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17 Apr 2014 19:00 • Rodney Edwards

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17 Apr 2014 18:06 • Rodney Edwards

Would-be Unionist polictician admits Catholic Facebook question was 'badly worded'

A would-be politician seeking a seat in the new Fermanagh and Omagh Council for the Ulster Unionist Party has defended himself for a second time following comments he made on Facebook.


17 Apr 2014 17:30

Members celebrate coveted awards

Andrew Little, a new YFCU vice president, and a member of Lisbellaw YFC has been named the Young Farmers’ Clubs of Ulster Member of the Year at the Association’s Annual General Meeting and Conference.


17 Apr 2014 17:01

Fermanagh's 'different breed' that sets the Orange Standard

Let me get the amateur sociology out of the way first: ‘Out-group homogeneity’. It describes a bias that any group of people are prone to have.


17 Apr 2014 16:30

Why are you 'punishing a good school'?

The proposed Development Proposal to close both Enniskillen Collegiate School and Portora Royal School and open a new school on a split site, will go before the members of the Western Education and Library Board on May 8 for approval.


17 Apr 2014 15:57

Meeting exposed WELB's 'weak process and weak argument' says Collegiate head

THE Collegiate Grammar School’s consultation meeting on its proposed amalgamation with Portora Royal exposed the Western Education Library Board’s (WELB) “weak process and weak argument”, according to principal, Elizabeth Armstrong.


17 Apr 2014 15:14

Collegiate parents walk out after rudeness of WELB official

PARENTS of Collegiate Grammar School have accused Western Education Library Board (WELB) officials of hiding their personal vested interest in a proposal that would see the school merge with Portora Royal next year.


17 Apr 2014 14:30

Ulster Cup glory for Skins as they blitz Belfast Harlequins

On Tuesday evening, Enniskillen Ladies U18s travelled to Stevenson Park in Dungannon to participate in the Ulster Cup Final.


17 Apr 2014 14:29 • Meadhbh Monahan

Angry homeowners duped by rogue driveway worker caled Roadstone

HOMEOWNERS in Enniskillen are “disgusted” with workmen who took hundreds of pounds for cleaning their driveways, but never finished the job.


17 Apr 2014 14:20

Both managers satisfied to begin campaign with a share of the spoils

Both these sides will have been happy enough to come away with a point after they both had chances to get over the line at a windy Teemore on Sunday.


17 Apr 2014 14:06

Enniskillen by-pass could start in four years says Minister

WORK on the long-awaited Southern by-pass of Enniskillen could start in four years’ time but only if the millions needed for the scheme can be found, Regional Development Minister Danny Kennedy has said.


17 Apr 2014 14:00

Plate win a great boost for resurgent Skins says Stevenson

Enniskillen Hockey Club enjoyed the sweet taste of success on Saturday when they defeated NICS2 following a superb second half in which they scored three goals without reply to win this final by 4-1.


17 Apr 2014 13:55

Kelly strikes late to clinch win for Tempo

A late, late Damien Kelly point was enough to see John McElroy’s Tempo side clinch both points away to Erne Gaels on Sunday past.


17 Apr 2014 13:51

Portora enjoy great success in Cork

Portora Boat Club travelled to Cork on Friday to compete at the first Grand League Regatta of 2014.


17 Apr 2014 13:40

Hoy powers his way to Varsity title

Mark Hoy produced a storming run at the Irish Varsity Championships in Waterford last week to secure the 1500m title, and in doing so clinching qualification on the Irish team that will participate at the Celtic Varsity Championships in Scotland next month, with Mark hoping to retain the title in Scotland that he won last year.


17 Apr 2014 13:30

Johnston goes that bit extra to send Lisbellaw into last four

Lisbellaw United booked their place in the Impartial Reporter Mulhern Cup semi-final as they came from behind to defeat Enniskillen Rangers at the Bawnacre on Saturday.


17 Apr 2014 13:15

Jennings hoping for Circuit of Ireland joy

Garry Jennings is hoping his lack of rallying time this season will not hinder his attempt to win the Circuit of Ireland rally as he continues the defence of his Irish Tarmac Rally Championship this weekend.


17 Apr 2014 13:11

No referendum on fracking at Council elections

Fermanagh District Council is unlikely to hold a fracking referendum after legal advice has recommended against it.


17 Apr 2014 13:01

Woman who tried to give man love bite guilty of sexual assault

A 47-year-old woman has been convicted of sexually assaulting a young man after she allegedly “forced” herself on him, grabbing him by the bum and telling him she loved him.


17 Apr 2014 13:00

SDA group hands over petition with 10,000 names

Members of the Severely Disadvantaged Area Group (SDAG) and Northern Ireland Livestock Auctioneers met with Agriculture Minister, Michelle O’Neill at Stormont to hand over the petition which contained around 10,000 signatures expressing concern about specification pricing penalties being proposed by NIMEA.


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