Derek to receive Irish sport volunteers in sport award

DEREK HOLLAND will receive nationwide recognition for his dedicated work with Enniskillen Royal Boat Club this week, as he will be awarded the Fermanagh award at this week’s virtual Federation of Irish Sport Volunteers in Sport awards, supported by EBS Mortgage Masters. Derek works full time as a teacher and has three young children himself, […]

Community support continuing as locals face restrictions

A FIVEMILETOWN community support group is continuing to provide assistance for locals as the area faces into another period of tightened restrictions. Fivemiletown Coronavirus Response Group co-ordinator, Iain Lendrum said it had been an extremely busy few weeks and the group still maintaining the foodbank and shop deliveries. “We felt that we could do some […]

Enniskillen charity worker urges support for Trocaire

A LOCAL charity worker has urged Fermanagh folk to support Trocaire’s  Christmas Appeal, as she warns that a ‘hunger pandemic’ will threaten  270 million people this Christmas. Bridie Duffy from Enniskillen, told the Herald, “The Covid-19 crisis has doubled the number of people around the world who are facing crisis levels of hunger. “Lockdowns and restrictions introduced […]

Award for long scouting service

POPULAR Irvinestown man David Monaghan, has been awarded for his “profound” and long standing service to local Scouts right across Fermanagh. ‘The Order of Cu Chulainn’ award is the highest and most recognised accolade given by ‘Scouting Ireland.’ Speaking to the Herald on his latest achievement, David explained; “I’ve been involved in the Scouting movement […]

Local group go above and beyond to help residents

LISNASKEA’S Carrosyl Community Association have been going above and beyond to support residents both young and old during the Covid-19 pandemic. Speaking to the Herald, youth support worker Jackie Mullan said, “At the start of lockdown we had applied for grants to do something for our isolated and vulnerable residents and had to wait to […]

Boost your job prospects by becoming a volunteer today

Charity shops don’t look out of place on the high street as they have become as familiar as any local shop you see today when you walk along your local promenade. The butcher, bakery, chemist shop, coffee bar and charity store all sit comfortably together along the high street. But there’s more to today’s charity […]

DREAM JOB: Gardener’s ideal retreat

STUDENTS, gardeners, or even those simply dreaming of escaping the rat race to live the good life, might be interested in a special new ‘job’ at one of Fermanagh’s grandest historic estates. In what some may see more as an educational retreat rather than a job, National Trust Fermanagh are looking for a long term […]