21 Dec 2014 20:00
"Make sure you are prepared to be in it for the long haul.” That is the advice from brother and sister Michael and Gillian Beare, who gave up promising careers in Finance and Pharmacy to return home to “re-imagine” their parents’ tourism business.
21 Dec 2014 17:00
A large holly tree, bursting with berries, is capturing attention in the run up to Christmas at the Enniskillen home of Kathleen McConnell.
21 Dec 2014 13:37 • Rodney Edwards
DIVERS are currently searching Lough Erne for Monaghan man Kieran McAree who has been missing in Enniskillen since Wednesday.
21 Dec 2014 12:00
When Westminster City Council conducted the first conversion of civil partnership to same sex marriage for a well-known celebrity couple last Wednesday, December 10, at 12.01am - one minute after the law came into effect - it was Westminster Superintendent Registrar, Alison Cathcart, from Fermanagh, who presided over the conversion at Westminster City Hall.
21 Dec 2014 09:00
The owner of Ashwoods Golf Centre, Michael O’Dolan, who passed away this week, has been described as “a very modest man with high morals, who had a great cross-community ethos”.
20 Dec 2014 19:56
THE Chairman of the Traditional Unionist Voice in Fermanagh has expressed his dismay at the decision by the Ulster Unionist Party to select Tom Elliott to fight for Westminster next year.
20 Dec 2014 18:10
Ryan Campbell's 55th minute goal fired Ballinamallard to the points against Glenavon following an entertaining encounter at Ferney Park this afternoon.
20 Dec 2014 11:48
THE Western Trust will have to reduce its expenditure by £2.7 million each month from now until the end of March 2015 to reach its projected year end deficit of £6.9 million.
20 Dec 2014 08:55
A LISBELLAW home owner says she was irate to learn her new postal address has not been updated in the latest edition of the Fermanagh Lakeland Community Directory.
19 Dec 2014 19:04
An early Christmas present was enjoyed yesterday, Wednesday, by inspirational Fermanagh schoolgirl Tilly Walker who travelled to Lapland, where she had a dream meeting with Santa Claus.
19 Dec 2014 16:22
A PETITION has been lodged with the Speaker of the Northern Ireland Assembly to refer the decision to close Portora Royal and the Collegiate Grammar Schools back to the Stormont Executive.
19 Dec 2014 12:32 • Rodney Edwards
The search operation for a man missing in Enniskillen has entered its third day.
19 Dec 2014 12:30
A decision that branding for the new Fermanagh and Omagh Council should be in both English and Irish is to be reconsidered.
19 Dec 2014 12:11
A father and daughter from Fermanagh were among the 76 passengers who saw sparks flying from one of the engines of the Flybe aircraft which made an emergency landing at Belfast International Airport on Tuesday evening after one of the engines caught fire.
19 Dec 2014 08:36
A 53-year-old driver who was twice the legal alcohol limit has escaped a mandatory 12-month ban because he was being attacked and therefore had “special reasons” for driving.
18 Dec 2014 19:17 • Rodney Edwards
DEAN Kenneth Hall opened up the doors of St. Macartin’s Cathedral on Monday night to Nathan Carter and his band with one sole purpose: to bring people of all faiths and ages under one roof to enjoy a night of music – together.
18 Dec 2014 17:30
A 25-year-old man accused of a brutal mugging during which the victim was allegedly punched, kicked and bitten, has been refused bail.
18 Dec 2014 15:30 • Rodney Edwards
THERE was much excitement last week when Santa Claus took time out of his busy schedule to visit the children at Killyhommon Primary School.
18 Dec 2014 15:00
At a recent event in Tyrone’s GAA training centre in Garvaghey, acting MC, Benny Tierney asked Peter Canavan “What do the so called weaker/smaller county teams need to do to catch up with the big boys such as Dublin, Kerry and Tyrone?” Canavan’s response was forthright and to the point. “Counties need the correct structures in place, from youth level to senior, from county board to management right to the funding group. There needs to be one cohesive team willing to work with each other to get the best from the resources they have.”
17 Dec 2014 22:30
A Fermanagh doctor and his daughter re-live the terrifying moments an engine caught fire on a Flybe jet forcing an emergency landing at Belfast International Airport..