UNESCO judges to visit Geopark

IT’S A big week for the Cuilcagh Lakelands Geopark, with judges from UNESCO in town to hopefully complete a re-validation process. Formerly known as the Marble Arch UNESCO Global Geopark, and rebranded in July this year, the newly named Cuilcagh Lakelands straddles the Fermanagh-Cavan border and was the first cross-border geopark in the world to […]

County’s illegal dumping problem ‘could be even worse’

ILLEGAL dumping, already a plague on Fermanagh’s border, could become even worse after Brexit, while the development of the Marble Arch Geopark could also be stunted.  That’s according to Cavan County Council, which has been assessing the impact the UK’s departure from the EU could have on the border county. From the smuggling of fuel, […]

New Game of Thrones to show off ‘spectactular’Fermanagh

THE AUTHOR of the books behind the global sensation Game of Thrones (GOT) has said a spin-off show that was filmed in Fermanagh recently will be “spectacular.”  In June the Marble Arch Caves was closed for a number of weeks as the large film crew took over the caves and the adjacent Cladagh Glen forest […]


Council spends over £100k on surveys for four buildings

THE COUNCIL has spent almost £100,000 of rate payers’ money on condition surveys for just four of its buildings so far this year. In an update to the February meeting of the Council’s policy and resources committee, covering the period ending December 31, an outline was included of capital spending by the Council so far […]

Festival time for foodies!

  It’s time for Festival Lough Erne, a celebration of the very best local food and the Fermanagh Lakelands! Festival Lough Erne is returning for a fourth year this weekend on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 September 2018.   The weekend will see a host of activity on and off the water with cookery demonstrations from […]

Spring into Easter in the Fermanagh Lakelands

Why not spend your Easter break in the fun and family friendly Fermanagh Lakelands? Here is just a taste of what’s happening around the county over the Easter break. On 9th April, you, your family and friends can spend a wonderful Sunday at Crom Castle and dine in splendour overlooking the Gardens. Guests can book […]