Meadhbh Monahan

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27 Nov 2014 18:30 • Meadhbh Monahan

Elliott says ‘no issue’ using public money to employ convicted criminal

UUP MLA Tom Elliott states that “there was never any issue around” the fact that he used public money to employ a convicted criminal.

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27 Nov 2014 13:00 • Meadhbh Monahan

82-year-old mother vows to fight Trust decision to cut day care for Sean

“Scandalous” is how the 82-year-old mother of a severely disabled man has described a decision by the Western Trust to cut his 20 hours a week at the Killadeas Day Care Centre.

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27 Nov 2014 12:51 • Meadhbh Monahan

Devenish Island gravestone damaged by fire

A nineteenth century grave stone, marking the grave of the parents of the ‘last prince of Fermanagh’ on Devenish Island has been damaged by fire.


24 Nov 2014 12:01 • Meadhbh Monahan

Growing Fermanagh Enterprise stretches out

Fermanagh’s “latent entrepreneurial attitude and flair” was celebrated last Thursday at the official opening of Fermanagh Enterprise’s latest site.

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23 Nov 2014 12:00 • Meadhbh Monahan

Trust savings not consistent with any plan - McKinney

HEALTH officials are “slicing low hanging fruit and running completely contrary to the Transforming Your Care plans,” according to SDLP Health spokesman Fearghal McKinney.

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22 Nov 2014 19:00 • Meadhbh Monahan

McPhillips says he will be 'part of' Westminster selection 'process'

“I will be part of the process” of selecting an SDLP candidate for Fermanagh/South Tyrone, says Erne East Councillor Richie McPhillips, who refuses to be drawn on whether he is the favourite to contest the Westminster seat.

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22 Nov 2014 11:00 • Meadhbh Monahan

Modernisation will mean the end of rural P.O.

Ten of Fermanagh’s 46 post offices are to be modernised, with most relocating to a retail store, by March 2015.

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21 Nov 2014 17:00 • Meadhbh Monahan

Hunger strike was ‘exceptional’ and there will be no pact this time around

“Exceptional circumstances” led to SDLP candidate Austin Currie standing aside in the 1981 Fermanagh/South Tyrone by-election, SDLP leader Alasdair McDonnell tells The Impartial Reporter.

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20 Nov 2014 14:00 • Meadhbh Monahan

Fermanagh Trust hits out at MLA and says it is not ‘hostage to any political party’

FERMANAGH Trust has hit out at SDLP MLA Alex Attwood, who claimed that projects receiving money from the Social Investment Fund (SIF) were the First and deputy First Ministers’ “favoured loyalist and republican projects”.

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20 Nov 2014 13:00 • Meadhbh Monahan

ELO to strut on to stage with Grease

“The strut took a while to perfect but it’s fun to be that cocky,” says Conor Hughes, aka Danny Zuko.

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16 Nov 2014 17:00 • Meadhbh Monahan

The future’s bright, the future’s... purple

A PURPLE shield containing a logo that depicts Fermanagh’s lakelands and Omagh’s Sperrin mountains has been agreed by Fermanagh and Omagh Shadow Councillors.

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16 Nov 2014 14:00 • Meadhbh Monahan

SDLP "will not be distracted" by electoral pacts

A PACT between the SDLP and Sinn Féin in Fermanagh South Tyrone in the forthcoming Westminster election was ruled out by SDLP leader Alasdair McDonnell at the party conference in Belfast yesterday.


16 Nov 2014 12:00 • Meadhbh Monahan

Three violent offences reported locally a day in September

OVER 400 crimes were reported to police in Fermanagh and south Tyrone in one month.

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15 Nov 2014 12:00 • Meadhbh Monahan

Cannabis factories ‘often in rural areas’

“CANNABIS factories are being uncovered in many different properties, from one bedroom flats and houses, through to large disused commercial properties; we know that this type of activity often takes place in isolated rural locations.”

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27 Oct 2014 08:30 • Meadhbh Monahan

The yoga teacher with the flexibility for business

It’s very rewarding to do what your heart tells you to do; that’s the biggest benefit of being self-employed.”

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24 Oct 2014 17:00 • Meadhbh Monahan

Mum-of-five’s selfless act as she rescues stranger’s drowning dog

Would you risk your life to rescue an animal? It’s not something we often have to ponder, but, for Ederney mum-of-five Julie Beacom it was a quandary she faced last Monday, while out for an evening stroll.

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24 Oct 2014 13:02 • Meadhbh Monahan

Tamboran launch legal action

FRACKING company Tamboran initiated legal action against two Stormont Ministers today.


23 Oct 2014 14:30 • Meadhbh Monahan

Matthew’s local knowledge key to creation of 49 jobs

ENNISKILLEN Chartered Accountant Matthew Martin says that the “abundance of talent” in call centre and insurance sales in Fermanagh was the main reason for locating an insurance contact centre in the town.

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23 Oct 2014 13:00 • Meadhbh Monahan

Services you have here will change, health officials warn

The stark reality of the “unprecedented” pressures on the local health service were laid bare at a public meeting last Thursday night in Enniskillen.

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23 Oct 2014 13:00 • Meadhbh Monahan

Lusby: £30 million of cuts are huge

Meadhbh Monahan spoke to Deputy Chief Executive of the Western Trust Joe Lusby ahead of the implementation of up to £30 million in cuts to health services across Fermanagh, Omagh and Londonderry.

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