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19 Oct 2014 12:00 • Meadhbh Monahan
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”.
13 Oct 2014 09:00 • Meadhbh Monahan
Starting your own business can be a “lonely” experience, but “it’s great to be your own boss”, says Lisnaskea graphic designer Ronan Cassidy.
12 Oct 2014 15:00 • Meadhbh Monahan
A high-tech sound system installed in Enniskillen Townhall in March this year has been criticised by a Councillor who “can’t hear anything.”
12 Oct 2014 10:00 • Meadhbh Monahan
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.
11 Oct 2014 10:00 • Meadhbh Monahan
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.
9 Oct 2014 16:00 • Meadhbh Monahan
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.”
9 Oct 2014 14:00 • Meadhbh Monahan
MEET the World’s oldest best man.
9 Oct 2014 13:00 • Meadhbh Monahan
A £1.9 million riverside leisure trail through Enniskillen has been postponed due to a legal challenge.
2 Oct 2014 13:00 • Meadhbh Monahan
Hundreds of mourners attended the memorial service of highly regarded yoga teacher Colin Brown last Sunday.
30 Sep 2014 19:08 • Meadhbh Monahan
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.
22 Sep 2014 11:00 • Meadhbh Monahan
Sarah Taggart’s first words were “mummy, daddy and horse”.
19 Sep 2014 14:30 • Meadhbh Monahan
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.
8 Sep 2014 08:30 • Meadhbh Monahan
Business is always stressful,” says Martin McGovern, proprietor of The Devenish Bar and Jazzey’s Restaurant, Cocktail and Wine Bar.
30 Aug 2014 15:00 • Meadhbh Monahan
NUMBER one restaurant in the world.
30 Aug 2014 12:00 • Meadhbh Monahan
The 2014 All Ireland Senior Button Accordion Champion is Michael Curran (pictured), from Fivemiletown.
26 Aug 2014 17:16 • Meadhbh Monahan
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.
25 Aug 2014 12:00 • Meadhbh Monahan
LOCAL firms are relying on the ongoing construction boom in England to stay afloat.
22 Aug 2014 14:00 • Meadhbh Monahan
The final touches are underway on a curach that has been built from scratch by community based organisation Row the Erne.
21 Aug 2014 15:00 • Meadhbh Monahan
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.
21 Aug 2014 14:00 • Meadhbh Monahan
TRIBUTES were paid this week to UUP stalwart Sam Foster, 82, who died on Tuesday.