Covid career hammer blow for talented young singer

A FAN FAVOURITE on the Country music scene, local talent Samantha Breslin has gone from sold out venues to cancelled bookings due to the impact of Covid-19. “In recent months, a significant number of my bookings have been cancelled and less bookings are being made. I feel the atmosphere is just not the same, who […]

Funfair family insist safety is top priority

THE LOCAL family behind Cullen’s Amusements has assured the Fermanagh public it is going above and beyond with their Covid safety measures. A regular feature of Enniskillen summers for many a year, the family-run funfair rolled into town last week for the first time since the coronavirus crisis began. For some the sight of the […]

No sign of leisure centres reopening

PEOPLE from across the Lisnaskea area have been left ‘outraged’ following the Council’s decision to keep leisure facilities at the Castle Park Centre in the town closed as other leisure facilities elsewhere across the county resume such as the Lakeland Forum. With “no reopening date in sight”, staff as well as customers from the centre […]

Back with a bang!

FERMANAGH music lovers came out in their droves at the weekend for their big first live gigs in the county since the start of the Covid crisis in March. Stuart’s Car Park in Enniskillen was the place to be at the weekend when the first in a series of drive-in concerts got under way. Kicking […]

‘Staycation’ locals help keep Share Centre afloat

FERMANAGH families are already helping keeping the county’s tourism industry afloat by staying local. That’s the verdict from the team behind one of the county’s most popular attractions, the Share Discovery Village, who said they’ve been enjoying a busy late start to the season, thanks to local support. The Lisnaskea activity centre, which is also […]

Enniskillen woman is new London mayor!

A FORMER Enniskillen woman has been appointed mayor of the south London borough of Sutton. Trish Fivey (59), has been a Liberal Democrat councillor since 2014. The former St Fanchea’s College student has lived in the borough for almost 40 years, raising her two daughters, Alexandra (30), a dentist, and Lauren (20), a final-year student […]

Enniskillen mart goes online

LIFE on the farm goes on under lockdown with spring bringing the birth of lambs and calves as the cycle of another year begins. On Thursday last Enniskillen Ulster Farmers Mart held its first online sale. Over 200 buyers registered with thousands of bids recorded as the sale got underway. Commenting on the sale James […]