Bridge gymnasts show how it’s done in Belfast

LAST weekend Bridge gymnasts attended the Northern Ireland Championship Qualifiers in Shooting Starz Gymnastics Club. The two-day event comprising of floor, vault, beam and bars saw all the gymnasts placing with stiff opposition. SATURDAY RESULTS: Level 5: Dearbhlá Cogan – 1st Vault, 1st Floor Lili Kurek – 1st beam, 2nd Floor, 3rd Bars, 2nd AA Level 6: Guilana […]

Over 300 competitors face the ‘Fear’

THE 10th anniversary of FEARmanagh saw over 330 participants test themselves to the limits around the Cuilcagh Geopark last Saturday. Competitors from the local community, the UK, Ireland, Europe and Australia enjoyed the views around Lough Navar, Magho Cliffs and Big Dog Forest. Edward Kearney from Antrim and Laura O’Driscoll from Louth were named the first male […]

Aghadrumsee celebrate after extra time victory

THIS was a hard-fought Intermediate football final that went right down to the wire with Aghadrumsee claiming the honours in extra time. The lead exchanged hands a number of times and there was nothing between the sides at the break, level pegging at 1-3 apiece. Aghadrumsee started the brighter of the two teams in the second half […]

Weightlifter Christine wins gold in Poland

MOVE over Ellie McCartney, the older brigade in Fermanagh can strike gold too. Not to be outdone, Fermanagh woman Christine McCann won gold for Ireland last weekend at the World Masters Weightlifting Championships in Wieliczka, Poland. She was part of the Irish squad that consisted of 18 athletes (fifteen women and three men) competing in the international event, with ages ranging […]

Gruelling FEARmanagh set to return this year

THE hugely grueling Fermanagh Endurance Adventure Race, known to many as ‘FEAR’, is set to return later this year. Since its first event in 2013, the adventure race, which is organised by the Fermanagh and Omagh District Council, has gone from strength to strength, attracting large crowds from all over the county. Around 300 fitness […]

Carrybridge RNLI crew member ties the knot

CARRYBRIDGE Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) crew member, Richard Shea Daly, took a day off saving lives at on the lough to marry his partner, Cona Gallagher, in a ceremony on the banks of Lough Erne on Friday, May 26. Shea joined the volunteers at Carrybridge in February 2016 to crew the station’s B-Class Atlantic 85 Lifeboat. Cona […]

McCartney continues to make waves

FROM a young age, Ellie McCartney showed signs of being something special in the pool. Affectionately nicknamed ‘Bob’ by her family because of the way she’d bob up and down doing lengths as a youngster, 17-year-old McCartney is most certainly fulfilling her potential. From her father Terry teaching her to swim at 4 years of […]

Derek to receive Irish sport volunteers in sport award

DEREK HOLLAND will receive nationwide recognition for his dedicated work with Enniskillen Royal Boat Club this week, as he will be awarded the Fermanagh award at this week’s virtual Federation of Irish Sport Volunteers in Sport awards, supported by EBS Mortgage Masters. Derek works full time as a teacher and has three young children himself, […]