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25 Nov 2014 19:00 • Editorial Department

Book launch sure to provide a trip down memory lane

St. Michael’s Enniskillen will be hosting a launch evening for the ‘The MacRory Cup - The Story of Ulster Colleges Senior Football’ in the assembly hall next Thursday night at 7pm.

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25 Nov 2014 17:00

Parents being urged to remind children to wear seatbelt at all times

A letter from the Western Education and Library Board (WELB) has been issued to all schools and colleges urging Principals, parents/guardians and pupils to continue to work in partnership to promote the safety of pupils travelling to and from schools/colleges during the winter months, and especially as we approach the Christmas Season.

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25 Nov 2014 15:00

One drink put driver over the limit

Just one drink put Cathal McQuaide over the legal alcohol limit to drive, Fermanagh Court has been told.

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25 Nov 2014 14:35 • Rodney Edwards

Gerry Adams in Enniskillen: the full transcript and audio

Here is the full transcript of one of the questions that Gerry Adams was asked at last night's Sinn Fein meeting in Enniskillen followed by his response.

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25 Nov 2014 13:01

Candlelight ceremony to remember loved ones lost in suicide

The Fermanagh Bereaved by Suicide Group 'Forget me not' are holding their annual ‘Memory Tree of Lights’ ceremony in the coming days.

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25 Nov 2014 11:30

First robotic solar powered technology in Europe installed

The first new generation solar PV system using a tracking device in Europe has been installed at the Centre for Renewable Energy and Sustainable Technology at South West College in Enniskillen.

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25 Nov 2014 09:00

Kennedy outlines progress on £4.4 million investment for Fermanagh

REGIONAL Development Minister Danny Kennedy has set out TransportNI’s progress on investment totalling £4.4million for road schemes in Fermanagh this year.

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24 Nov 2014 22:27 • Rodney Edwards

Gerry Adams on "bigotry" in unionism: 'the point is to break these b****rds'

SINN Fein President Gerry Adams has spoken out against what he described as “bigotry” that he believes exists in some sections of unionism, saying “the point is to break these ba***rds”.

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24 Nov 2014 16:02

Adams to host public meeting in Enniskillen

SINN Fein President Gerry Adams will host a public meeting in Enniskillen this evening (Monday).

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24 Nov 2014 15:00 • Editorial Department

Opinion - Marty McGrath - Hide not your talents, they for use were made, what’s a sundial in the shade?

In the 19th century, police caught a man in the act of counterfeiting a twenty dollar bill in his attic. He counterfeited his twenty dollar bills, not through printing by machine but by painting it with a brush. The man was so talented in the art of painting that he could paint a bill so real that it was indistinguishable from the real currency.

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24 Nov 2014 13:30

NIE use helicopter patrols to ensure lights stay on this winter

Specialist engineers are taking to the skies over Fermanagh in an attempt to ensure the lights stay on this winter.

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24 Nov 2014 12:01 • Meadhbh Monahan

Growing Fermanagh Enterprise stretches out

Fermanagh’s “latent entrepreneurial attitude and flair” was celebrated last Thursday at the official opening of Fermanagh Enterprise’s latest site.

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24 Nov 2014 10:30

Driver who said car had not moved all day was caught on CCTV

A 38-year-old woman caught on CCTV driving away from a shop claimed her car had not moved all day.

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24 Nov 2014 08:07

Radiographers and other professionals on strike this morning

Diagnostic imaging and radiotherapy professionals who are members of the Society of Radiographers in England and Northern Ireland are taking industrial action today (Monday).

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23 Nov 2014 17:00 • Editorial Department

Time for Tamboran to go, Oireachtas is told

An anti-facking delegation, including Belcoo Frack Free, held a meeting in the Houses of the Oireachtas last week and suggested that the Irish Government suspend the granting of exploratory licenses, pointing to the example of Tamboran in County Fermanagh.

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23 Nov 2014 15:00 • Editorial Department

33 hour walk to Belfast raised over £8,500 for Children in Need

ONE of the people who took part in a mammoth 90 mile charity walk from Enniskillen to Belfast has revealed how the arduous journey “broke us in two”.

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23 Nov 2014 12:00 • Meadhbh Monahan

Trust savings not consistent with any plan - McKinney

HEALTH officials are “slicing low hanging fruit and running completely contrary to the Transforming Your Care plans,” according to SDLP Health spokesman Fearghal McKinney.

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23 Nov 2014 09:00

Website gives unique insight to impact of closure of Border roads

Views on how the Border affected people’s lives and particularly the closure of some roads have been expressed in a new project, “Border Roads to Memories and Reconciliation” which has been funded by the EU’s Peace III Programme.

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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.

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