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27 Mar 2015 13:00 • Meadhbh Monahan

Terrible loss of son who would have been a brilliant vet

“Jamie had his whole life planned out, but not this. No parent should ever have to bury their child.”

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27 Mar 2015 12:30

Man in 20s in hospital after car hits tree

A MAN in his 20s is in hospital following a one vehicle road traffic collision on the Enniskillen Road, outside Irvinestown, last night.

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27 Mar 2015 12:24 • Lily Dane

Pupils' Knockout Welcome for Boxing Legend Barry McGuigan

Popular boxing legend Barry McGuigan has just received a knockout welcome from pupils at two Fermanagh primary schools.

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27 Mar 2015 12:00 • Julie Kenwell

Castle may now be lit up to support charity

LOCAL government in Fermanagh could finally be switching on to visual support for charities in the county if an External Lighting Policy is accepted by Fermanagh and Omagh District Council.

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27 Mar 2015 11:15 • Rodney Edwards

Yvette Lunney dies following Belmore Street crash

A woman in her 40s has died following a car crash in Belmore Street, Enniskillen.

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27 Mar 2015 11:00 • Lily Dane

Looking Back: Champion Ploughman

The Champion Ploughman at the Fermanagh Ploughing Society’s match at Girgadis, Trillick, 50 years ago, was William Grey, of Lisnahanna, Trillick, winner of the Lawder and Fallis Cups, and two special prizes. Photo from The Impartial Reporter, March 25, 1965. See Looking Back below.

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27 Mar 2015 10:00 • Rodney Edwards

Work on southern by-pass could begin in 2017

PLANS for a southern bypass in Enniskillen, which could cost up to £30m, are expected to move to the next stage by next week, Regional Development Minister Danny Kennedy has said.

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26 Mar 2015 19:00 • Rodney Edwards

#fermanaghspake This Week is...

'Wee Change'

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26 Mar 2015 17:00 • Rodney Edwards

Green party’s Jones a neigh sayer when comes to two-horse race

THE battle for the Westminster seat in Fermanagh-south Tyrone has already started to stirrup the emotions after one politician described the election as a “two- horse race.”

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26 Mar 2015 16:00 • Rodney Edwards

AUDIO: SDLP's John Coyle ‘100 per cent confident’ of victory

SDLP Westminster hopeful John Coyle says he is “100 per cent confident” that he is going to win the election in May and unseat Sinn Fein’s Michelle Gildernew in Fermanagh-south Tyrone.

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26 Mar 2015 15:00 • Rodney Edwards

I’m not anti-Tom, says his TUV Chair cousin

TUV Fermanagh Chairman Alex Elliott has appeared to backtrack on comments he made about Tom Elliott, the Ulster Unionist Westminster candidate.

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26 Mar 2015 14:00 • Rodney Edwards

AUDIO: FST ‘staying Sinn Fein green’

THE sitting MP Michelle Gildernew used her election launch on Sunday to call on republicans to send out a message “that Fermanagh-south Tyrone is staying Sinn Fein green.”

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26 Mar 2015 13:00 • Julie Kenwell

Council chair to take home £24,200 a year

As the countdown to the new Fermanagh and Omagh Council (FODC) comes to an close, councillor allowances for the new body plan for the Chairman to take home an allowance of £24,200.

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26 Mar 2015 13:00 • Brian Donaldson

DARD will allow three per cent tolerance in under declaration of land for CAP

There will be a three per cent tolerance for farmers under declaring their land on the new Basic Payment Scheme forms, a DARD official has told Fermanagh farmers.

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26 Mar 2015 13:00 • Brian Donaldson

Schoolchildren’s farm safety ideas to be turned into video

The Ulster Bank has launched a farm safety initiative for schools which illustrates the potential dangers on a farm and how to stay safe.

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26 Mar 2015 13:00 • Brian Donaldson

New robotic milking display at Balmoral

The RUAS are excited to announce that Lely, in association with Draynes Farm, will host a live milking exhibition at the Balmoral Show from May 13-15. It will be the first live milking event at an exhibition in Northern Ireland.

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26 Mar 2015 13:00 • Brian Donaldson

Stop and Think SAFE when working at heights

The Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland is reminding farmers to put safety first when working at height.

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26 Mar 2015 13:00 • Brian Donaldson

Quad bikes are not toys - keep children safe

Being hit by, or run over by, farm machinery is the biggest single cause of children being killed on farms.

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26 Mar 2015 13:00 • Editorial Department

Mr. William (Willie) O'Neill

The death occurred at the South West Acute Hospital, Enniskillen, of William (Willie) O’Neill, a popular Newtownbutler plumbing contractor, of 14 Lurganboy Park, Newtownbutler.

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26 Mar 2015 10:00 • Editorial Department

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Darkness descends during eclipse

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