Kind-hearted Bernadette ‘cared about everyone’


A TRILLICK native who died recently has been described as someone who ‘always put other people first.’ Bernadette McArt, died peacefully at her home on Friday, November 17. She was the sister of former Trillick footballer and Fermanagh and Omagh District Council worker, Gerry ‘Shep’ Donnelly, who died last month. Another sister, Kathleen O’Hagan, also passed […]


Clogher Valley top the table


CLOGHER Valley’s women’s team mirrored their male 1st XV by sitting clear at the top of their league. The Valley took the points in an away match to Virginia which was named the ‘top of the table clash’. Both sides are well clear of third placed Ballymena who the two teams had beaten by over 50 points. […]


Tyrone club success for Fermanagh managers


FINTONA Pearses, managed by Derrygonnelly’s Martin Greene, are now preparing for a crunch clash against Monaghan’s Blackhill in the Ulster Junior Club Championship Semi-Final in two weeks’ time. It’s been a successful season for Derrygonnelly duo Greene and Kevin Cassidy in their first year in charge, after they guided the Pearses to the Tyrone Junior Championship […]


Tributes paid to former Trillick footballer ‘Shep’


A FORMER Trillick footballer who was also well-known as an official of the former Omagh District Council has died. Gerry Donnelly, affectionately known as ‘Shep’, was the dog warden for the local council from the 1980s. He was also the main researcher of the ‘GAA in Tyrone’ alongside the author, Joe Martin, who died in August, […]


Enniskillen man named ‘engineer of the year’


A TALENTED Enniskillen man has been named Openreach’s ‘Engineer of the Year 2023’ at a glittering awards ceremony held in London, achieving the highest place out of all engineers across the UK for this accolade. Darrell McVitty, who now resides in Aghyaran, has been an Openreach engineer for five years, and he has helped to build, manage and maintain the […]


Opening defeat for Erne men in Dr McKenna Cup


Tyrone 0-17 Fermanagh 1-7 By Pauric McGurn Fermanagh’s McKenna Cup campaign started with a defeat to neighbours Tyrone at O’Neill’s Healy Park, Omagh, on Wednesday (yesterday) evening. Fermanagh only had four starters from last year’s opening McKenna Cup game with Monaghan but it was only Diarmaid King who was making his Fermanagh debut for Kieran Donnelly’s charges. […]


Little rest for Fermanagh footballers over Christmas


AS many of us turn our attention to Christmas festivities, Kieran Donnelly and Fermanagh footballers have one eye on the Dr McKenna Cup which gets underway in January. The draw last week saw the Erne men pitted with Tyrone and Derry in Group B and Donnelly is relishing playing two of the best teams in Ulster; […]