Lisnaskea

Man and woman released on police bail pending further enquiries


DETECTIVES have now released a man and woman both aged in their 20s on police bail pending further enquiries after they were both arrested on suspicion of theft. The arrest was in connection with a number of reports of thefts from vehicles at properties at Lisbellaw, Maguiresbridge and Belcoo, and from properties at Maguiresbridge and […]


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 […]


Musicians devastated at return delay


MUSICIANS across Fermanagh were dealt yet another “devastating blow” as Stormont announced that the relaxation around live music would be delayed until 5 July. Despite the initial indicative date for 21 June (Monday), last minute changes had been made due to concerns about an increase in case numbers of the Delta Variant. As the entertainment […]


PSNI issue warning after spate of overnight car thefts


Police in Enniskillen are investigating reports of the theft of a car, and thefts from a number of vehicles, in the early hours of yesterday morning (Thursday 13th May). Sergeant Balfour said: “Police received a report that a grey coloured Volkswagen Golf had been stolen from the Kilmore Green area of Lisnaskea. “It’s believed to […]


Brave Robbie’s running to help others


Lisbellaw man Robbie Little is running 100km during the month of March in aid of Action for Stammering Children. The charity helps over 150,000 children and young people across the UK to ensure that those impacted has access to effective services and support to help them meet the challenges they face. Having a mild stammer himself, Robbie feels that […]


Tributes paid to Lisbellaw United stalwart


TRIBUTES have been paid following the death of Lisbellaw United stalwart Kenneth Forde (62).  Mr Forde, late of Lower Cavanacarragh, Lisbellaw, passed away suddenly at his home on Wednesday last, February 10. Affectionately known as Kenny, he was the first son of James and Elizabeth. He worked for the former Northern Bank for 40 years […]


Life goes on, says man diagnosed with dementia at 53


A LISBELLAW man has spoken out about his experience of living with dementia. Davy McElhinney was diagnosed with dementia aged 53 and said that the diagnosis came as a surprise. Mr McElhinney who formerly worked as a chef was speaking to BBC Sunday Sequence about how his diagnosis came about and how he has lived […]


McCusker family brightening up lives at Christmas


THE MCCUSKER FAMILY has given Fermanagh its very own Winter Wonderland this year to support the demand for Enniskillen Foodbank as Covid-19 takes its toll financially on households this Christmas. David and Joanne McCusker from Lisbellaw have called on all donations to be left at the bottom of their driveway, where locals will be treated […]


Rural areas missing out on Enniskillen’s property boom


CONCERNS have been raised that rural areas will be left behind in terms of housing with the news that over 500 houses are planned for Enniskillen.  While the news of numerous new residential development planned for Enniskillen has been welcomed by many people, there are fears that rural villages throughout the county may loss out […]