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31 Oct 2014 21:20 • Rodney Edwards

EXCLUSIVE: Details of Stormont's draft budget revealed

THE draft budget agreed by Stormont yesterday proposes to cut hundreds of millions of pounds from some departments and implement major reform across the public sector, including jobs cuts and a pay and recruitment freeze.

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31 Oct 2014 21:19

Breaking: Rory Gallagher named Donegal senior team manager

Former Fermanagh and Erne Gaels footballer Rory Gallagher has been confirmed as the new Donegal manager. He takes over from Jim McGuinness and has been appointed on a three-year term with an option for a fourth.

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31 Oct 2014 20:00

‘I’m confident we can get enough points in the months ahead’ - Whitey

Whitey Anderson believes that if his players can replicate their performance against Cliftonville this Saturday, they can take all three points against Portadown.

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31 Oct 2014 18:00 • Editorial Department

Overnight care begins at Horizon West

Overnight care was officially provided for the first time last night, Wednesday, October 29, 2014, in Horizon West Children’s Hospice at Killadeas.

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31 Oct 2014 16:30

UFU chief executive announces his retirement

Best wishes have been expressed to the Ulster Farmers’ Union Chief Executive, Clarke Black, following the announcement that he is to retire after the organisation’s annual meeting next April.

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31 Oct 2014 12:30

Allams Christmas beef and calf show all set for Balmoral

Allams have announced that Ulster’s Premier Christmas Show and Sale of Farm Quality Assured Beef Cattle and spectacular calves will be held on Tuesday, November 25 2014 at The Kings Hall Complex, Balmoral, Belfast.

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31 Oct 2014 11:45 • Brian Donaldson

Geo tourism could be a major business in Fermanagh

Geo tourism could emerge as a major business for Fermanagh and adjoining counties across the Border in the Republic of Ireland.

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31 Oct 2014 10:04 • Julie Kenwell

Pressure for staff as Western Trust announces £7 million savings plan

STAFF at South West Acute Hospital (SWAH) will face tougher pressures to ensure patient safety following the announcement of the Western Trust's £7 million saving plan across the West.

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31 Oct 2014 09:30

Smaller turnout from Fermanagh at Stirling pedigree bull sales

Last week’s autumn bull sales at Stirling Agricultural Centre in Scotland attracted a smaller than usual entry from pedigree beef breeders in County Fermanagh.

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31 Oct 2014 09:15 • Julie Kenwell

Victim asks why this man is still offending decades after abusing her

A WOMAN who says she was a victim of notorious Fermanagh paedophile Robert Liddle says she wants the “evil” man locked “where he is no danger to anyone”.

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31 Oct 2014 03:30 • Rodney Edwards

Gildernew stance on Westminster is 'naive' claims rival

ANTI-fracking activist Tanya Jones, who is set to contest the general election for the Green Party next May, has hit out at Sinn Fein MP Michelle Gildernew, describing her as “naive”.

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30 Oct 2014 20:30

Fermanagh duo locked in 'critical' talks

AS Stormont broke for Hallowe’en, key figures from Northern Ireland’s main parties were locked in talks to try and reach a resolution on a string of outstanding issues, including the past.

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30 Oct 2014 17:30

Danske Bank will retain ATM after branch closure

DANSKE Bank in Lisnaskea has agreed to retain its cash machine when it closes in December.

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30 Oct 2014 16:01

Clogher power way into quarter-finals

Clogher Valley got their All Ireland Junior Cup campaign off to a winning start on Saturday as they recorded a 16-14 victory over Leinster League side Clondalkin at The Cran.

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30 Oct 2014 15:15

More double joy for the Shamrocks

Roslea completed a marvellous year at adult level this season as their junior side followed in the footsteps of their senior outfit by completing a league and championship double by defeating St. Pat’s in the Erne Cup Division One final at Brewster Park on Sunday.

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30 Oct 2014 15:00

Wheeler and Elliott honoured at ceremony

Fermanagh pair Davy Wheeler and George Elliott were among the winners at the 2014 McDonald’s Irish FA Community Awards.

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30 Oct 2014 15:00

Community 'outrage' as Primary School closure plan revealed

THE community of Fivemiletown is “outraged” by a Council for Catholic Maintained Schools (CCMS) proposal to close St Mary’s Primary School by 2016, according to its principal.

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30 Oct 2014 14:43

Prentice storms to victory at Spooktacular 5K

Stephen Prentice produced a storming run to claim the victory at the Spooktacular 5K race through the streets of Enniskillen last Friday night.

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30 Oct 2014 14:30

Derrylin need to be at their best to progress

Fermanagh champions Derrylin travel to Crossmaglen to take on Armagh Intermediate champions St Paul’s of Lurgan in an eagerly awaited Quarter final clash this Sunday afternoon. Both sides, if truth be told, would not have been expecting to still be playing football in November, let alone being County champions and in the Ulster club series.

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30 Oct 2014 14:00

Hunter enjoys first taste of the Europa League

From Windsor Park to the El Madriga stadium, in Villareal, Spain. It’s been a memorable few weeks for local referee Arnold Hunter. The Maguiresbridge man was recently appointed referee for the Villareal versus Apollon Limassol Europa League Group match.

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