SOLITUDE or nowhere. That’s the feeling you get from Cliftonville’s Chris Curran, after he made his 400th appearance for The Reds last Tuesday night against Larne. The Swanlinbar man joined the north Belfast club ten years ago from Ballinamallard United and in his first year he helped them retain the Danske Bank Premiership. Four League Cups, […]
Sadness following death of ‘interesting character’ and talented musician
THE Fermanagh community and wider music circle was left saddened by the sudden passing of Joey Gilheaney, formally of Drumcannon, Swanlinbar, aged 76 years.. Joey Gilheaney was a talented musician who rose to prominence as he was a part of the hit showband, Joe Dolan and The Drifters. From a young age, Mr Gilheaney had […]
RSF condemns ‘harassment’ following seizure of firearm
Gardai seized the weapon following a searchlast week after a search in the Tullyhaw area near Swanlibar.
300 not out
Swanlinbar man Chris Curran played his 300th game for Cliftonville and the ‘Reds’ captain says he will finish his playing days at Solitude. CHRIS Curran has had quite a career. At only 15 years-old he was signed by Manchester Utd from Ballinamallard Utd and within two and a half years his life had come […]
Village surgery on the look-out for new doctor
THE SEARCH is on for a new doctor in village of Swanlinbar after the area’s resident GPs retired at the weekend. A locum GP is to serve the people of Swanlinbar and surrounding areas for the immediate future after Dr Kevin Deering and Dr Jacqueline Ellis-Deering retired at the end of October. While no interviews […]
Weeks without water at the hottest time of the year
RESIDENTS of Swanlinbar have been unable to drink or wash using the tap water in their homes during the hottest weeks of the summer so far. A ban has been in place for the best part of a month, with householders warned not to use their running water for drinking or bathing after dangerously high […]
No going back to a hard border…
…our young people won’t put up with it.
Alanna’s making a name for herself
Country singer who reached semi final of Glor Tire ready to release new single
Famous local hospitality for Mary’s walk to save curlew
Well-loved birds in rapid decline
Is this Fermanagh’s worst-kept phone box?
While the traditional village phone box is increasingly a thing of the past – there are still a few dotted around the county.