26 Feb 2015 13:00 • Editorial Department

More services needed for older people

Over the next decade, the number of older people in Northern Ireland is set to increase by 25 per cent but that those aged 85 or more, will rise by 50 per cent during the same period.

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19 Feb 2015 13:00 • Editorial Department

The courage of these families is inspirational

In the last week the community of Fermanagh has been plunged into grief at the death of a bright, intelligent and talented boy about whom only praise has been spoken.

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12 Feb 2015 13:00 • Editorial Department

BAFTA award should inspire young people

This county is full of successes when you look at the our records on the sports field, in industry and commerce, in education and in culture.

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5 Feb 2015 13:00 • Editorial Department

Rural economy suffers in latest blow to farmers

With volatile prices often connected to events on a global scale, farmers find it difficult to get an idea of farmgate prices a year or two ahead.

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29 Jan 2015 13:00 • Editorial Department

Futures of glass plants look more certain after buy-out

Everyone has been left in doubt that the futures of the former Quinn Glass factory at Derrylin and its sister plant in Cheshire are much safer, following the acquisition by Spanish company, Vidrala

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22 Jan 2015 13:00 • Editorial Department

Fermanagh should be proud of its own

We might often regret the fact that many of our younger people have left this county and sometimes this Province to achieve study and career ambitions elsewhere.

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15 Jan 2015 13:00 • Editorial Department

It’s time for constructive talks to keep our services running

It’s difficult to imagine that in an era with such technological advances and self government, we would not expect scenes of householders clambering to get emergency supplies of bottled water or businesses resorting to desperate measures to ensure they produced their goods or schools closing because they could not ensure hygiene and safety of their pupils.

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8 Jan 2015 13:00 • Editorial Department

Surely we owe the respect of our emergency services by funding them

When you open your phone book and look at the emergency call services available in Northern Ireland by dialling 999, you will see Fire, Police, Ambulance, Coastguard, Cave Rescue and Mountain Rescue listed.

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2 Jan 2015 12:00 • Editorial Department

Let’s look ahead to better times in 2015

One thing in common with most people chatting over Christmas was the comment, “where did the year go to?”

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11 Dec 2014 14:00 • Editorial Department

Surely emergency shelter must be given to the homeless

Approaching Christmas we immediately think of all those vulnerable people who might not have the opportunity to celebrate this season of goodwill.

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4 Dec 2014 13:00 • Editorial Department

Roads pose a challenge for drivers in winter

This week’s fatal road accident outside Newtownbutler brings it home to all us once again, how precious life is and the dangers when using the roads.

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4 Dec 2014 13:00 • Editorial Department

Crazy that farmers denied entitlements because they have planted trees

Dear Madam, - Just to add to the letters submitted regarding DARD’s refusal to include areas Planted with Native Trees in Single Farm Payment.

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27 Nov 2014 13:00 • Editorial Department

A little bit of respect

As yesterday dawned, the Secretary of State issued a missive via twitter that summed up that her mood about the inter-party talks that was hardly hopeful: “We’ve reached a critical stage of these talks. There’s been some positive work by all the parties but the chances of clinching a final deal look slim. Significant differences of view remain between the parties.”

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20 Nov 2014 13:00 • Editorial Department

Inevitable sadness at changes after serving communities for decades

Just less than a quarter of Fermanagh’s post offices are to be modernised in the coming months, with most relocating to retail stores.

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13 Nov 2014 13:00 • Editorial Department

Remembrance takes on greater significance

At least once every year, the bustle of and noisy clatter of everyday life is hushed as people individually and collectively record their private reflections on the huge numbers of servicemen and women who gave their lives in world wars and military campaigns.

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6 Nov 2014 13:00 • Editorial Department

Are we in for a gloomy winter ahead?

The likely effects of the tough budgetry measures adopted by the Northern Ireland Executive in all departments are beginning to be realised by the public.

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23 Oct 2014 13:00 • Editorial Department

It would be magical to permanently mark life of artistic genius

This month offers a brief window of opportunity for anyone who loves to be amazed and humbled by artistic genius to take in the work of model maker Gordon Johnson in all its wonder.

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16 Oct 2014 13:00 • Editorial Department

Why do we hide our light under a bushel?

In Fermanagh, we have got something that lots of other places want and we say little to nothing about it.

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9 Oct 2014 13:00 • Editorial Department

Positive signs of recovery for alcohol addicts

The fact that women are sitting around a table discussing their alcohol addiction problems already shows they have begun their recovery process.

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2 Oct 2014 13:00 • Editorial Department

Brave men and women break the taboo

Today The Impartial Reporter pays tribute to the brave men and women who have spoken out about their experience with cancer in this newspaper.

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