Queen’s momentous steps on 2012 revisited by churches

The late Queen Elizabeth’s steps of reconciliation were recreated 10 years on by the parishioners of both St Marcartin’s and St Michael’s Church in a special service last Sunday. Back in June 2012, the Queen visited the St Marcartan’s Church of Ireland Cathedral in Enniskillen as part of her Diamond Jubilee celebrations. The Queen then […]

Man of vision ‘had a huge impact on life in Fermanagh’

MOURNERS at the funeral of Gerry Burns, the former Fermanagh District Council chief executive heard his son John describe him as ‘selfless and kind’, an example to his children in how to love and care for each other. Those words were met with a round of applause by the congregation at the Requiem Mass in […]

50 weddings, 80 funerals &150 baptisms- all in a year!

Enniskillen parish priest Peter O’Reilly is approaching a milestone as he prepares to celebrate 40 years of priesthood. He’s happy to be back in his native county for the special anniversary, but reveals that often his work can be very demanding. Mgr O’Reilly is the parish priest at St Michael’s Parish, and he will mark […]

Michael D Higgins visits Enniskillen

  Today (Wednesday) the President of Ireland Michael D. Higgins visited Enniskillen. The president arrived this morning and took the time to visit students at Erne Integrated College, where he was entertained by the school choir before then having lunch at the Killyhevlin Hotel. In his address at the college Mr Higgins spoke about the […]