Authors

Lily Dane

Lily Dane

Journalist

Below are stories by Lily Dane.

Follow Lily Dane on social media at any of the following links:

Facebook Facebook Twitter Twitter

30 Aug 2014 10:00 • Lily Dane

Fermanagh man who survived cancer raised thousands for Macmillan in mayoral year

Fermanagh man, Martin Reilly really enjoyed his year as First Citizen of Londonderry -- a rewarding position, only recently completed.

Social: Comments0 comments

29 Aug 2014 11:00 • Lily Dane

Those were the days: Letterbreen Wins Five-A-Side

Photographs featured in The Impartial Reporter, August 27, 1964: The Letterbreen team which defeated Enniskillen Rangers by four goals to one in the five-a-side football competition field at Florencecourt on 19th inst. In the team were in front (from left) Oliver Quinn, Gordon Elliott (back row) Paul Quinn, Jim McBride, Collum Hopkins. Soaring High: Clearing the bar in the high jump is Gordon Thompson, Ballinamallard, a competitor at the sports.

Social: Comments0 comments

27 Aug 2014 12:08 • Lily Dane

Jacqui on course for 'Share to Crom and back' swim

A 10 mile challenge on Upper Lough Erne this Saturday, August 30, is set to go swimmingly for Jacqui McVicker, who is leading a team of Share Discovery Village staff.

Social:

27 Aug 2014 10:08 • Lily Dane

Crom Estate's annual bat event returns

Crom Estate, one of Northern Ireland’s most important sites for bats, is hosting a Bat Night tomorrow evening, Thursday, August 28, with the return of its Bat Detectives.

Social:

26 Aug 2014 11:19 • Lily Dane

Updated: 15 year old arrested following report of an assault at the Round O

A 15 year old male youth has been arrested following a report of an assault at the Round O, Enniskillen on Sunday, August 24.

Social:

25 Aug 2014 17:00 • Lily Dane

Call for more unwanted bikes to help Gambian pupils to get to school

Enniskillen Rotary Club remains in top gear in its backing for the Jole Rider (Bikes4Africa) project - an initiative which refurbishes second-hand bicycles, that have been donated, and delivers them to African schools.

Social: Comments0 comments

22 Aug 2014 11:00 • Lily Dane

New ‘cot’ for island farmers

Pictured 50 years ago is the “Cot” for the island farmers moored at Corradillar Quay after her voyage down the Colebrooke River.

Social: Comments0 comments

13 Aug 2014 15:14 • Lily Dane

Ongoing Entertainment at Kesh Festival

This year’s “Maid of Lough Erne” Kesh Festival Programme is continuing to provide a feast of entertainment in Kesh and its environs.

Social:

8 Aug 2014 12:30 • Lily Dane

Former Head’s grandson weds at Portora

A marriage ceremony conducted in Portora Royal School Chapel, Enniskillen, in the Diocese of Clogher, on Monday afternoon, July 28, was very much an historic occasion.

Social: Comments0 comments

1 Aug 2014 17:00 • Lily Dane

Rowing coach holds wedding reception in boat house

The Boat Club at Portora Royal School’s boathouse proved the perfect setting last Saturday afternoon (July 26) for the wedding reception of Dave and Helen Ewart - who both hold close connections with Portora.

Social: Comments0 comments

26 Jul 2014 20:00 • Lily Dane

Jayne willing to go the extra mile for a job she loves

‘If you want something done, ask a busy person to do it’ is a quote which would certainly apply to Fermanagh woman, Jayne Thompson, PTA-NI Adviser.

Social: Comments0 comments

25 Jul 2014 11:00 • Lily Dane

Those were the days:

This photograph (believed to have been taken around the 1950s) shows two young Maguiresbridge men - Hugh and Bartley Downey - on one of their many visits to Drumlone, Lisbellaw, which was their homeplace. The picture was kindly submitted by Noel Downey of Maguiresbridge, whose father Hugh Downey is pictured on the left. Noel points out that sadly Bartley (his father’s brother) is no longer with us.

Social: Comments0 comments

24 Jul 2014 17:00 • Lily Dane

‘Freak accident’ on pitch almost cost young footballer his life

A talented young footballer from Fermanagh, who sustained a freak sports injury which almost cost him his life, is still recovering from the effects of a split pancreas - an injury which his father says is “extremely rare”. “They reckon it’s about one in a million,” claimed Cyril Beacom from Maguiresbridge.

Social: Comments0 comments

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.

Social: Comments0 comments

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.

Social:

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.

Social:

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.

Social: Comments0 comments

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!

Social: Comments0 comments

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.

Social: Comments0 comments

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.

Social:

Authors | Search

Not find what you were looking for? You can filter this section using the links below.