Concern over blue-green algae on Lough Erne


THERE is concern the continual pumping of untreated sewage into Lough Erne could harm local tourism and trigger toxic blue-green algae blooms on the waterway as the weather starts to heat up. As reported many times by this paper, the issue of raw sewage being pumped into the Erne has been an ongoing problem for years now. Despite having […]


GALLERY: A New Year splash at Galloon for charity


A LARGE crowd turned out to Galloon Island on Upper Lough Erne on New Year’s Day for a charity swim. Our photographer Martin Brady was on hand to capture the action as it happened. Check out our gallery of pictures below! To read more on this story see this week’s Fermanagh Herald. Can’t get to […]


Lakelanders light up the pool in opening gala


Over 200 swimmers took to the pool at the Lakeland Forum in Enniskillen for the first gala of the season, organised and hosted by the Enniskillen Lakelanders Swimming Club. Gold medals were achieved by Mollie Kate Brewster, Michael Carron, Darragh Collins, Sophie Hanna, Jakub Mikiewicz Lumayad, Crea Mullen, Ava Neal, Erin Salcedo, Keira Salcedo and […]


Dublin delight for swimmer Ellie


ELLIE McCartney, who recently received a special recognition award from Swim Ulster, continued her impressive form at the Leinster Short Course Championship at the National Aquatic Centre. McCartney’s championship journey began with a stellar performance in the 200m Breaststroke where she claimed a gold medal, clocking a season-best time of 2:28.78. The victory not only showcased […]


Classy McCartney ranked 11th in Europe


FERMANAGH’s Ellie McCartney is now the 11th fastest swimmer in Europe in the 200m Individual Medley after setting a blistering new PB at the recent Swim Ireland’s Irish Open Swimming Championship where she set several new consideration times, as well as collecting silver and bronze medals along the way. McCartney, who represents the Ards Swimming […]