29 Aug 2015 09:00 • Lily Dane
Last post for Joan who put her own stamp on job for 16 years
A well-known and popular face at Cornagrade Road Post Office, Enniskillen, Joan O’Hanlon is set to step down from her long held position today (Thursday).
28 Aug 2015 11:00 • Lily Dane
Looking Back: Fermanagh County Show
The Impartial Reporter, August 26, 1965:
The Ulster Dairy Queen (Miss Philomena O’Reilly) presenting the Championship Cup for the best bacon carcase at Fermanagh County Show on Tuesday to Mr. Edwin D. Bruce. See 50 Years Ago column.
23 Aug 2015 16:30 • Lily Dane
Scout at Jamboree as Japanese mark 70 years since Hiroshima
A Fermanagh teenager shares his experiences this week after returning from the 23rd World Scout Jamboree in Japan, where the 70th anniversary of the Hiroshima bombing has been marked this month, August.
21 Aug 2015 18:00 • Lily Dane
First class Law graduate Melanie inspired by her late sister
Inspirational Fermanagh mother of two, Melanie Grimsley, who was seriously injured in a car fire in 1988, which claimed the life of her older sister, recently graduated with a first class honours degree in law at the Ulster University’s Magee Campus in Londonderry.
16 Aug 2015 15:00 • Lily Dane
New library needs disabled parking on its doorstep, says user
A Lisnaskea resident is appealing for the creation of a disabled parking space directly outside Lisnaskea’s new state of the art library, which was officially opened in June this year.
16 Aug 2015 13:00 • Lily Dane
A level results to arrive during Megan’s reign as Kesh Maid
It’s certainly proving an exciting time for the Maid of Lough Erne 2015, Megan Vance, who today, Thursday, is due to receive her A Level results.
12 Aug 2015 15:00 • Lily Dane
Proposed Killadeas sensory garden ‘a tremendous project’
A proposed sensory garden and recreational area for Killadeas Day Care Centre based at Lackaghboy Business Centre, Enniskillen, has been described as “a tremendous project.”
11 Aug 2015 10:00 • Lily Dane
Summer school allows young people to engage with their heritage
SEFF’s seventh Ulster Scots Summer School, attended by over 70 young people, aged seven to 16 years, once again has been hailed a major success.
31 Jul 2015 11:00 • Lily Dane
Looking Back: Fashion Show at Kesh School
As highlighted recently in our Looking Back column, the girls of Kesh County Secondary School left aside their school uniforms on 23rd June (50 years ago) to become mannequins for an evening, modelling frocks and dresses which they had made, before an audience of several hundred parents and friends. The caption below a photograph, published in The Impartial Reporter in July 1965, reads: A group of students of Kesh Secondary School who acted as mannequins at the fashion display at the school, wearing garments made by themselves in the needlework classes. Included are (from left) Maureen Thompson, Florence Coulter, Helen Robinson, Ann Moore, Esther Noble, Ann Seaney, Carol Greaves, Amanda Pursley, Rene Henderson and Rita Robinson.
30 Jul 2015 16:00 • Lily Dane
Fermanagh men beat the competition to become escorts at the Rose of Tralee
Two young men from Fermanagh are set to take up the honour of acting as Rose Escorts at this year’s upcoming Rose of Tralee International Festival in Tralee, Co. Kerry, one of Ireland’s largest and longest running festivals.
24 Jul 2015 11:00 • Lily Dane
Looking Back: Collegiate Guides off on trip to Switzerland
An image from The Impartial Reporter, July 22, 1965, captures a trip, 50 years ago, to Switzerland by Collegiate Guides. The party of Girl Guides from Enniskillen Collegiate School who set off last week for a visit to Switzerland. Miss Barbara Chapman (on left) who is Captain of Guides at the school, was in charge of the party.
21 Jul 2015 16:30 • Lily Dane
Village with a rich history looks to the future
The development of the Termon Complex in the Pettigo and Tullyhommon area is a major sign of progress in this beautifully scenic cross-border location, which is steeped in history and heritage.