Maguiresbridge student ‘in awe’ of saint-in-waiting

A MAGUIRESBRIDGE student has said he felt ‘blessed’ to attend a special service with the mother of a saint-in-waiting. St Kevin’s College Lisnaskea pupil, Patrick Quigley, was one of a large crowd at Benburb Priory in Tyrone, which was aiming to celebrate the life of Carlo Acutis, with his relic available for blessings. In October 2020, […]

Maguiresbridge hall reopens to the public

AS part of this weekend’s St. Patrick’s day celebrations, St. Mary’s Parish Hall, Maguiresbridge will hold a night of entertainment to mark the official re-opening. This year marks the halls 75 year anniversary, Built in 1949 by the local community it has been kept alive by many generations over the years. Last year the hall was closed for full […]

Caitlin McCaffrey is selected for Miss NI

CAITLIN McCaffrey has been selected to compete in Miss Northern Ireland and is using her platform for a good cause. The Maguiresbridge marketing student, was crowned Miss Dungannon at the third heat of the Miss Northern Ireland 2024 contest at The Gasworks, Dungannon. The 21 year old wants to use her platform to raise awareness for something that […]

Fermanagh’s Bernie Collins films locally for Sky Sports

AHEAD of the start of the Formula One season this weekend, Maguiresbridge woman Bernie Collins recently stopped off in Fermanagh to film a special segment for an upcoming programme on Sky Sports. The 37-year-old, who has established herself as one of the leading females in the world of motorsport, is going to be a pundit […]

Anger as vandals hit Tattinderry Play Park

VANDALS have been slammed for damage caused at a Maguiresbridge play park. One of the swings at Tattinderry play park was vandalised to the point where it was unsafe for children to use it. The Council have condemned the mindless act and while they state that repair work has been completed, they urged those responsible […]

Corrigan moves to Sydney

Fermanagh footballer Ciaran Corrigan will not be available to Kieran Donnelly this season. The 27 year-old, along with his girlfriend Taylor Maye, left for Australia on Monday and Corrigan has told the Herald that he is going to travel for at least six months. He flew to Sydney earlier this week, setting aside his intercounty and […]

Ciara spreading reading joy to local school kids

A MAGUIRESBRIDGE woman has opened a new chapter in her life to bring literary joy to ids all over Fermanagh. Ciara Fitzpatrick, 39, runs Ciara’s Library which provides books to children of all ages – be they to parents or for schools themselves to stock up their own classroom shelves. Recently, Ciara hosted a stall at […]

From Maguiresbridge to taking on Thatcher

THE sight and disgust at the rural poverty in Fermanagh helped stoke the fire in Maguiresbridge’s own Richie Venton’s fight for worker’s rights and against injustice. It has been a fight that has seen him lock horns and beat both a Prime-Minister, Margaret Thatcher, and a retail giant – IKEA. The latter is something that Richie, […]

Johnston talks about aftermath of horrific crash

I’m not as f**ked as I was, so it’s getting better,” is how Fermanagh motorbike racer, Lee Johnston, described his current state, following his crash at the North West 200 in May. The 34-year-old Maguiresbridge racer crashed in the Supersport practice race and was airlifted to the Royal Hospital in Belfast but that was after […]