Local tragedy inspires Davy’s Covid charity single

AS THE country celebrated the NHS’ 72nd birthday on Sunday, Adrian Dunbar has given his backing to a fundraising song by his childhood friend Davy Kettles, which commemorates those who have lost their lives “in the line of duty” in the fight against Covid. Davy has written a new charity single, ‘No Tears at Your […]

‘Rockstar’s’ giving hand to the needy

Profile: Conor McCann What is your greatest strength? A like ability. An optimist and sensible thinking individual who values the importance of having a positive attitude, sense of humour and confidence in one’s self. What is your greatest weakness? Identifying weakness How would you like to be remembered? Speak of me as you have always done, […]

Tenor Andrew getting ready to sing again

    Classical singer Andrew Irwin is finding it strange being at home during the pandemic.   He’s so used to travelling the world performing in concerts that it has taken him time to settle back into good old home life.   But he still has to ‘keep himself in shape’ to resume normal activities […]

Piper was a ‘leading light’ in community

THE death has taken place of a Ballyreagh man who dedicated his life to pipe band music and amateur dramatics. A leading light in both, Pat Murphy from Ballyreagh, Tempo, died at home after a short illness. Aged 81, he spent a lifetime of work dedicated to pipe bands in the region accessing formal training, […]

Talented singers join forces for ‘You raise me up’

The extremely talented students of ‘Fermanagh’s School of Music and Performing Arts’ once again came under the spotlight after a video created by school founder Ciara O’Flanagan in tribute of all keyworkers received “thousands” of views on social media. Local performers James Gilleece, Katie Teague, Sofia Allen, Chloe McCaffrey, Katie Chapman and Clare Kavanagh joined […]

Late daughter inspiration for music man’s Facebook gig

SINGER and guitarist ‘Billy Mack’ has certainly put his experience of lockdown to good use, after raising over £1,200 for mental health charity Pieta House in honour of his late daughter. The well known entertainer from Church Street, Roslea, had locals clapping over the weekend as he carried out live music performances from just outside […]

Great White Lies secure top prize at Sounds Like Summer

Following a series of heats and a rollicking finale on Saturday night, Great White Lies have clinched the top prize at this year’s Sounds Like Summer competition. Facing stiff competition from Chloe Heatley, Ruairi McCafferty and Liam Cannon, Great White Lies were given the nod from judges Martin Gallen, Anne-Marie Devine, Brian Hassan and Saide […]