Ryan releases festive cracker

COUNTRY music star Derek Ryan has released a brand new single which is guaranteed to get you in the Christmas spirit ahead of the festive season. On Wednesday, the Carlow singer launched his original song, titled ‘Two Step ‘Round The Christmas Tree’, much to the delight of his large fan base. Ryan, who lives in […]

Belcoo singer Sinéad needs your votes!

SINCE she was a child, Sinéad McGovern has always had a passion for music and singing and she’s now in the running to perform at one of the biggest Country music concerts in the North. On Saturday, November 25, Fermanagh’s Country music stars, Derek Ryan and Lisa McHugh, are set to be the headline acts […]

Douglas and Doreen celebrate 50 years

SOME of the leading Country music stars united in Brookeborough to celebrate the 50th wedding anniversary of much-loved couple, Douglas and Doreen McDowell. On Friday, a large crowd turned out to Aghavea Parish Church Hall for the golden wedding anniversary celebration, where the couple’s son, Malcolm, led the musical entertainment. To read more on this […]

Gabriel keeps traditional flame alive with new album

FERMANAGH’S much-loved and renowned traditional Irish music singer Gabriel McArdle is set to release a new album on Friday night. At the Atrium Bar in Blake’s of the Hollow in Enniskillen, the Kinawley balladeer will launch his first solo recorded album, ‘The Fermanagh Blackbird’. Aged 74 years old, McArdle’s collection will feature some of Ireland’s most classic […]

Excitement builds for major music festival

THE countdown is one to one of the North’s biggest music festivals, which will see two of Fermanagh’s top Country music singers take centre stage at Balmoral Park. Next month, on November 25, Derek Ryan and Lisa McHugh will lead the ‘Country Land’ show at the major Eikon Exhibition Centre in Lisburn. The local stars […]

Derrygonnelly festival to return in style

EXCITEMENT is building in Derrygonnelly and the surrounding areas ahead of the return of the popular Eddie Duffy and Mick Hoy Traditional Music Festival this weekend. For three days, from Friday to Sunday, the village is set to be a hub of activity as local and traditional talents from across the county come together and collaborate […]

Paddies perform with Daniel on TG4

THE Tumbling Paddies said it was ‘a privilege’ to perform alongside Country music legend Daniel O’Donnell at the Millennium Forum in Derry. On Tuesday night, the Fermanagh band headlined the ‘Celtic & Country’ night on music talent show ‘Oprey le Daniel’, making their debut appearance on TG4. Hosted by O’Donnell, some of the best music […]

Lisa to present the Irish Post Awards in London

ENNISKILLEN’S Lisa McHugh has been confirmed as the new presenter of the prestigious and hugely popular Irish Post Awards. At the JW Marriott Grosvenor House Hotel in London, on November 9, the Glaswegian is set to join Eamonn Holmes on stage as the Irish Post celebrates the top Irish success of people living in the […]

McHugh releases new single

THIS morning (Friday), Lisa McHugh treated her fans to a special surprise by dropping a new single ‘Think About Me’. The 35-year-old from Glasgow, who now lives in Enniskillen, has established herself as one of the leading acts in the Country music scene and she recently revealed she’s writing a new album. “The new album […]