Kerr names his Fermanagh & Western select squad

THE Fermanagh and Western representative squad for Saturday’s game against Sligo/Leitrim District League has been named. Manager, Michael Kerr, has named a formidable 18 man squad that includes Player of the Year Ryan Campbell, Mulhern Cup winning captain Jason Keenan and Tummery Athletic league winning player-manager, Ryan Hanna. On Monday night, the Fermanagh and Western side played Monaghan […]

Woman in her 50s dies following single-vehicle collision

A WOMAN in her 50s has died after the car in which she was a passenger was involved in a single-vehicle collision in Co Monaghan early on Monday morning. The collision on the Roslea Road out of Clones, Co. Monaghan, occurred at approximately 5am and emergency services are currently at the scene. Two men in […]

Millions more granted for cross-border canal project

FINANCE: AN ADDITIONAL €6 million has been announced for the Ulster Canal cross-border restoration project on Lough Erne. This brings to €12 million, the total of financial support provided by each of the governments north and south of the border on this stage of the project.  The project will continue work that began 180 years […]

Death of popular Derrylin woman

DESCRIBED by family and friends as ‘a loving presence, a lovely lady’, the death of Philomena O’Rourke a former all-Ireland dancing winner, has been greeted with much sadness in the Derrylin area. She was the mother of former Fermanagh and Monaghan manager Malachy. Just a few months short of her 90th birthday, Philomena, of Grattan, […]


EIGHTEEN YEARS ago this week Magheraveely man Tony Lynch was last seen in Fermanagh Street, Clones. From that day since the popular father-of-four has vanished without trace.  Now his heartbroken family are holding out fresh hopes that new technology may be able to solve the mystery of Tony’s disappearance. Over the past few days the […]

Civil disobedience ‘will be the norm’if border restored

THE PEOPLE of Fermanagh will take part in “every day civil disobedience” if a border is re-errected after Brexit.  There has been a lot of talk of a rise in tensions and even violence if the border returns post-Brexit, however peaceful civil disobedience has been used by Fermanagh people in the past to protest injustice, […]

New gardai on the border beat

WITH the border dominating conversations up and down the countryside at the minute, An Garda Siochana have announced scores of new officers in our nearest border counties, and more could be on the way.  Whether the conversation is about Brexit or recent crime sprees, policing along the border is a hot topic right now. So […]