Questions remain despite convictions

WHILE two soldiers were eventually convicted and jailed for the murders of Michael Naan and Andrew Murray, for the families left behind many questions remain as to how and why their loved ones met such a horrific death. For James Naan, 50 years on, he still struggles to come to terms with what happened to […]

MLAs making some nice cash on the side

By John Carney NEW FIGURES have revealed the business interests of MLAs recently elected to the Stormont Assembly and many are getting some handy extra cash on top of their £51,500 salaries. All 90 members are required to declare information on a register of interests of any financial interest that “might reasonably be thought by others to […]

Top flight football secured for McGovern and Norwich

NORWICH CITY have won promotion to the Premier League after just one season away. Michael McGovern was instrumental in nets for the Canaries up until late December when a torn hamstring tendon put an end to his participation over the last few months but the Enniskillen keeper is back to full fitness and is excited […]

Ready, set, Howe

FERMANAGH schoolgirl Casey Howe has been making her mark on the international scene and now the 18-year old Linfield striker is preparing for a crunch friendly clash against a highly fancied England side next Tuesday.   Howe was named in a 23-player squad to take on the Lionesses in a behind closed door friendly at […]

Carroll set for return to the Irish League

Former Northern Ireland international goalkeeper Roy Carroll is set to make a return to the Irish League at the age of 43. Tamlagh man Carroll retired from the professional game when he left Linfield at the end of the 2018/19 season and has been playing for the Mid Ulster Football League side FC Mindwell, a […]

Jump in number of people infected in county

THERE has been a jump in the total number of people suffering from Covid-19 in the local area.  The most recent figures published by the Public Health Agency revealed there are now 27 confirmed in the Fermanagh and Omagh area, a jump of 10 from the previous figure of 17.  It is important to note […]

Summer soirée at Ireland’s captivating wedding venue

ENGAGED or thinking of getting married? Discover Ireland’s captivating wedding destination Lough Erne Resort in the heart of the Fermanagh Lakelands, at the much anticipated ‘Summer Soirée’ wedding open evening on Wednesday 31st July 2019 from 5pm until 9pm. Why not go along and enjoy a relaxed evening as you explore Lough Erne Resort’s spectacular […]


Fermanagh sitting top of the heap for increase in jobs

  FIGURES just released suggest that Fermanagh is seeing proportionately the largest growth in employment in the North. The total number of jobs has grown by just under 17,000 in the space of a year according to a survey carried out by the Business Register and Employment Survey (BRES). Locally, the Fermanagh and Omagh district […]

Sadness as Michael McGovern’s mother dies

  The “inspirational” mother of Northern Ireland’s Euro 2016 hero goalkeeper Michael McGovern has sadly passed away. Carmel McGovern died peacefully at her Enniskillen home yesterday afternoon. Mrs McGovern is survived by her husband Terry and was the mother of Michael, Joseph, Aine, Briege and Catherine. It is understood Mrs McGovern, who was in her […]