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25 Apr 2015 10:00 • Meadhbh Monahan

93-year-old Maisie: day care cuts are like a death to me

Elderly people in two of Northern Ireland’s most deprived areas, Rosslea and Garrison, are “devastated” by Western Trust proposals to alter day care services in their area.

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25 Apr 2015 09:18

Man dies in collision between Lisnaskea and Derrylin

A 27-year-old man has died following last night's two vehicle collision on the road between Lisnaskea and Derrylin.The main road between Lisnaskea and Derrylin has reopened following last night's collision in which a 27 year old man died. Police continue to investigate the collision. Officers can be contacted by calling 101.


25 Apr 2015 09:00 • Editorial Department

A rare chance to seize some Croke Park silverware

Fermanagh will hope to bring their National League campaign to a successful conclusion on Saturday evening when they take on Armagh in the Division Three final at Croke Park.

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24 Apr 2015 20:50 • Sarah Saunderson

Serious two vehicle collision between Lisnaskea and Derrylin

Police have closed the Lisnaskea Road in both directions between Lisnaskea and Derrylin following a serious two vehicle collision. Motorists are advised to seek an alternative route.


24 Apr 2015 20:00 • Editorial Department

Winner takes all in Bawnacre clash

It’s a winner takes all scenario at the Bawnacre this Saturday as the top two teams in Division Two clash in the final game of the season with the league title up for grabs.

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24 Apr 2015 20:00 • Gareth Cauldwell

Experienced McCluskey keen to secure silver lining to good campaign

Experienced Fermanagh defender Ryan McCluskey says that Fermanagh are going to have to show a clear improvement from their last meeting with Armagh if they are to come away from Croke Park on Saturday night as Division Three champions.

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24 Apr 2015 19:00 • Editorial Department

McGrath hoping Croker’s wide open spaces will suit this Fermanagh team

Fermanagh manager Pete McGrath says his players are relishing the prospect of taking on Armagh at Croke Park in Saturday’s NFL Division Three final.

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24 Apr 2015 18:00 • Editorial Department

McConville expects a lot of changes to Armagh team as they get into championship mode

All-Ireland and double All Star award winner Oisín McConville says Saturday’s league final between his own county and Fermanagh is one he is “very interested in”.

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24 Apr 2015 17:30 • Rodney Edwards

General Election 2015: 'Busy’ Alliance candidate

THE Alliance Party’s Hannah Su hasn’t visited Fermanagh once since announcing her intention to run for Westminster.


24 Apr 2015 15:30 • Rodney Edwards

General Election 2015: Resist ‘Tory austerity’- Gildernew

SINN Fein’s Michelle Gildernew took time out of canvassing to help launch her party’s manifesto on Monday in which she declared her commitment to resist the “agenda of Tory austerity.”


24 Apr 2015 15:00 • Editorial Department

Tweets of the Week - did you make it?

Oran McDonald @McDonald_94 Last night I dreamt that I was in Fermanagh with the band Pink Floyd, whom I don’t even listen to. They’re good lads though.

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24 Apr 2015 13:30 • Rodney Edwards

General Election 2015: Country yearning for hope, says UUP leader

UNIONISTS put on a united front again at the weekend as they joined forces to campaign for Westminster candidate Tom Elliott. Democratic Unionist MLAs Arlene Foster and Lord Maurice Morrow met with UUP leader Mike Nesbitt and other unionists in Fivemiletown on Saturday as part of the pact between the two parties.


24 Apr 2015 11:30 • Rodney Edwards

General Election 2015: I’ll promote local produce, says Coyle

FERMANAGH products such as O’Doherty’s ‘Black Bacon and Tickety Moo Ice Cream should be promoted to the world, says the SDLP’s John Coyle.


24 Apr 2015 11:00 • Editorial Department

My ‘best ever race’ says Josh after first pole and win

Josh Elliott celebrated the greatest win of his career on Saturday when he won the second round of the Pirelli National Superstock 1000 at Brands Hatch.

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24 Apr 2015 11:00 • Lily Dane

Looking Back: Lisbellaw Mill to Close

Pictured in The Impartial Reporter, 50 years ago, are Arthur Gilroy, Lisbellaw, who is 62, and his assistant, John McPhillips, aged 19, of Drumod, Lisbellaw. The photo caption - from the edition dated April 22, 1965 - records they are seen here warping the yarn. (See report in the Looking Back column below). Also pictured are Thomas Lindsay (on right) and William Beatty of Kilmore North, Maguiresbridge, examining the tweed at it comes from the shrinking machine. The Impartial Reporter, April 22, 1965.

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24 Apr 2015 09:30 • Rodney Edwards

General Election 2015: Jones ‘overwhelmed’ by support for Greens

GREEN Party’s Westminster candidate Tanya Jones addressed her party’s election manifesto launch last week, saying it was her desire to “build our vision of politics for the common good.”


24 Apr 2015 09:00 • Rodney Edwards

Fantastic mum of three dies weeks after cancer diagnosis

THE heartbroken husband of Enniskillen woman Paula Johnston who died last week six weeks after being diagnosed with cancer says he has lost his “irreplaceable friend.”

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23 Apr 2015 20:00 • Editorial Department

Opinion - Marty McGrath - No feeling like the Croke Park feeling

Emerging from the tunnel and walking in the footsteps of so many legendary Gaels onto the pitch at Croke Park has to be the ultimate honour.

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23 Apr 2015 19:00 • Rodney Edwards

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23 Apr 2015 17:30 • Rodney Edwards

Let's Talk: Gildernew tells young people she won’t take her seat

Fermanagh-south Tyrone Westminster candidates Michelle Gildernew (Sinn Fein), Tom Elliott (UUP), John Coyle (SDLP) and Tanya Jones (Green) have taken part in a 'Let's Talk' event in Enniskillen, organised by Youth Action NI.


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