Opinion

28 Aug 2014 13:00 • Editorial Department

Rebecca’s Story warns other young people about quad bikes

Rebecca Glass can’t have a normal life like many of her friends, with a brain injury, a paralysed arm and suffering headaches every day just some of her symptoms.

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28 Aug 2014 13:00 • Editorial Department

Actions of two men diametrically opposed

Dear Madam, - As many of your readers may already be aware, during the month of August there were commemorations of two very different personalities associated with the Catholic Church community in Fermanagh - Bobby Sands and Maximilian Kolbe.

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28 Aug 2014 13:00 • Editorial Department

Don’t suffer in silence with embarrassing questions

Dear Madam, - We know that many people up and down the country are suffering in silence because they are too embarrassed to talk about their poo.

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21 Aug 2014 13:00 • Editorial Department

Reaction shows how much Summer House meant to people

The reaction to the fire that gutted Florence Court’s Summer House on the Impartial Reporter’s Facebook and Twitter accounts is very telling.

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21 Aug 2014 13:00 • Editorial Department

Toilet facilities at ‘the Round O’

Dear Madam - I have three young children and regularly frequent the play park at ‘the round O’.

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21 Aug 2014 13:00 • Editorial Department

Exception at flying of flag of Israel

DEAR MADAM - I am writing to express my concern about the flying of the Union Flag alongside the flag of the State of Israel, as illustrated on the main street of Lisbellaw, but is often seen throughout the Province.

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21 Aug 2014 13:00 • Editorial Department

Sadness at Lisnaskea High School

Dear Madam - After reading last week’s paper, it again filled me with sadness about the unfair situation that the school community of Lisnaskea High School has found itself.

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7 Aug 2014 09:30 • Editorial Department

Appalling attack on a family rightly condemned from all sides

There is no doubt feelings are running high among concerned individuals at the prospect of the controversial drilling method hydralic fracturing coming to Fermanagh to take out any reserves of shale gas beneath our feet.

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7 Aug 2014 09:30 • Editorial Department

We must learn from enquiries elsewhere

Dear Madam, - Fermanagh should be a fracking-free zone. Thanks to its ongoing informative coverage of this vital topic, readers of The Impartial Reporter are being constantly made aware of the fact and fiction surrounding this proposed vile rape of the countryside. We are by now familiar with the fracking method of extracting otherwise unavailable natural gas by the pumping of compressed water, sand and chemicals into fissures or cracks in shale rock.

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7 Aug 2014 09:30 • Editorial Department

Proud of service at SWAH

Dear Madam, - After several days of illness at home recently I was admitted to SWAH on the recommendation of my GP.

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31 Jul 2014 09:30 • Editorial Department

Wait is over for Happy Days

Tonight sees the opening of the third Happy Days Enniskillen International Beckett Festival.

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31 Jul 2014 09:30 • Editorial Department

Drilling to take place in area of natural beauty

Dear Madam, - I am so angry with our politicians at this time of writing. I am 67 years of age and have seen every industry including public offices close here in Fermanagh. The only things left are farming and tourism.

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31 Jul 2014 09:30 • Editorial Department

Anti-fracking movement needs to be pro-environment

Dear Madam, - As the Impartial Reporter informs us Tamboran arrived at its drilling site on the 21st July to collect rock samples, examination of which will indicate if extracting shale gas is a viable proposition. The arguments for and against fracking have been thoroughly aired in this newspaper, other media outlets and at innumerable public meetings across the county.

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24 Jul 2014 13:00 • Editorial Department

Public can decide once more information is available

This week is a significant one in terms of the controversial issue of fracking and whether it will go ahead in Fermanagh or not.

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24 Jul 2014 13:00 • Editorial Department

Union totally opposed to hospital car parking charges

Dear Madam, - We in UNISON are totally opposed to any car parking charges that are going to implemented in the SWAH.

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24 Jul 2014 13:00 • Editorial Department

Motoring public thanked for support of local office

Dear Madam, - This is a sad day (Thursday, July 17) for Enniskillen and Fermanagh with the closure of Enniskillen Motor Tax Office.

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24 Jul 2014 13:00 • Editorial Department

Abortion is fundamental to all other rights to life

Dear Madam, - In her interesting article about life in Washington and her continuing development and education as a person, in the Impartial Reporter 17.07.14, Kylie Noble states the following as a guiding principle: “What I cannot accept is politics founded upon oppression and inequality ----”. I think that most people would find this statement of principle commendable.

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24 Jul 2014 13:00 • Editorial Department

Stay out of quarries this summer

DEAR MADAM, - Last year, during a two-month period of unusually warm weather, six people drowned in former quarry lakes across the UK.

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24 Jul 2014 13:00 • Editorial Department

Questions over security team at proposed drill site

Dear Madam, -I was present on Monday evening at the anti-fracking protest held outside the Acheson and Glover quarry and want to rise my concerns about the “security” present there.

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17 Jul 2014 13:00 • Editorial Department

Social media plays major role in happy ending to missing woman

The power of social media and the media in general has been credited with helping in the astonishing discovery of missing Enniskillen woman, Nollaig O’Connor.

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