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2 Mar 2015 10:00 • Lily Dane

Sadness at death of innovative GP

The Funeral Mass was held at St. Patrick’s Church, Donagh, on Tuesday morning, for Dr. Norbert Lynch, a highly regarded retired Fermanagh GP.

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28 Feb 2015 10:00 • Lily Dane

Secret wedding couple become Facebook hit

Newlyweds Tanya Gilmore and William West have been “totally overwhelmed” by all the congratulatory messages they have received following their weekend wedding, a closely guarded secret.

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27 Feb 2015 11:00 • Lily Dane

Looking Back: Social evening

The Impartial Reporter, January 21, 1965: Hugh Hopper, Fivemiletown, and Hazel Breen, Tempo, dance together after Fivemiletown Y.U. dinner on Friday evening. The Fivemiletown Young Unionists dinner was held in the Commercial Hotel, Lisnaskea.

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25 Feb 2015 12:45 • Lily Dane

Family goes the extra mile to say thanks after Dearbhla’s heart surgery

When little Dearbhla Farry underwent open heart surgery in Birmingham Children’s Hospital last year, her parents Pauric and Deirdre found it very reassuring to stay in the nearby Ronald McDonald House, moments from their child’s bedside.

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22 Feb 2015 18:00 • Lily Dane

Well-known volunteer Blodwen Espley dies

A Thanksgiving Service was held at Rossorry Parish Church, Enniskillen, yesterday afternoon, Wednesday, for Mrs. Blodwen Espley, a well-known and popular member of the Fermanagh community.

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22 Feb 2015 12:30 • Lily Dane

Adults making baptisms show their trust in following Jesus

Sixteen people “sought to be obedient to Christ by being baptised” at a widely attended baptism service held at Fermanagh Christian Fellowship on Sunday.

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20 Feb 2015 11:00 • Lily Dane

Looking Back: Three “Daleks” in Enniskillen

Our Looking Back photograph captures a scene from 50 years ago - February 11, 1965. Pictured are three Enniskillen Wolf Cubs (from left) - Terry Irwin, Howard Thornton and Robert Given, with the Daleks which won the first three prizes in a competition in which over 30 Daleks were entered. The boys made the Dalek outfits themselves, and the contest was held on parents’ night on 1st inst.

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13 Feb 2015 11:00 • Lily Dane

Looking Back: Fermanagh County Library

January 21, 1965: Mr. James Nawn, librarian, shows a Trinity College student, William Vaughan, Enniskillen, some books in a section of the Fermanagh County Library in Darling Street.

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12 Feb 2015 13:00 • Lily Dane

Death of respected retired director of motor business

A retired director of T.P. Topping Ltd, Enniskillen, Crawford Little, a popular and widely-known member of the Fermanagh community, passed away this week.

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10 Feb 2015 15:00 • Lily Dane

Previously unseen works by T.P. Flanagan to go on display

A major exhibition of works by one of the most important and influential landscape painters of his generation, Fermanagh born T.P. Flanagan (1929 to 2011) is to be held at Bonhams Dublin office at Molesworth Street in Dublin from March 3 to 20, 2015.

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6 Feb 2015 12:00 • Lily Dane

Void in family’s lives after death of much-loved teenager

The family of Enniskillen teenager Nathan Convey-Alexander have been left with a major void in their lives following the much-loved schoolboy’s recent unexpected passing.

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28 Jan 2015 10:00 • Lily Dane

Birdwatching makes most of bright and beautiful day

The RSPB’s Big Schools’ Birdwatch proved “a brilliant experience” for pupils of St. Ronan’s Primary School, Lisnaskea.

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27 Jan 2015 15:00 • Lily Dane

New meeting place for nursing support group

A successful Fermanagh group, Breastfriends has just met at its new location for the first time.

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27 Jan 2015 10:00 • Lily Dane

Prevention better than cure when it comes to children’s mental health

“Prevention is better than cure” is the view of Paul Kellagher, a Children Services’ Manager with Action for Children throughout Northern Ireland, including Fermanagh.

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25 Jan 2015 10:00 • Lily Dane

Fingerprint work is a world first

‘A world first’ in research is the end result of Fermanagh woman Helen McMorris’s final year undergraduate dissertation project at Abertay University in Scotland.

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24 Jan 2015 15:00 • Lily Dane

Death of popular minister who was a gifted preacher and played rugby for Ulster

Popular clergyman Canon Alfred Stanley O’Connor, who lived and served in Fermanagh for many years, passed away peacefully at his Stewartstown home last Monday, January 12, 2015, aged 94.

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20 Jan 2015 15:00 • Lily Dane

‘Sometimes, we need to stop and ask for directions’

The weights that slow us down” were the subject of Raymond Farrell, the speaker at Fermanagh Christian Fellowship on Sunday morning, who believes “life is a journey, and sometimes we need to stop and ask for directions.”

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16 Jan 2015 11:00 • Lily Dane

Looking Back: Samuel Beckett and William Scott

A unique event previously highlighted in Looking Back, relating to 25 years ago, were the deaths, within a week of each other, of two figures with world-wide reputations, both of whom spent their schooldays in Enniskillen in the 1920s. The writer, Samuel Beckett, died in Paris on December 23, and the painter William Scott, died at his home in Somerset, on December 28. The photographs appeared in The Impartial Reporter, January 4, 1990.

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15 Jan 2015 14:00 • Lily Dane

Eoin one of three ‘precious’ pupils to have recently died

Tribute is paid this week to a special Fermanagh boy - a much-loved youngster who always “had a smile on his face” - who passed away in the run-up to Christmas.

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9 Jan 2015 13:00 • Lily Dane

Hope’s appointment as High Sheriff ‘a real privilege’

Her appointment as Sheriff of County Fermanagh for 2015 has been described this week as “a very real privilege” by Mrs. Hope Kerr from Enniskillen (pictured).

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