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23 Aug 2014 14:15

Updated: Appeal for witnesses to accident after car fails to stop for police

The Queen's Street area of Enniskillen has now re-opened to traffic following the serious road accident in the early hours of this morning.

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23 Aug 2014 09:30

Five taken to hospital after Ford Focus collides near Johnston Bridge

Police continue to attend a report of a serious one vehicle road traffic incident at the roundabout at Queens Street, Enniskillen area this morning.

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23 Aug 2014 09:30 • Brian Donaldson

Profitability on marginal land

A group of 26 dairy farmers from Fermanagh and parts of Tyrone have been looking at farming in heavy soils in the west of Ireland.

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23 Aug 2014 09:00 • Editorial Department

Whitey hopes that familiarity breeds a first win of season

Ballinamallard United will have their first taste of home on Saturday when they welcome Eddie Patterson’s Glentoran to Ferney Park.

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22 Aug 2014 20:00 • Editorial Department

Currie hoping to nail down a starting spot

Ballinamallard midfielder John Currie is determined to retain his spot in the starting eleven after forcing his way into the team following an impressive start to the season.

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22 Aug 2014 19:00 • Editorial Department

‘If we can get over this, there would be no stopping us’

“This is it; this is the most important game,” claims Fermanagh ladies Manager, Lisa Woods. “Waterford see themselves in an All-Ireland final so this is our final. I think this will be our toughest challenge yet. If we can get over this, there would be no stopping us”.

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22 Aug 2014 16:00 • Brian Donaldson

Food producers impress taste judges

Local food producers have wowed the judges of Great Taste 2014 with an array of products from speciality preserves to wild venison.

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22 Aug 2014 15:25

UUP leader attends funeral of Sam Foster in Enniskillen

UUP leader Mike Nesbitt was among mourners at St. Macartin's Cathedral in Enniskillen this afternoon at the funeral for former Minister for the Environment Sam Foster.

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22 Aug 2014 14:00 • Meadhbh Monahan

Curach created using 17th century methods

The final touches are underway on a curach that has been built from scratch by community based organisation Row the Erne.

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22 Aug 2014 12:00 • Editorial Department

McGovern delighted with Accies start

Hamilton goalkeeper Michael McGovern has been delighted with the response of his new team to their opening day defeat to Inverness as they recorded back to back wins over St. Mirren and St. Johnstone to leave them with six points from their opening three games in the Scottish Premiership.

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22 Aug 2014 11:30 • Editorial Department

Rosslea shop attack accused returned for trial

A 25-year-old man accused of attacking and robbing a woman in a shop in Rosslea has appeared before a Preliminary Enquiry at Fermanagh Court.

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22 Aug 2014 11:00 • Lily Dane

New ‘cot’ for island farmers

Pictured 50 years ago is the “Cot” for the island farmers moored at Corradillar Quay after her voyage down the Colebrooke River.

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22 Aug 2014 11:00 • Editorial Department

Tweets of the Week - did you make it?

Enniskillen Mtr Club @emcni It is with the heaviest of hearts that we can confirm that Timothy Cathcart from Enniskillen was sadly killed today during the #Ulsterrally

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22 Aug 2014 10:00 • Brian Donaldson

Family wants safety legacy in memory of beloved Timothy

The family of young rally driver, Timothy Cathcart who died while taking part in the Ulster Rally on Friday want to help promote safety in motorsport in his memory.

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22 Aug 2014 09:30

Robineed Indie wins Limousin Derby

A home bred Limousin heifer from the herd of Dale Robinson, Irvinestown, has won this year’s Northern Ireland Limousin Derby Championship.

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21 Aug 2014 22:00 • Brian Donaldson

Beekeepers set for honey show

Fermanagh’s beekeepers are looking forward to their second good summer and an expectant good honey harvest.

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21 Aug 2014 19:00 • Rodney Edwards

#fermanaghspake This Week is...

‘Getting a wee touch of the cold’

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21 Aug 2014 19:00 • Editorial Department

Drivers in ‘silent cars’ tribute to Timmy

The news that Timothy Cathcart had died as a result of injuries sustained following an accident on the third stage of the Ulster Rally on Friday evening has shocked the entire community and in particular the large, close-knit rallying fraternity.

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21 Aug 2014 18:00 • Editorial Department

Boats from the 1800s will create a spectacle

The Heritage Boat Association fleet will drop anchor in Belleek this coming weekend - coinciding with Belleek Water Festival. Set to create an impressive spectacle in the village, the barges are visiting the River Erne since the start of this month, August.

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21 Aug 2014 17:30 • Brian Donaldson

Minister takes first step to deal with 'nomad' cattle

The controversial issue of “nomad” cattle where Northern Ireland beef producers purchased cattle in the Republic for fattening on their farms and to be sold on to meat plants here, has been taken up by the Agriculture Minister, Michelle O’Neill who has has approved an application under the voluntary labelling scheme as a first step in addressing the anomaly.

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