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Rodney Edwards

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29 Aug 2014 12:00 • Rodney Edwards

I’ll bring peace to the north, Albert Reynolds told Fr. Brian

FATHER Brian D’Arcy (pictured) delivered a personal and moving homily at the requiem mass of former Taoiseach Albert Reynolds on Monday describing his long-term friend as “a man of peace”.

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28 Aug 2014 19:00 • Rodney Edwards

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“Why would you not?”

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28 Aug 2014 19:00 • Rodney Edwards

Grieving Dad recalls last call with his son

THE father of a 33-year-old man killed in Australia has spoken of how he wakes at night crying out for the son he’ll never see again.

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21 Aug 2014 19:00 • Rodney Edwards

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‘Getting a wee touch of the cold’

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18 Aug 2014 09:30 • Rodney Edwards

Police made appeal over 'stolen' war memorial that had been removed for repairs

IT sounded like a heinous crime – stealing parts of a war memorial – but in reality it never actually happened.

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17 Aug 2014 14:28 • Rodney Edwards

Breaking: Woman sustains 'serious injuries' in Boa Island Road crash

A woman in her 20s has sustained ‘serious injuries’ in a road traffic accident on the Boa Island Road this morning.

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17 Aug 2014 10:00 • Rodney Edwards

The enthusiasts who are keeping Ballinamallard in bloom

WITH its stunning floral displays, Ballinamallard has been turned into a kaleidoscope of colours. Attractive flowers such as petunias, geraniums and hollyhocks grow beautifully throughout the Erne North village as the community prepares for the annual ‘Ulster in Bloom’ contest.

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15 Aug 2014 22:04 • Rodney Edwards

Updated: 20-year-old Timothy Cathcart killed in Ulster Rally

THE young competitor killed in the Ulster Rally today has been named as 20-year-old Timothy Cathcart from Enniskillen.

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15 Aug 2014 21:30 • Rodney Edwards

Reaction to death of Timothy Cathcart in Ulster Rally crash

DEPUTY First Minister Martin McGuinness has offered his sympathy to the family of Timothy Cathcart who died in the Ulster Rally.

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14 Aug 2014 18:07 • Rodney Edwards

Summer holiday fun goes down hill with removal of park slide

THERE are many sad faces in Enniskillen this week as children as young as four years old ache for the return of an iconic slide removed by Fermanagh District Council for health and safety reasons.

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12 Aug 2014 14:39 • Rodney Edwards

VIDEO: Anti-fracking protesters react to Durkan decision to halt Tamboran

Anti-fracking protesters have welcomed the news by Environment Minister Mark H Durkan to halt Tamboran's plans to drill an exploratory borehole at a quarry outside Belcoo.

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9 Aug 2014 15:00 • Rodney Edwards

Poignant exhibition tells families about fallen loved ones

WITH the Great War approaching, a young William Allen of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers turned to his brother Christie in their home town of Kesh and said: “Goodbye, I’ll never see you again”.

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7 Aug 2014 16:00 • Rodney Edwards

Video highlights: Fermanagh County Show 2014

Large crowds flocked to the Fermanagh County Show this week.

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7 Aug 2014 14:00 • Rodney Edwards

Driver of crashed mini-train won’t ever use it again

THE driver of a mini-train which crashed in Irvinestown at the weekend has spoken of his anguish after the accident left 17 people with minor injuries.

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3 Aug 2014 19:01 • Rodney Edwards

AUDIO: Hunger strike commemoration takes place in Derrylin

THOUSANDS of republicans gathered in Derrylin today (Sunday) to remember hunger strikers, such as former Fermanagh-south Tyrone MP Bobby Sands.

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3 Aug 2014 19:00 • Rodney Edwards

The inspirational duo who are cleaning up for cancer charity

OVER half a million pounds has been raised in Fermanagh for Friends of the Cancer Centre.

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2 Aug 2014 15:00 • Rodney Edwards

Lakeland Youth Centre to be rebuilt in £1.3m investment

THE Lakeland Youth Centre in Enniskillen is to be demolished and rebuilt in a £1.3 million investment.

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1 Aug 2014 08:30 • Rodney Edwards

Adams and Robinson lock horns over Derrylin parade

AS the Parades Commission deliberated how to handle this Sunday’s Sinn Fein hunger strike parade in Derrylin yesterday, the two leaders of unionism and nationalism locked horns.

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31 Jul 2014 19:00 • Rodney Edwards

Carron: I thought the election win would save Bobby’s life but it didn’t

FORMER Fermanagh-south Tyrone MP Owen Carron was the guest speaker at a Sinn Fein hunger strike lecture last week in which he reflected on the life of Bobby Sands.

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31 Jul 2014 17:00 • Rodney Edwards

Councillors payments and expenses top £300,000

FORMER chairman of Fermanagh District Council, Alex Baird has clocked up the largest payment in salary and expenses among local councillors in the last year.

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