26 Feb 2015 13:00 • Editorial Department
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.
19 Feb 2015 13:00 • Editorial Department
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.
12 Feb 2015 13:00 • Editorial Department
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.
5 Feb 2015 13:00 • Editorial Department
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.
29 Jan 2015 13:00 • Editorial Department
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
22 Jan 2015 13:00 • Editorial Department
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.
15 Jan 2015 13:00 • Editorial Department
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.
8 Jan 2015 13:00 • Editorial Department
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.
2 Jan 2015 12:00 • Editorial Department
One thing in common with most people chatting over Christmas was the comment, “where did the year go to?”
11 Dec 2014 14:00 • Editorial Department
Approaching Christmas we immediately think of all those vulnerable people who might not have the opportunity to celebrate this season of goodwill.
4 Dec 2014 13:00 • Editorial Department
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.
4 Dec 2014 13:00 • Editorial Department
Dear Madam, - Just to add to the letters submitted regarding DARD’s refusal to include areas Planted with Native Trees in Single Farm Payment.
27 Nov 2014 13:00 • Editorial Department
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.”
20 Nov 2014 13:00 • Editorial Department
Just less than a quarter of Fermanagh’s post offices are to be modernised in the coming months, with most relocating to retail stores.
13 Nov 2014 13:00 • Editorial Department
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.
6 Nov 2014 13:00 • Editorial Department
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.
23 Oct 2014 13:00 • Editorial Department
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.
16 Oct 2014 13:00 • Editorial Department
In Fermanagh, we have got something that lots of other places want and we say little to nothing about it.
9 Oct 2014 13:00 • Editorial Department
The fact that women are sitting around a table discussing their alcohol addiction problems already shows they have begun their recovery process.