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25 Jul 2014 20:00 • Gareth Cauldwell

Who can wrestle the New York from Roslea’s grasp?

The 2014 McMahon’s Healthcare Senior Football Championship gets underway on Saturday night in Derrygonnelly and the big question is can anybody take Roslea’s crown?

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25 Jul 2014 17:15 • Rodney Edwards

Camp all about inspiring young people to live without limits

IT is always courageous, determined people who can see a rainbow in the darkest of storms; the sort of people who go through life inspiring others with their ability to tackle difficult obstacles head on.

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25 Jul 2014 16:00 • Editorial Department

Defender Quinn targets an upset

Milk Cup Junior vice captain Ronan Quinn believes his side can cause an upset by taking points off favourites Everton and Corinthians.

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25 Jul 2014 15:30 • Meadhbh Monahan

Bees keeping Canon Laurence busy for well over 50 years

A hobby that began over 50 years ago has stayed with Canon Laurence Dawson, who enjoys watching the changing of the seasons and appreciates nature as “God’s work of art”.

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25 Jul 2014 15:00 • Editorial Department

Tweets of the Week - did you make it?

Michael Kerr @kerraway A love song to #Enniskillen and Lough Erne from the actor Adrian Dunbar in yesterday’s Observer.

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25 Jul 2014 15:00 • Editorial Department

Ryan relishing the chance to lead from the front

Ryan Morris will captain Fermanagh’s Premier Milk Cup team at this year’s tournament, and the St Joseph’s student is relishing the opportunity to lead his county side.

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25 Jul 2014 13:00 • Brian Donaldson

All staff redeployed as tax office closes

All staff employed at the Motor Tax office in Enniskillen which finally closed last Thursday, have been redeployed to other government departments, some within the County Buildings where they had been based.

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25 Jul 2014 11:00 • Lily Dane

Those were the days:

This photograph (believed to have been taken around the 1950s) shows two young Maguiresbridge men - Hugh and Bartley Downey - on one of their many visits to Drumlone, Lisbellaw, which was their homeplace. The picture was kindly submitted by Noel Downey of Maguiresbridge, whose father Hugh Downey is pictured on the left. Noel points out that sadly Bartley (his father’s brother) is no longer with us.

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25 Jul 2014 10:40 • Editorial Department

Residents ‘shocked’ and ‘frightened’ by latest move and what future holds

Residents on the Gardrum Road, Belcoo were “shocked” and “frightened” when they were woken at 5am on Monday morning by the sound of heavy vehicles making their way up the road towards an unused Acheson and Glover quarry.

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25 Jul 2014 08:30 • Meadhbh Monahan

Fermanagh is too precious to take the risk: McMenamin

“When reports appeared on Monday that exploratory drilling was finally going ahead in Belcoo part of me disappeared down that hole with the huge Australian drill bit,” says Enniskillen-born actor Ciaran McMenamin.

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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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