Lily Dane

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3 May 2015 10:00 • Lily Dane

Emma’s parents say thank you for her care with generous donation to ward

An appreciative Fermanagh family has made a generous donation to the South West Acute Hospital.

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1 May 2015 11:00 • Lily Dane

Golden jubilee of bowling at Enniskillen

An article uncovered in the archives of The Impartial Reporter focuses on ‘50 years of bowling at Enniskillen.’ Janet Brown, Enniskillen Bowling Club forwarded the article for the Looking Back column.

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29 Apr 2015 15:00 • Lily Dane

Eoin’s fun day raises money for hospital and Horizon West children’s hospice

‘Eoin’s Fun Day’ - held in Pettigo in memory of a much-loved Fermanagh boy - proved a most successful event at the weekend.

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29 Apr 2015 12:30 • Lily Dane

Pig houses that have been converted to provide guests with home comforts

New ‘Glamping’ Pods, offering a range of home comforts, have recently opened their doors at the National Trust’s Crom Estate, near Newtownbutler.

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26 Apr 2015 12:00 • Lily Dane

Walking on fire for Dad

An innovative charity event, “Walking on Fire for Dad” is being organised in June by the son and daughter of two Parkinson’s sufferers from Fermanagh.

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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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20 Apr 2015 15:00 • Lily Dane

Good Samaritan helped girl having an epileptic fit

The family of a 16 year old Fermanagh schoolgirl, who suffered an epileptic fit as she was making her way home from school, are very thankful to the Good Samaritans who came to her aid.

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28 Mar 2015 15:00 • Lily Dane

Sisters inspired by cousin to donate ponytails to charity

Three young Fermanagh sisters are all set to have their long ponytail hairstyles cut on behalf of two special causes, which they can very much relate to.

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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.


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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25 Mar 2015 10:00 • Lily Dane

Jeff to share his real story

It was at a crossroads in his life that Fermanagh man Jeff Ritchie decided to follow Jesus, having “walked away” from Him for a time.

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24 Mar 2015 09:00 • Lily Dane

1,500 bikes made new to be sent to Gambian children

Enniskillen Rotary Club and fellow Rotary Clubs around Ireland continue to be in top gear in their support for the Jole Rider (Bikes4Africa) project.

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20 Mar 2015 11:00 • Lily Dane

Looking Back: Annual Ploughing Contest

The Impartial Reporter, March 25, 1965 - Fermanagh Ploughing Society’s Annual Contest. All set for a spin on one of the new tractors at the Ploughing Match (50 years ago) are a group of youngsters (from left) - Derek Edgar, George Elliott, Tullyrain; and David and William Wilson, of Girgadis.

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17 Mar 2015 10:00 • Lily Dane

Eveline continues Rankin family tradition for longevity

Celebrating her 95th birthday last week was Eveline Rankin, who is helping maintain a family tradition for longevity.

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13 Mar 2015 11:00 • Lily Dane

Looking Back: Fashion Parade at Collegiate School

The Impartial Reporter, March 18, 1965 - One of the students at Enniskillen Collegiate School, Shirley Rankin, modelling a smart outfit during the fashion parade at the school last week. Members of the 2nd Enniskillen Girl Guide Company and one boy acted as models at the show, staged by the Guides and Messrs. D.F. Clarke, of Enniskillen. The fashion show was in aid of the Guide Cottage Fund.

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6 Mar 2015 11:00 • Lily Dane

Looking Back: New Rector

The Impartial Reporter, February 18, 1965: The new rector of Lack Parish, Rev. E. N. Rowe, chatting with the churchwardens, Messrs. George Bratton (on left) and Frank Crozier, Lack.

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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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