Local DUP throws support behind Arlene

IT’S BEEN an eventful week for outgoing First Minister Arlene Foster, who has been given the full support of her party members here in her native Fermanagh. In the same week she was awarded £125,000 in libel damages as a result of a defamatory tweet by celebrity doctor Christian Jessen, and as she prepares her […]

Emer’s ‘Dry January’ will boost funds for Aisling Centre

‘BETTER days are to come’, for anyone suffering with mental health, according to Emer Jones from Enniskillen, who has taken on the ‘Dry January’ challenge to raise vital funds for the Aisling Centre. “In October I lost my sister Erne to suicide, it has been a very difficult time for me and my family,” explained […]

St Mary’s College students’ ‘Gesture of Goodwill’

TIS’ the season to be giving for students at St Mary’s College, Irvinestown, as members of its Student Council gave locals across the county something extra to smile about this Christmas through their “Gesture of Goodwill” initiative. Patricia McGurren from St Mary’s told the Herald, “As part of the Gesture of Goodwill initiative, the Student […]

Kindness reins in foodbank appeal to help families

  WHILE the outbreak of Covd-19 has put ice on many festive traditions this year, it has failed to stop members of the Carrosyl Community Association in Lisnaskea from offering a helping hand to those who need it most this Christmas. The community group, which is based right in the heart of Carrowshee Park and […]

‘Reach out and talk to one another’ – urges counsellor

AS Stormont Ministers warn us to stay indoors once more. The fear and uncertainty of what the future will hold has weighed heavy on the shoulders of young people right across Fermanagh for some time now. While restrictions have minimised everyday trade and travel, internet activity has surged among young people, with everyday access to […]

Retiring directors speak of their pride working at Aisling Centre

THREE directors at the Aisling Centre have spoken on their ‘pride’ of working there, as they wave goodbye to a journey filled with ‘honour and privilege’. Stalwarts Sr Edel Bannon, Sr Mary deLacy and Pat Cassidy paid tribute to the commitment of their fellow directors and the dedication of staff and volunteers as they resigned […]

Fermanagh’s GAA women still doing their county proud!

FERMANAGH’S GAA women have yet again done their county proud, as the Erne squad successfully tackled the ‘marathon a day’ challenge over the past week on social media. The team came together to raise over £5,000 so far for three local charities, Fermanagh Women’s Aid, Enniskillen Food Bank and the Aisling Centre, with high hopes […]