United States, John Fitzgerald Kennedy. While much is known about the Kennedy and Fitzgerald connections here in Ireland, much less is known about JFK’s Cox connection. Until now, […]