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 18:30

Mallards stay ninth after loss to Ballymena

Ballinamallard remained ninth in the Danske Bank Premiership after going down 3-0 to Ballymena at the Showgrounds on Saturday.


22 Nov 2014 15:50

Updated: Police release two men after cannabis plant seizure

Two men arrested by police on suspicion of drugs related offences have been released on bail.Following a planned search of a property in the Main Street area of Belleek yesterday afternoon, police had arrested two males aged 26 and 31.


22 Nov 2014 13:30 • Lily Dane

Death of Tom Cullen, a man steeped in the GAA

A stalwart in G.A.A. circles, Mr. Tom Cullen, a fluent Irish speaker, an author, and an accomplished sportsman in his day, passed away peacefully at his home at Belleek, Co. Fermanagh.

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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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22 Nov 2014 08:35 • Editorial Department

‘Alarming’ that 210 absconders on bail are still missing

The fact that 210 people from Fermanagh and South Tyrone are still missing after absconding while on bail is alarming, according to MLA, Lord Morrow.

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21 Nov 2014 20:30 • Rodney Edwards

Gildernew's Westminster seat 'can be taken' says Foster

ENTERPRISE Minister Arlene Foster believes the Westminster seat in Fermanagh-south Tyrone “can be taken” from Sinn Fein’s Michelle Gildernew next year.


21 Nov 2014 19:00 • Editorial Department

Three points and a semi home draw caps a great week for manager Whitey

Ballinamallard travel to Ballymena this weekend in a dress rehearsal for next month’s League Cup semi-final.

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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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21 Nov 2014 15:45 • Editorial Department

Death of well-known nurse and midwife

A widely-respected member of the community, Mrs. Ethel Adelaide Foster, a much-loved mother and grandmother, who served for many years in the nursing and midwifery professions in Fermanagh, died unexpectedly last Wednesday, November 12.

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21 Nov 2014 15:00 • Editorial Department

Tweets of the Week - did you make it?

Ewen Friers @EwenFriers Spent a couple of fascinating days on a fungi covered island in Co Fermanagh last week.

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21 Nov 2014 14:58

Police officer disciplined after being accused of lying in court

A police officer had been disciplined after being accused of lying during a case at Fermanagh Court.


21 Nov 2014 13:00 • Rodney Edwards

Stormont Files: Patients endure almost year long wait for occupational therapy

PATIENTS are waiting nearly a year for occupational therapy in Fermanagh, well in excess of the nine week target.

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21 Nov 2014 11:00

Those were the days: Snooker star Higgins at the Forum

Photo from The Impartial Reporter, November 16, 1989: Alex Higgins arriving at the Lakeland Forum, Enniskillen, accompanied by Mr. Robert Donaldson and Mr. Johnny Elliott of the Enniskillen Snooker Hall, for his exhibition matches.

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21 Nov 2014 10:30

Officers issue new appeal over fatal accident

Police investigating the fatal road traffic collision on the main A4 between Lisbellaw and Tamlaght at the weekend have issued a further appeal. They would like to speak with the driver of the vehicle that was travelling in front of the blue Vauxhall Vectra at the time of the collision with the Kawasaki motorcycle.


21 Nov 2014 10:30 • Lily Dane

Lee is only person in Northern Ireland with rare syndrome

Inspirational Fermanagh man Lee Martin suffers from an extremely rare syndrome - Diploid Triploid Mosaicism.

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21 Nov 2014 08:30 • Rodney Edwards

UUP to go ahead and select its own candidate for Westminster

THE Ulster Unionist Party will select its own candidate to stand in Fermanagh-south Tyrone in next year’s general election, The Impartial Reporter can reveal.

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20 Nov 2014 19:00 • Rodney Edwards

#fermanaghspake This Week is...

‘Ate the head off’

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20 Nov 2014 18:00 • Editorial Department

Man reoffended on same day he walked free from court

A 26-year-old man walked out of Fermanagh Court after being given a suspended jail sentence for handling stolen goods and later the same day committed exactly the same offence.

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20 Nov 2014 17:00 • Rodney Edwards

Stormont Files: Enniskillen contractor’s Stormont roof work debated

THE millions of pounds it is costing for an Enniskillen contractor to fix Stormont’s leaking roof was debated in the Assembly this week.

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