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19 Oct 2014 12:00 • Meadhbh Monahan

1,236 overtime hours to police Belcoo frack site

Ten police officers claimed a total overtime of 1,236 hours while policing anti-fracking protests during three weeks this summer. Police admit that the policing operation at the 22 day anti-fracking camp at the Belcoo quarry was “resource intensive for the PSNI”.

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13 Oct 2014 09:00 • Meadhbh Monahan

Late nights and learning as you go, but life is sweet since founding SugarProjects

Starting your own business can be a “lonely” experience, but “it’s great to be your own boss”, says Lisnaskea graphic designer Ronan Cassidy.

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12 Oct 2014 15:00 • Meadhbh Monahan

Silence not golden as Councillor can’t hear debate in £21,000 reconfigured Chamber

A high-tech sound system installed in Enniskillen Townhall in March this year has been criticised by a Councillor who “can’t hear anything.”

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12 Oct 2014 10:00 • Meadhbh Monahan

New Council could remove red coats

Fermanagh and Omagh Shadow Councillors are concerned that increased rates bills will be the only way to meet the cost of the Council taking responsibility for off-street car parks.

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11 Oct 2014 10:00 • Meadhbh Monahan

Wilde festival may go elsewhere as a result of funding halt

The inaugural Oscar Wilde festival currently being planned for Enniskillen on May Day 2015 may be held “somewhere else” as a result of the Northern Ireland Tourist Board’s decision to halt applications to its Tourism Events Fund.

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9 Oct 2014 16:00 • Meadhbh Monahan

Chairman on Council relations: nobody is shooting each other

Local Councillors deny that relationships between nationalists and unionists are deteriorating, with the DUP Chairman of the Council Bert Johnston stating: “At the end of the day, now, nobody is shooting each other.”

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9 Oct 2014 14:00 • Meadhbh Monahan

At 96, Ronald is world’s oldest best man

MEET the World’s oldest best man.

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9 Oct 2014 13:00 • Meadhbh Monahan

£1.9m town trail on hold due to legal challenge

A £1.9 million riverside leisure trail through Enniskillen has been postponed due to a legal challenge.

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2 Oct 2014 13:00 • Meadhbh Monahan

Tributes to yoga teacher who was an ‘inspiration’

Hundreds of mourners attended the memorial service of highly regarded yoga teacher Colin Brown last Sunday.

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30 Sep 2014 19:08 • Meadhbh Monahan

Breaking: Tamboran to seek two judicial reviews as their licence comes to an end

Tamboran Resources’ Petroleum Licence has not been extended and the fracking company is to take a judicial review against Environment Minister Mark H Durkan's decision on Belcoo quarry AND Enterprise Minister Arlene Foster's decision not to extend their licence.

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22 Sep 2014 11:00 • Meadhbh Monahan

Teething problems no hurdle to equine entrepreneur Sarah

Sarah Taggart’s first words were “mummy, daddy and horse”.

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19 Sep 2014 14:30 • Meadhbh Monahan

Brendan’s personal pilgrimage following his brother’s suicide

Lisnaskea-born Jesuit priest Brendan McManus was “half living” when he decided to tackle the Camino de Santiago; an 800km pilgrimage route through northern Spain.

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8 Sep 2014 08:30 • Meadhbh Monahan

How Martin went from making tables to turning tables

Business is always stressful,” says Martin McGovern, proprietor of The Devenish Bar and Jazzey’s Restaurant, Cocktail and Wine Bar.

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30 Aug 2014 15:00 • Meadhbh Monahan

Raw beef with ants anyone? The menu served up by a Fermanagh chef at number one restaurant

NUMBER one restaurant in the world.

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30 Aug 2014 12:00 • Meadhbh Monahan

Delight for all-Ireland accordion champion who keeps title in county

The 2014 All Ireland Senior Button Accordion Champion is Michael Curran (pictured), from Fivemiletown.

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26 Aug 2014 17:16 • Meadhbh Monahan

Policing Belcoo drill site cost almost £0.5 million

Almost half a million pounds was spent in three weeks, policing the protest camp that was set up at the Belcoo drill site, where Tamboran had intended to carry out exploratory drilling.

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25 Aug 2014 12:00 • Meadhbh Monahan

Firms relying on English building boom to stay afloat

LOCAL firms are relying on the ongoing construction boom in England to stay afloat.

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22 Aug 2014 14:00 • Meadhbh Monahan

Curach created using 17th century methods

The final touches are underway on a curach that has been built from scratch by community based organisation Row the Erne.

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21 Aug 2014 15:00 • Meadhbh Monahan

Lough Erne Resort to be bought by US billionaire

The Lough Erne Resort is to be purchased by Chicago-based options trader Tony Saliba and his family, for a price in the region of £8 million.

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21 Aug 2014 14:00 • Meadhbh Monahan

Sam ‘rose to high office but never forgot his roots’

TRIBUTES were paid this week to UUP stalwart Sam Foster, 82, who died on Tuesday.

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