3 Jul 2015 10:01 • Meadhbh Monahan
Misery of 12 hour waits in A&E
Ten patients waited longer than 12 hours in South West Acute Hospital’s (SWAH) A&E last year contravening Ministerial guidelines, figures show. They also reveal that waiting time performance at A&E at SWAH has been getting worse.
The waiting times target is that 95 per cent of patients should be seen within four hours.
30 Jun 2015 13:00 • Meadhbh Monahan
Fairytale rise to success takes hard work and determination
The sign above Serendipity bridal boutique reads: ‘Your happily ever after begins here’.
25 Jun 2015 14:01 • Meadhbh Monahan
School run parents ask why roadworks started in term time
MOTORISTS in Enniskillen have faced long tailbacks this week as work got underway on a £500,000 bridge strengthening scheme at Johnston Bridge on the Cornagrade Road.
25 Jun 2015 13:35 • Meadhbh Monahan
Updated: 20 Liberty jobs to go but company 'committed' to Enniskillen
TWENTY Liberty Insurance jobs are to go in Enniskillen, with a further 250 voluntary redundancies to across its Cavan and Dublin offices over the next 18 months.
Liberty's Fermanagh contact centre which employs 210 people will be transferred to a third party customer service management provider.
25 Jun 2015 11:43 • Meadhbh Monahan
Breaking: Liberty Insurance to cut jobs in Cavan and Enniskillen
Liberty Insurance is to cut 270 jobs from its operations in Cavan, Dublin and Enniskillen.
25 Jun 2015 10:31 • Meadhbh Monahan
Funky flashmob mum surprises P7 son and becomes internet hit
A “relentlessly enthusiastic” Fermanagh-born mother was the instigator behind a unique flashmob at her son's Belfast primary school which is becoming an internet sensation.
24 Jun 2015 15:45 • Meadhbh Monahan
Killyhevlin Hotel’s concerns as details of by-pass are outlined
ENNISKILLEN’S Southern By-pass has completed its second stage with a public information day yesterday (Wednesday) outlining the preferred route, which will cost between £30 and £36 million.
23 Jun 2015 08:45 • Meadhbh Monahan
How the antiques market is becoming a young man’s game
The hustle and bustle of the daily grind melts away when you step into Drumduff Antiques, Raymond Robinson’s picturesque antiques business.
22 Jun 2015 09:30 • Meadhbh Monahan
Family business diversifies to stay in the game
Big changes are underway in an Enniskillen business commonly known for its printing capabilities.
A family business, The Print Factory has been employing around 25 people in the town for over 30 years. It was “badly hit” by the economic crash and has had to diversify in order to survive. A £100,000 investment in a new embroidery machine has seen the company move into the entirely new arena of embroidering logos onto uniforms and sportswear.
17 Jun 2015 08:30 • Meadhbh Monahan
Emigration is slowing but those who left aren’t coming back
ECONOMIST Alan Mitchell (pictured) manages the Fermanagh Omagh Smart Region pilot programme which gathers statistical information to help policy and business decision makers. The aim of the Smart Region is to use technology to capture, analyse and manage data to improve economic, social and environmental impact. Here, he outlines that emigration is slowing but the district is struggling to re-attract the young people who left.
15 Jun 2015 15:30 • Meadhbh Monahan
Fermanagh’s great untapped cycling tourism potential
“Road cycling presents an unexplored and under-developed tourism opportunity for Fermanagh”, according to local cyclists.
15 Jun 2015 08:30 • Meadhbh Monahan
55 seater pizzeria will create 20 new jobs
ENNISKILLEN was chosen as the location for Little Wings pizzeria’s sixth location because of “the warmth and friendliness of the people.”