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25 Apr 2015 10:00 • Meadhbh Monahan

93-year-old Maisie: day care cuts are like a death to me

Elderly people in two of Northern Ireland’s most deprived areas, Rosslea and Garrison, are “devastated” by Western Trust proposals to alter day care services in their area.

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23 Apr 2015 13:00 • Meadhbh Monahan

Council doubles swim club’s fees

The presence of Enniskillen Lakelanders Swimming Club at a Fermanagh and Omagh District Council (FODC) meeting was described by a Sinn Féin Councillor as setting “a dangerous precedent”.

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22 Apr 2015 10:00 • Meadhbh Monahan

Finance minister says rates hike down to property market

Finance Minister Simon Hamilton has told The Impartial Reporter that businesses who have had a rates hike “should have been paying it well before now.”

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20 Apr 2015 11:00 • Meadhbh Monahan

Wilde festival to turn Enniskillen into flower garden for bank holiday weekend

An Oscar Wilde Festival is to go ahead in Fermanagh on the May Bank Holiday weekend so that Enniskillen can “claim” the famous author before another location does.

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19 Apr 2015 15:12 • Meadhbh Monahan

Developing: Dog breeder and family "upset" by fire which killed 13 dogs

The owner of a Fivemiletown dog breeding business has revealed that a fire last night, which killed 13 dogs, was in a shed at his elderly father's house.

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16 Apr 2015 14:01 • Meadhbh Monahan

The legend who brought silverware to Fermanagh

Tributes are pouring in for GAA stalwart Pat King, 67, who died on Monday morning following a short period of illness.

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16 Apr 2015 14:00 • Meadhbh Monahan

Adored granddad who loved life

“Of all the things he loved in life, it was life he loved the most.” Touching words from the family of Pat King who are mourning the loss of a loving father and grandfather.

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8 Apr 2015 15:35 • Meadhbh Monahan

RAF plane was on training mission above Fermanagh

A large, low-flying aircraft spotted above Fermanagh on Tuesday was an RAF Hercules on a training flight. The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has previously told The Impartial Reporter that training takes place here because the topography of Fermanagh is similar to that of Afghanistan.

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8 Apr 2015 15:00 • Meadhbh Monahan

Modern Tyres marks milestone with another acquisition

Marking a golden milestone in business this year, Modern Tyres has just revealed there will be another addition to its network as the company continues to expand.

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8 Apr 2015 12:00 • Meadhbh Monahan

Fermanagh-born author becoming a literary name in Australia

A Fermanagh author who overcame the grief of a miscarriage by writing, is steadily making a name for herself in Australian literary circles.

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7 Apr 2015 08:30 • Meadhbh Monahan

A business borne out of the need to keep Irvinestown thriving

A desire to see a thriving Irvinestown was the incentive behind Paula O’Neill and her husband John’s decision to create a children’s entertainment centre in the town.

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5 Apr 2015 13:00 • Meadhbh Monahan

Sports stars to ask Minister: why are we being penalised?

A local charity has been moved to action following “disgraceful” cuts to disability sports provision in County Fermanagh.

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5 Apr 2015 09:15 • Meadhbh Monahan

Swimming Club 'in jeopardy' as Council invokes 357 per cent fees rise

The Enniskillen Lakelanders Swimming Club “is in real jeopardy of closing” since Fermanagh and Omagh District Council (FODC) decided to increase the cost of hiring a pool lane at the Lakeland Forum by 357 per cent (£10.80 per hour).

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3 Apr 2015 13:15 • Meadhbh Monahan

Funding boost for Fermanagh search and rescue teams

TWO Fermanagh based search and rescue teams have been granted funding of £37,000 by Justice Minister David Ford. The North West Mountain Rescue Team (NWMRT) will receive £25,000 and the Irish Cave Rescue Organisation will receive £11,682.50 this year.

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27 Mar 2015 13:00 • Meadhbh Monahan

Terrible loss of son who would have been a brilliant vet

“Jamie had his whole life planned out, but not this. No parent should ever have to bury their child.”

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22 Mar 2015 15:00 • Meadhbh Monahan

Marmalade triumphs at world awards

Fermanagh couple Keith and Suzanne Livingstone have once again scooped a prestigious award for their Monea made marmalades.

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22 Mar 2015 13:00 • Meadhbh Monahan

Forward-thinking couple’s Rolhen Stone gathers no moss

A builder and supplier of natural stone by trade, Roly Henderson looked to the future and did not relish the thought of long days working outside in all weathers.

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21 Mar 2015 17:00 • Meadhbh Monahan

Funding halt for wheelchair basketball team ‘a disgrace’

Cuts to disabled sports provision have resulted in “terrible disappointment” within Fermanagh.

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21 Mar 2015 13:00 • Meadhbh Monahan

Broadband roll out to rural areas

Broadband speeds of up to 24 megabits per second are being promised to rural Fermanagh as work continues on the Northern Ireland Broadband Improvement Project.

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17 Mar 2015 15:00 • Meadhbh Monahan

An app that will keep teams ahead of the competition

Sports teams no longer come with just a manager; there’s the manager, the trainer, the shrink, the physio and the statistician,” comments former Fermanagh GAA player Tom Brewster.

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