GALLERY: Greats and glamour at Fermanagh All-Stars

DERRYGONNELLY’S Garvan Jones and Sarah McCarville from Aghadrumsee were the big winners at the Fermanagh GAA Club All-Star Awards on Friday night as they claimed Men’s and Ladies ‘Player of the Year’ accolades at the Westville Hotel in Enniskillen. Check out our gallery below for pictures from the event, which was organised and hosted by […]

Erne Fours success for Enniskillen rowers

THE Enniskillen Royal Boat Club picked up a host of medals at the well-attended and hugely popular Erne Fours Head which took place along Lough Erne on Saturday. Over 110 crews competed across the four-mile course in the two categories, with 61 male crews participating in Race One, while 51 female crews competed in Race […]

First-half goals cost Belcoo

DESPITE suffering a heavy 23-point defeat at the hands of a ruthless and clinical Carryduff side on Saturday, Belcoo manager Paul McGrath had nothing but admiration for his players. “Bringing Ulster Club football to Belcoo for the first time is an incredible achievement for this group,” said McGrath, who also managed the senior ladies to […]

Record entry confirmed for ‘Erne Fours’

A RECORD entry has been confirmed for the ‘Erne Fours Head of the River’ which is set to take place across Lough Erne on Saturday. Prior to the event, 114 crews have entered into the racing extravaganza, with 62 crews set to compete in the men’s category, while 52 boats will bid for glory in the […]

Precious metal mining one step closer in Fermanagh

THE MINING company exploring for precious metals in the Fermanagh countryside has reported “encouraging” results from its latest tests, and is now seeking to identify drilling sites. Karelian Diamond Resources PLC has been carrying out exploration in the county for several years now after previously being granted a licence to prospect in the Coonian and […]

Don’t forget to wind back the clocks this weekend!

UNFORTUNATELY it will mean that the evenings are getting darker, but at least we’re going to have an extra hour in bed when summertime officially comes to an end this weekend. With the colder nights beginning to close in, clocks will go back one hour on Sunday, (October 29) at 2am, and they won’t be […]

Interest in learning Irish language is ‘increasing’

ONE of Fermanagh’s leading Gaeilgeoirs feels that more needs to be done throughout the county so that the ‘new generation of people’ will embrace and want to learn the Irish language. Growing up in Roslea, Ciarán Mag Uidhir’s love of Irish language stemmed from listening to the likes of TG4 commentators Brian Tyres and Mac Dara MacDonnacha […]

McHugh releases new single

THIS morning (Friday), Lisa McHugh treated her fans to a special surprise by dropping a new single ‘Think About Me’. The 35-year-old from Glasgow, who now lives in Enniskillen, has established herself as one of the leading acts in the Country music scene and she recently revealed she’s writing a new album. “The new album […]

Autumn’s magical time of the year

By Rebecca Gilroy SEPTEMBER is upon us, Autumn a very magical time of year. We now begin to notice those large purple flowers, flowering all over the country, buddleja often spelt buddleia. You may or may not be aware of this plants’ name or any facts about it, but I can guarantee you have seen […]