Thank you… Terina takes part in walking challenge!


By Mark McGoldrick IN May 2021, the people of Fermanagh were touched when then three-year old James Cox took part in a mammoth walking challenge to raise money for the Children’s Heartbeat Trust. Shortly after he was born, James was diagnosed with a hole in his heart, along with several other abnormalities and problems to […]


St Michael’s do their bit for charity


ST Michael’s College has a strong reputation as a College for contributing and supporting people less fortunate and those in need in the local Fermanagh community. As part of its Christmas charitable contribution, the staff and students at St Michael’s raised money for local charity St Vincent de Paul, with all proceeds raised going towards the most […]


Elderly residents urged to support the ‘Happy at Home’ initiative


THE Fermanagh and Omagh District Council has launched a new scheme to try and help and support older residents in the county through the winter months. The ‘Happy at Home’ scheme, produced by the Council in partnership with the Western Health and Social Care Trust and the South West Age Partnership group, provides the community with […]


Melissa offers a helping hand to those on the road to recovery


RETURNING to work after a period of poor mental health can be a daunting task for anyone. Thankfully here in Fermanagh, when low self-esteem and a fear of what others may think stops you from facing the world, services like ‘AMH New Horizons’ and people like Melissa Harpur are here to show you that anything […]


Fermanagh community unites for Tanya


RIGHT across the county, people have united and donated in aid of a fundraising campaign to secure medical cancer treatment for Belleek native, Tanya Dunne. Tanya, a stalwart of the Erne Gaels GAA club, is fighting for her life after receiving news that her chemotherapy is not controlling her illness and she now has to […]


Rolling out domestic violence support across the local community


DOMESTIC violence is a pervasive problem across society, and now the hard working team at Fermanagh Women’s Aid (FWA) is on a mission to make support for victims just as pervasive. In recent years FWA has run a number of very successful training programmes with local police and hairdressers in the area, which have led […]