Rory Gallagher cleared from ban after DRA appeal


THE GAA’s Disputes Resolutions Authority has declared ‘invalid the decision’ to bar former Fermanagh manager Rory Gallagher from coaching. This morning [Wednesday], the DRA found in favour of the former Derry GAA boss in a case he brought against an Ulster Council judgement which precluded him from coaching teams. “Our award will declare invalid the […]


Lisnaskea man says help is needed for mental health


THOSE in charge of mental health services must make sure they are really taking the time to listen to those who come forward seeking help, instead of “just ticking boxes.” That’s the vital message from a well-known local man who himself has experienced first-hand the powerful impact of “being heard” when going through his own struggles. Stephen Carters, a former Lisnaskea […]


Lisnaskea Emmetts reveal ‘ambitious’ development plans


LISNASKEA Emmett’s GAA club has launched an ambitious fundraising project with the aim of developing ‘state of the art club facilities’ in the Fermanagh town. Major plans are in place to enhance and develop the facilities at Emmett Park, which is based at 55 Lisnaskea Road. To help with the costs, the club is set […]


Belcoo community unites for fundraiser


COMMUNITY spirit is certainly alive and well in Belcoo. Excitement is building in the Fermanagh village ahead of the major upcoming OsKaRs fundraiser which is aiming to raise money for the GAA club. While the focus is very clearly on the OsKars night later in the year, the community has pulled together to organise a […]


Fermanagh GAA clubs among big winners of McManus money


FERMANAGH GAA clubs were among the biggest winners in the country on Wednesday when they received their allocation from JP McManus’ staggering donation. When broken down, due to Fermanagh’s population size, the clubs in the Erne county will receive the second-largest allocations overall in Ireland. Seven weeks after JP McManus donated €1 million to every […]


McCann praises management effort


MIDFIELDER Gavin McCann covered a lot of ground on the Augher pitch on Friday as he helped his side to a historic three-point victory against Coláiste Feirste. The Belnaleck man said he took note from his team manager Richie O’Callaghan who plies his trade around the middle of the park for Enniskillen Gaels as the schoolboys […]


Scintillating Smyth ensures winning start


Fermanagh 2-14 Longford 0-6 NEW Fermanagh manager, CJ McGourty, couldn’t have hoped for a better start than that provided by this scintillating opening-round victory over a Longford side laced with higher-status experience. Attacking ace Eimear Smith showed that she has lost none of her exceptional scoring prowess and her presence had the added benefit of freeing up Blaíthín Bogue […]


BREAKING NEWS: Seaney steps down as Belnaleck manager


THE Herald understands that Nigel Seaney has stepped down as Belnaleck Art MacMurrough’s manager. Seaney, who guided Trillick to two Tyrone Senior Football Championship titles, took over at the helm of the Fermanagh GAA club in 2023. Belnaleck reached the Fermanagh Senior Football Club Championship quarter-final, but bowed out after an extra-time thriller to Kinawley […]


Old Garrison building set for major revamp


A NON-profit organisation in Garrison is embarking on a major fundraising drive to renovate and revamp one of the oldest buildings in the village. In 1987, the Lough Melvin Holiday Centre was established in Main Street, Garrison. As a result of the Covid-19 pandemic though, the company ceased existence in 2020 and the building has […]


BREAKING NEWS: Bonner linked to Erne Gaels job


THE Herald understands that former Donegal inter-county team boss Declan Bonner is one of the frontrunners for the position of Erne Gaels senior team manager. Bonner – who won an All-Ireland title as a player with Donegal in 1992 – recently guided his home club Na Rossa to the Donegal Junior Football Championship title. Fermanagh’s […]