Donnelly confident for ‘new chapter’ at St Michael’s


ST Michael’s MacRory Cup captain Lughaidh Donnelly will watch from the sidelines tonight [Wednesday] as his team bids to get their campaign off to a winning start with a victory over old foes Omagh CBS. The Ederney man is currently sidelined as a result of a serious leg injury which he picked up earlier this […]


Pupils excel in A-Level results


  POST-16 students across Fermanagh have ‘excelled’ according to their school principals as A2 and AS students received their examination results on Tuesday morning. For the second year running, formal examinations were cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic meaning schools themselves calculated the grades to be awarded to pupils. A third of the pupils in […]


PE teachers left confused after mixed messages


PHYSICAL Education teachers across the North have been left confused following on from a number of mixed messages from the Stormont Executive which saw Education Minister Peter Weir implement a number of COVID-19 restrictions on the school subject, before making a complete U-turn on the matter just 24-hours after the first announcement. Francis Shaw, a […]


All changed as churches reopen for public services


THIS Sunday many churches across the county will open their doors for public Mass and services for the first time for since mid March. Enniskillen churches are among those welcoming people back to the pews. While public services may have returned, some clerics have encouraged people to consider following live services via webcam if possible.  […]


Sadness at death of devoted mother and parishioner


THE sudden death of Maureen Chester (82), of Meadowfarm Enniskillen, evoked widespread sadness. Up to the weekend of her death she worked at St Michael’s Parish Bookshop at Halls Lane where she was known for her helpful service.  Before taking up her role in the bookshop, until 2003 Maureen had for over 20 years worked […]


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Group D looms for champions St Michael’s


Reigning MacRory Cup and Hogan Cup Champions St Michael’s have been drawn in Group D for the upcoming campaign. Dom Corrigan’s side will face Newry outfits St Colman’s and Abbey CBS, along with Patrician High School in Carrickmacross in their bid to retain their status as MacRory Cup Champions. The St Michael’s lads have a […]


‘Stay positive’ advice for exam students


AFTER weeks of anxious waiting, students across Fermanagh are preparing to receive their GCSE results. Hundreds of students will make their way to their schools tomorrow (Thursday) to collect their results and for many, it will be a very nerve wrecking day.  Students will be able to get their results from schools and colleges in […]


New lease of life for one of town’s finest buildings


THOSE driving or walking along the Queen Elizabeth Road in Enniskillen may have noticed a distinguished Edwardian era building which has for years been hidden away behind overgrown bushes and trees. The Enniskillen Parish Community Centre, which had deteriorated over the years was practically invisible behind the ageing, evergreen trees and burgeoning shrubbery on the […]