Positive vibes for ‘glass half full’ Coná!

IN FOCUS… Coná Gallagher! Coná Gallagher runs the dipsnhips Instagram page which promotes wild swimming and all things body positivity. She recently took part in a modelling shoot for Fintona business Moody Activewear. Coná answered our ’20 Questions’ in this week’s paper!   What is your greatest strength? My ability to see the positive in […]

Fermanagh positive Covid cases continuing to fall

CASES of Covid in Fermanagh are continuing to fall this week, however the total number of locals people testing positive remains in the hundreds. Over the seven days leading up to September 13 there were 777 cases of Covid in the Fermanagh and Omagh area, with an infection rate of 670 per 100,000 of population. […]

Looking at ways to future-proof high street businesses

IN THE second part of the Fermanagh Herald’s feature on the current state of play for the county’s town centres, we focus on Irvinestown. The buzz words coming from retail experts when discussing the future of the UK’s high streets is “kindness economy” and “sustainability”and Irvinestown already has that in spades, too. As concern about […]

‘Huge demand’ for Covid vaccines at pharmacies

FERMANAGH pharmacist Michael McDaid has been busy leading the way for the Covid-19 vaccine roll-out which has been extended to community pharmacies across the county. Speaking on the “huge demand” that his pharmacies in Roslea and Lisnaskea have received in relation to the jab, Mr McDaid said, “The covert was reduced to over 45 last week which […]

The only way is up: Local firm working through crisis

STAFF and management at Western Brand Poultry based in Lisnaskea have been “delighted” with their response to the Covid crisis, with hopes for a “bright future” as the new normal takes effect. Speaking to the Herald, General Manager Michael Liddle explained, “Our business changed almost overnight from 55-60% retail to 90-95% as the foodservice market […]