By John Carney EMPLOYERS’ lack of support for menopausal symptoms is pushing “highly skilled and experienced” local women out of work a new report has revealed. The cross-party House of Commons Women and Equalities Committee study also highlights the negative knock-on effects of the gender pay gap, pension gap, and the number of women in senior […]
Maguiresbridge woman Louise Thompson was always mad about football. But when a serious knee injury ended her career with Fermanagh Mallards the 31 year old turned in a different direction and took up refereeing. Now she is the IFA’s first-ever female FIFA referee having been selected for the 2020 FIFA list. It’s not the […]
Four writers from Fermanagh feature in a new group of women from across the North who have used the global lockdown to fuel a powerhouse of literary creativity. The writers of Women Aloud Northern Ireland – among them published authors, novelists, poets and broadcasters – are publishing an anthology of short stories and poems, some […]
While woman priests are still ruled out, Mgr Joseph McGuinness tells Roisin Henderson that the church is still too much of a male preserve.
This Sunday, March 11th, National Trust Fermanagh will be launching their ‘Women and Power: Hidden Graces of Florence Court’
IN A YEAR that is all about celebrating the achievements of women, it’s fitting the Enniskillen Ladies Circle has been revived and will be officially “rechartered” next month. Originally set up in 1959, the Circle was active until the 1980s when it died out. Now, thanks to a group of enthusiastic young women, it’s been […]