Fermanagh winners at Irish Restaurant Awards final

THREE local businesses claimed a top prize at the hugely popular and much-anticipated All-Ireland Final of the Irish Restaurant Awards last night (Monday). Taking place in the Clayton Hotel in Burlington Road in Dublin, over 1,200 leading lights from the hospitality industry on the island of Ireland attended the special awards ceremony. The Lough Erne […]

Fermanagh band The Tumbling Paddies tease new music

FANS of The Tumbling Paddies have been left excited after some of the bands members posted a photo teasing that some new music could be on the way. Gareth Maguire, the lead singer of the Fermanagh band, was snapped alongside percussionist John McCann and guitarist Ciarán Owens, with the caption ‘doing something cool in our […]

More blue green algae found in Lough Erne

FERMANAGH residents have been warned of the ‘potential risk to the health of humans and animals’ after it has been confirmed that blue green algae has been detected in Lower Lough Erne. With the weather finally warming up, there’s major concern that the continual pumping of untreated sewage will trigger toxic blue-green algae blooms on the […]

Excitement at plans for new development in Fermanagh

EXCITING plans are in store for Derrygonnelly, with a potential multi-million pound development of Lough Navar Forest in the works. Stretching over 2,600 hectares and running up through the renowned Magho cliffs, Lough Navar Forest is a popular tourist attraction with its many walks a popular stop-off to the county. The Cuilcagh Lakelands UNESCO Global Geopark […]

Coná and Shea take the plunge with new Cold Water Club

A NEW cold water group called Cold Water Club has dived into Fermanagh waters. The new group has been started by newlyweds Coná and Shea Daly who host local swim socials to help people get involved in cold water swimming. Coná had been doing events under her Instagram page dipsnhips for the last two years before starting the […]

GALLERY: A New Year splash at Galloon for charity

A LARGE crowd turned out to Galloon Island on Upper Lough Erne on New Year’s Day for a charity swim. Our photographer Martin Brady was on hand to capture the action as it happened. Check out our gallery of pictures below! To read more on this story see this week’s Fermanagh Herald. Can’t get to […]

Psychologist aims to help hurlers reach their potential

FERMANAGH’S new sports psychologist feels that the Erne hurlers are leaving ‘no stone unturned’ as they bid to secure promotion back to the Nickey Rackard Cup in 2024. From Rostrevor, Annie Higgins has established herself as one of the leading lights in the sports psychology industry and she’s teamed up with the Erne hurlers to […]

Poetry collection vividly recalls Enniskillen’s past

A COLLECTION of poetry has shone a new light on the many characters and places from Enniskillen’s past. Called ‘Enniskillen Twenty Poems’, the online collection of poetry was written and published recently by Kevin Quinn. Born and raised in Queen’s Street in Enniskillen, his poems range from ‘The Erne Laundry’ to ‘Mercers’ Window’, but it’s ‘Carol Singers’ that might best evoke Enniskillen of days gone […]

Jones links up with Leitrim

RYAN Jones says he’s relishing the ‘great opportunity’ to become the new coach of the Leitrim under-20s, where he’ll be linking up with former Mayo star Andy Moran and ex-Cavan manager Mickey Graham. Last week, Fermanagh GAA confirmed that Jones – alongside his brother Conall (Jones) and Roslea’s Seán Quigley – have stepped away from […]