Appeal for witnesses on Maguiresbridge burglary

POLICE in Enniskillen are appealing for information and witnesses following the report of an aggravated burglary on the Drumgoon Road, Maguiresbridge at approximately 3.40pm on Monday April 24. Inspector Taylor said: “Upon arrival at his home, the victim came upon three masked men leaving their property. The homeowner blocked the entrance using his van as […]

Endless opportunities for females in motorsport

MANY students across the North are being faced with the tough decision of choosing what subjects to study for their A-Level examinations in the next academic year. One local woman, Bernie Collins from Maguiresbridge, is encouraging young females to broaden their horizons and to not rule out the STEM [Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics] subjects […]

Maguiresbridge poet launches his debut collection

A POET from Maguiresbridge has embarked upon his first steps towards literary stardom after he published his first collection of poems. Robert Elliott, 28, who combines studying for an English Literature degree at the Open University with his work at Costa Cafe, launched his debut book, “The Colebrooke Collection” at separate events at Lisnaskea and Enniskillen […]

Plans in place for St Mary’s 200th anniversary

THE parish and community in Maguiresbridge is a hub of activity and hype as plans are finalised to celebrate the 200th anniversary of St Mary’s Church and its founding priest, Fr Andrew McGonnell. Fr McGonnell is somewhat of an ‘illusive figure’, with little known of his background and journey to becoming the curate in Maguiresbridge. […]

Aidan’s on his bike for Bright Eyes Sanctuary

Maguiresbridge cyclist, Aidan Reihill, is getting on his bike next month to pedal for donations to help fulfil a friend’s last request. Reihill, who is 37 and is a former St Michael’s School pupil who currently works in marketing, is competing in next month’s Lakelander Gravel Grinder, Big Dog 100km Race, to raise funds for Bright […]

Separate inquests for Concepta Leonard and her killer

A CORONER has ruled there will be separate inquests into the death of Concepta Leonard and also of her ex-partner who is believed to have killed her. Ms Leonard, 51, of Maguiresbridge was killed at her home in May 2017 with her son Conor, who was 30 at the time, being injured in the attack. […]

Maguiresbridge PS is officially the best school in Fermanagh!

THE STAFF, pupils and wider school community at Maguiresbridge PS have been celebrating after picking up an award for being the best school in the county. The school was recently awarded the ‘Best School (Fermanagh)’ trophy at the Families First Education Awards at a special ceremony at the Titanic Centre in Belfast on April 9th, […]


Man and woman released on police bail pending further enquiries

DETECTIVES have now released a man and woman both aged in their 20s on police bail pending further enquiries after they were both arrested on suspicion of theft. The arrest was in connection with a number of reports of thefts from vehicles at properties at Lisbellaw, Maguiresbridge and Belcoo, and from properties at Maguiresbridge and […]