Lily Dane

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18 Jul 2014 11:00 • Lily Dane

Those were the days: Last Day at Mullaghmeen School

July 16, 1964: Fifty years ago and the pupils of Mullaghmeen Primary School, between Enniskillen and Ballinamallard, are pictured on their last day at the school. Included are some former pupils who returned for the farewell party which marking the closing of the school on Friday.

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16 Jul 2014 13:35 • Lily Dane

Children can get on their bikes in Florence Court and experience nature

'A really long bike ride in Florence Court' is listed among top 'things to do' as the National Trust campaigns to connect children with the natural world.


30 Jun 2014 19:00 • Lily Dane

Fermanagh people share in US Independence Day event

Fermanagh people involved with the recent American WWII commemorative events in the county were invited by U.S. Consul General Gregory Burton to his Independence Day event in Belfast on Friday.


29 Jun 2014 17:00 • Lily Dane

Protest for restricted Newtownbutler parade

The Newtownbutler Border Defenders’ Flute Band Parade due to take place in Newtownbutler next Friday evening, July 4 has had conditions imposed by the Parades Commission.

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28 Jun 2014 16:00 • Lily Dane

Suits you sir! Rotarians meet Armani on annual trip

Rubbing shoulders with acclaimed Italian fashion designer Giorgio Armani proved a hugely exciting aspect of the Rotary Club of Enniskillen’s recent Mediterranean travels - certainly for two delighted wives in the party!

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27 Jun 2014 09:30 • Lily Dane

Caring four-year-old cuts hair for cancer charity

Young Aoife Curry (right) - who was all set to have her hair cut for the Little Princess Trust yesterday, Wednesday - is the cause of much pride at Small Fry Community Playgroup in Maguiresbridge.

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26 Jun 2014 14:00 • Lily Dane

Centenarian passes away after birthday

A centenarian, who delighted in celebrating her 100th birthday on May 30, 2014, has passed away at the South West Acute Hospital, Enniskillen, on June 19, 2014.


22 Jun 2014 15:00 • Lily Dane

Outstanding volunteer Marj hosts party

A recent gathering in Mahon’s Hotel, Irvinestown was organised as an expression of gratitude by Marj Aitken, winner of the Margaret Wilson perpetual award for outstanding voluntary endeavour.

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20 Jun 2014 11:00 • Lily Dane

Those were the days: In the grounds of Tempo Manor

Pictured 50 years ago in The Impartial Reporter on June 11, 1964 are Charles (now the well-known Enniskillen actor, Charlie Lawson, who is set to return to Coronation Street) and Mary Lawson admiring flowers in the grounds of Tempo Manor, home of Sir John and Lady Langham, which was open to the public on Saturday afternoon. Charles and Mary are the children of Mr. and Mrs. Q.Y. Lawson, Little Derryinch, Enniskillen.

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20 Jun 2014 11:00 • Lily Dane

Teens prepare for US conference

Fermanagh teenagers - whose families have lost loved ones through terrorism - are setting off to a Global Terrorism Conference in the United States of America this July.

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13 Jun 2014 11:00 • Lily Dane

Those were the days: R.U.C. Sports at Broadmeadow

The Impartial Reporter, June 11, 1964, featured competitors at the R.U.C. Sports, held at the Broadmeadow.

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12 Jun 2014 13:00 • Lily Dane

Pedestrian killed in accident had ‘love for family and friends’

The funeral service took place this week at Donacavey Parish Church, Fintona, for the pedestrian who lost his life in a weekend road collision in Fermanagh.


6 Jun 2014 11:00 • Lily Dane

Those were the days: Fivemiletown Girl Guides are unbeatable

An image from the Impartial Reporter, 50 years ago, focuses on the achievements of Fivemiletown Girl Guides. The June 1964 caption noted: A unique record of success has been established by the Fivemiletown Girl Guides who for the fourth year in succession have won the Captain Ball Cup in a games tournament in which all Guide Companies in Tyrone compete. In the centre, holding the cup, is the captain, Miss Doris Orr. From left are: Carol Holmes, Dorothy Morrow, Roberta Hopper, Sheila Primrose, Laura Irvine, Betty Hunter and Beryl Hopper.

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4 Jun 2014 19:04 • Lily Dane

Shining examples for Shine N.I. Charity

Pupils at a Fermanagh primary school are set to be shining examples for a special cause next week.


3 Jun 2014 09:30 • Lily Dane

Gearing up for the Fermanagh 'Ride to Remember' bike ride

Cyclists in Fermanagh and Tyrone are being encouraged to put pedal power to the test and take to the roads in the ‘Ride to Remember’ bike ride on behalf of the British Heart Foundation Northern Ireland.


2 Jun 2014 11:15 • Lily Dane

Termon Complex in Pettigo opens its doors

The Termon Complex in Pettigo, a state of the art multi-use complex for sport and entertainment, has just opened its doors.


30 May 2014 11:00 • Lily Dane

Those were the days: Premier's Clogher Valley visit

Last week’s Looking Back column, 50 years ago (May 18, 1964) featured a visit to the Clogher Valley by the Premier.

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23 May 2014 11:00 • Lily Dane

Those were the days: ‘Brown Sugar’ - Dramatic Achievement in Fivemiletown

Highlighted in last week’s Looking Back column (May 18, 1939) were members of The Valley Players, a new amateur theatrical party in Fivemiletown. The article from 75 years ago recorded that they gave two very excellent performances of ‘Brown Sugar,’ a three-act comedy by Lady (Arthur) Lever in the Parochial Hall, Fivemiletown, on Tuesday and last (Wednesday) evening. It noted the programme was itself imposing and impressive with a photograph of the players reproduced. Pictured in The Impartial Reporter 75 years ago - are The Valley Players in ‘Brown Sugar’. Back Row - Freddie Williams, William Henderson, Lily Boyd, Derrick Johnston, George Cronin, Babs Morrison, Archie Givan. Front Row - Sam Crawford, Stella Watson, Sam Gamble, Louie Johnston, Robert Bamford, Phyllis Montgomery. Fivemiletown, 16th and 17th May, 1939.

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16 May 2014 11:00 • Lily Dane

Those were the days: Table Tennis Champions

The Trory table tennis team, winners of the Division 11 of the Fermanagh Table Tennis League, pictured in The Impartial Reporter, May 14, 1964 - Left, holding the Silver Cup, are Derek Thompson (on left) and Desmond McFarlane; behind, William Thompson, captain of the team (on left) and Basil Johnston.

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15 May 2014 14:00 • Lily Dane

Widow killed on way home from husband’s grave

The grieving sons of Bridie Kelly, who died following a recent road traffic collision in Enniskillen, paid tribute to her this week, describing her as a ‘brilliant’ mother.

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