Hogan Heroes’ honoured by Niamh’s creative flair

ST MICHAEL’S College has recently unveiled three commemorative photo boards which follow its team journey of the historic Hogan Cup winning team of 2019 where the school made history as it won a maiden All-Ireland title in joyous scenes in Croke Park. These three masterpieces have been innovatively designed and created by Niamh Blake, daughter […]

Unexpected death of man behind Cafe Merlot

THE unexpected death has taken place of highly accomplished chef, Gerard (Gerry) Russell, head chef at Cafe Merlot and Blakes of the Hollow for the past 20 years. Mr Russell from Glebe Court, Monea, but originally from Lurgan, was a skilled and talented chef who won numerous national wards and achieved the inclusion of Cafe […]

Landmark Derrylin pub up for sale

ONE of Fermanagh’s oldest and established pubs is for sale. Blake’s Bar in Main Street, Derrylin, which was established at the turn of the last century, is just recently been put on the market. The public house has been leased for a number of years, but now, owner Pat Blake, pictured below, has put it […]

Oisín McGrath Cup launched

The trophy for the Oisín McGrath Cup football blitz was inaugurated last Wednesday at Blake’s of the Hollow in the presence of Oisín’s parents.