Fermanagh firm teams up with Cancer Focus branch


ONE of Fermanagh’s leading businesses is set to ‘take over’ a local charity shop in a bid to raise money for Cancer Focus NI. As part of a major fundraiser taking place across the North for Cancer Focus NI, Fermanagh firm Mannok is going to be swapping places with the staff at the Enniskillen shop […]


Mannok makes it mark with award


ONE of Fermanagh’s leading companies said they were ‘delighted’ after they scooped a major award at a celebration night for manufacturing firms in Dublin. Representatives from Ireland’s top manufacturing businesses recently descended to the Radisson Blu, Golden Hall in Dublin for the hugely prestigious and popular Manufacturing Excellence Awards 2024. Fermanagh-based Mannok was one of the […]


Sadness at death of well-known Peter Lunney


THE late Peter Lunney was laid to rest last week at his family’s ancestral grave, in the shadow of Molly Mountain. It was a fitting send-off for Peter, who was born in Molly on April 29, 1960, one of Francis and Josephine Lunney’s large family of ten. Despite being born within the borders of Kinawley parish, he […]


Encirc road safety campaign tops 1,500 mark


LOCAL glass manufacturer and bottle filler Encirc has donated high-visibility vests and beanie hats to local schools in Fermanagh and has topped the 1,500 mark. Mullanaskea Primary School, Enniskillen and St. Columban’s Primary School in Belcoo were the latest recipients of almost 300 vests and hats. The aim of the campaign is to ensure that school children feel safe […]


Encirc providing computer equipment for local schools


ENCIRC has teamed up with a leading IT software provider to support two local schools. As part of their new partnership with Complete IT Systems (CIT), Encirc has pledged to support St Aidan’s High School in Derrylin and Kill National School in Cootehill. The leading Fermanagh organisation has recently purchased a vast array of desktop […]


Quinn’s book sells over 20,000 copies


THREE months after it was published, Seán Quinn’s memoir continues to fly off the shelves in bookshops around Ireland. Published by Red Stripe Press in October 2022, ‘Seán Quinn: In My Own Words’ has been in hot demand and continues to sell copies on a weekly basis in stores throughout the island. The Herald understands […]


Top award for Derrylin’s Encirc


DERRYLIN-based business Encirc said they’re ‘very proud’ after they picked up one a top accolades at a Belfast awards ceremony which honoured and celebrated the most sustainable businesses in Ireland. Encirc – which is one of the largest glass bottle producing companies in Europe – achieved platinum accreditation at the Northern Ireland Environmental Benchmarking Survey event in […]


Slieve Russell expected to go on market in new year


THE SLIEVE Russell Hotel is expected to be put on the market early next year, with a price tag of €30 million (£26 million). As reported by the Herald back in May, the Ballyconnell hotel is expected to be the latest in a number of hospitality establishments once owned by Seán Quinn to be put up […]


Mannok leading the way in green revolution


FERMANAGH construction giant Mannok has taken its first step on the journey to net zero, by launching a ground-breaking, first-in-the-world new technology that has the potential to revolutionise the cement industry across the globe. Working with Danish multinational technology company FLSmidth, last week Mannok announced the successful implementation of the new FUELFLEX Pyrolyzer combustion system, which has […]