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24 Jul 2014 19:00 • Meadhbh Monahan

Policing plan is in place if needed

Fermanagh PSNI has put in place a policing plan to deal with potential unrest over fracking in the County.

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24 Jul 2014 19:00 • Rodney Edwards

#fermanaghspake This Week is...

‘They don’t be long growing’

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24 Jul 2014 17:00 • Lily Dane

‘Freak accident’ on pitch almost cost young footballer his life

A talented young footballer from Fermanagh, who sustained a freak sports injury which almost cost him his life, is still recovering from the effects of a split pancreas - an injury which his father says is “extremely rare”. “They reckon it’s about one in a million,” claimed Cyril Beacom from Maguiresbridge.

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24 Jul 2014 16:00 • Editorial Department

Carron to speak at Sinn Fein hungerstrike commemoration in Ballyconnell on Friday

OWEN Carron, a former Fermanagh-south Tyrone MP, will be the guest speaker at a Sinn Fein hungerstrike lecture tomorrow night (Friday) in Ballyconnell, Co. Cavan.

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24 Jul 2014 15:30 • Editorial Department

Comment - Warren Little - Irvinestown leading by example with the Lady of the Lake

Fermanagh can stake a very good claim to be the most socially integrated and cohesive of all Northern Ireland’s counties.

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24 Jul 2014 15:00 • Rodney Edwards

Foster tells Gildernew if you want a fight ‘you’ve got the right person’

TOURISM Minister Arlene Foster and Sinn Fein MP Michelle Gildernew have traded blows over figures showing there has been a 43 per cent drop in visitor numbers from the south of Ireland.

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24 Jul 2014 14:00 • Meadhbh Monahan

Naked protester arrested at site

A naked woman has been arrested at a protest camp set up at the security gates of Tamboran’s drill site outside Belcoo.

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24 Jul 2014 13:00 • Editorial Department

Roslea looking ominous as Devenish slip into bottom two in the table

Roslea were to make it seven games without defeat as they outclassed a Devenish side that have now slipped into the bottom two of the league table for the first time this season.

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24 Jul 2014 13:00 • Editorial Department

Storming ride sees Elliott take fifth at Brands Hatch

Local rider Josh Elliott secured a fine fifth spot last weekend at a hot and humid Brands Hatch Grand Prix circuit in Kent which was the venue for the fifth round of the British Superbike Championship.

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24 Jul 2014 13:00 • Editorial Department

McIlroy secures Open Championship in thrilling finish

Rory McIlroy displayed all his battling qualities to win his first Open title at Hoylake on Sunday.

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24 Jul 2014 13:00 • Editorial Department

Hoy keen to learn from Santry experience

Last Sunday was a harsh lesson in championship racing for Fermanagh’s Mark Hoy as he saw his hopes for a medal in the 800m at the Irish Senior Championships dashed.

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24 Jul 2014 13:00 • Editorial Department

Alannah delighted as she returns with three medal haul

Alannah Leonard enjoyed great success at Swim Irelands Irish Age Group Championships and Summer Open meet that took place at the weekend at the National Aquatic Centre in Dublin.

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24 Jul 2014 13:00 • Editorial Department

Father and son claim title in eventful race

The Irish Marathon Canoe Championships, sponsored by Dolakas restaurant, Waterways Ireland, Fermanagh District Council and North South Marine took place on July 19-20 on the river Erne around the town of Enniskillen with a number of locals tasting success on the day.

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24 Jul 2014 13:00 • Editorial Department

Keenan on song as Tempo pick up the two points

An impressive contribution of 0-05 from Tempo’s Daryl Keenan went a long way to helping Tempo record a five point win over Belcoo last Saturday evening in Tempo.

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24 Jul 2014 13:00 • Brian Donaldson

Twelve major finals to be decided at Augher

The 96th Clogher Valley Show takes place next Wednesday, July 30 at the Augher showgrounds, adjacent to the primary school.

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24 Jul 2014 13:00 • Brian Donaldson

2000 people attend Border dairy event

Local farmers joined more than 2,000 others for the Irish Holstein Friesian Associaton open day on the Taylor family farm near Newtowngore, Co. Leitrim.

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24 Jul 2014 13:00 • Brian Donaldson

Irish Moiled breeder is welcomed to Castlewellan

Nigel Edwards(left) from Ballyreagh, Tempo, and now running the Curraghnakeely Irish Moiled Herd with Sam Smiley, Noel Lavery, DARD Permanent Secretary and Michelle McCauley, Chairman of Castlewellan Show at Castlewellan.

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24 Jul 2014 13:00 • Brian Donaldson

New Balmoral Bull Sale in November

A new autumn event for pedigree and commercial farmers is to be held at the Balmoral site in Belfast.

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24 Jul 2014 13:00 • Brian Donaldson

Beef levy increases to 40p per head Beef levy increases to 40p per head

The levy which funds beef research and development in Northern Ireland and which is collected on behalf of AgriSearch, the Northern Ireland Agricultural Research and Development Council is to increase to 40p per head from August 1 2014, it was announced this week.

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24 Jul 2014 13:00 • Brian Donaldson

New cups and sponsors

There will be new cups presented to successful exhibitors this year at the Clogher Valley Show.

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