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19 Sep 2014 11:00 • Lily Dane

Those were the days: A story from Dublin

Photograph from The Impartial Reporter, September 10, 1964: Professor Owen O’Mahoney, famous for his “Meet the Clans” programme on Radio Eireann, regales Dr. Edward Forster, of Rosslea, and his wife, Rosemary, with amusing anecdotes during an interval at the National Trust Ball at Castlecoole, Enniskillen.

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14 Sep 2014 11:30 • Lily Dane

St. Comhghall’s celebrate the best results in their history

The Principal of St. Comhghall’s College, Lisnaskea, in his prize night speech, reported that 2013/14 “was another extremely successful year”.

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12 Sep 2014 16:00 • Lily Dane

A man who was ‘inspirational’ for Fermanagh tourism

Tributes continue to be paid this week to Rodney Watson, Managing Director of the Killyhevlin Hotel, Enniskillen, whose unexpected passing on Sunday has been met with much shock and sadness in the community and beyond.

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12 Sep 2014 15:01 • Lily Dane

Resurfacing works on A4 Ballagh Road, Clogher, starting today

The start of a £165,000 resurfacing scheme on A4 Ballagh Road, Clogher, recently announced by Transport Minister Danny Kennedy, was starting today.

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12 Sep 2014 14:00 • Lily Dane

Rodney Watson’s funeral told of a ‘kind hearted and most generous’ person

Around 600 people turned out yesterday afternoon, Wednesday, to pay their respects to Mr. Rodney Watson, Managing Director of the Killyhevlin Hotel, “a people person” whose sudden passing at his home on Sunday, September 7, has been met with immense shock and sadness in Fermanagh and farther afield.

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12 Sep 2014 11:00 • Lily Dane

Those were the days: Carer of the Year

September 14, 1989: Mrs. Maureen Muldoon is pictured pouring a cup of tea for Mrs. Mary Cunningham, Market Street, Enniskillen. The report from 25 years ago records that Mrs. Muldoon was in line for the “Carer of the Year” award, being one of six finalists - the only representative from Northern Ireland - in the Telecom caring award scheme. See Looking Back, 25 years ago.

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5 Sep 2014 11:00 • Lily Dane

Those were the days: Brother and sister begin to paint a brighter picture

Thursday, September 7, 1989: Robbie and Kerry Maxwell, left, children of John and Marion Maxwell, Bellanaleck, enjoying their painting session at the new Enniskillen Integrated Primary School which opened last week. Their father is chairman of the board of governors of the school.

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4 Sep 2014 16:00 • Lily Dane

Founder’s pride as Integrated PS celebrates 25 years

The start of the new school term at Enniskillen Integrated Primary this week marked a significant milestone.

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1 Sep 2014 16:01 • Lily Dane

US Tour Operators in Fermanagh exploring American WWII Connection

American tour operators recently stopped off in the county to explore its American WWII connection.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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