Erne ladies so grateful for generosity of supporters

FERMANAGH ladies are on the hunt for silverware once again as they face Wicklow for the 2020 TG4 All Ireland Junior Championship this weekend. While Covid restrictions will see the Erne ladies play to an empty Parnell Park on Saturday evening, captain Courteney Murphy admits that this will not deter players from keeping complete ‘focus’ […]

Kinawley couple raise final total of £8520

KINAWLEY PARENTS Fiona and Thomas Drumm completed their ‘Mito Miles’ challenge recently in a joint effort with the ‘Lily Foundation’ to raise awareness and essential funds for Mitochondrial Disease. The Lily Foundation set a challenge back in May for families to get fit for a good cause by participating in the ‘My Mito Miles’ task. […]

Calls for financial support for students

FERMANAGH’S young people are “being treated terribly” and “something needs to be done” to help them face the extreme challenges they are currently facing due to the Covid pandemic. That’s according to local Cllr Sheamus Greene, who is a school bus driver by profession and chair of the board of St Mary’s in Brookeborough. He […]

Former Fermanagh star’s challenge for baby Frankie

  THIS week, hundreds of people all across Fermanagh have been pulling on the cycling shorts and the running shoes to take part in a ’31 Day Challenge for Frankie’. Last August, Shane and Sinead Goan from Irvinestown, suffered a terrible loss as their baby Frankie passed away and this year, they have decided to […]

‘Staycation’ locals help keep Share Centre afloat

FERMANAGH families are already helping keeping the county’s tourism industry afloat by staying local. That’s the verdict from the team behind one of the county’s most popular attractions, the Share Discovery Village, who said they’ve been enjoying a busy late start to the season, thanks to local support. The Lisnaskea activity centre, which is also […]

Close town streets to help pubs get back on their feet

HERE have to go continental and begin embracing an outdoor pub culture. While the Fermanagh weather may not be as suited to the al fresco experience as in mainland Europe, with bars and restaurants recently reopening with much smaller capacity due to social distancing requirements, and many unable to reopen yet at all, the idea […]

Rotary Club doing their bit in Covid fight

GIVING back to the community has always been a special trait of the Rotary Club and this week the Enniskillen branch took the opportunity to express its gratitude to the many who have supported them over the past 12 months. “I thank you for your continuing support of our work,” acknowledged Heather Ellis, Rotary President […]

Locals show support as missing father is laid to rest

AN 18-year-long mystery came to an end on Friday, as the remains of missing man and father-of-four Tony Lynch were finally returned back to his family home in Magheraveely after years of unanswered questions surrounding his disappearance. Speaking to the Herald, Peter Lynch who became the spearhead of his late father’s missing campaign said; “As […]