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31 Jul 2014 20:00

Fermanagh win puts them into Shield final

Fermanagh Premier side clinched the county's first win at this year's Milk Cup as they secured their place their place in tomorrow's Shield final with a deserved 2-1 victory over Australian outfit Gold Coast Academy this evening.

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31 Jul 2014 19:00 • Rodney Edwards

Carron: I thought the election win would save Bobby’s life but it didn’t

FORMER Fermanagh-south Tyrone MP Owen Carron was the guest speaker at a Sinn Fein hunger strike lecture last week in which he reflected on the life of Bobby Sands.

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31 Jul 2014 18:00 • Meadhbh Monahan

Tamboran injunction extended after further ‘unlawful incidents’

Fracking company Tamboran has taken out a High Court injunction, which warns that a prison sentence, fine or seizure of assets could be on the cards for anyone who enters the Belcoo drill site; interferes with or prevents Tamboran from carrying out exploratory drilling; or obstructs access to or exit from the site.

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31 Jul 2014 17:00 • Rodney Edwards

Councillors payments and expenses top £300,000

FORMER chairman of Fermanagh District Council, Alex Baird has clocked up the largest payment in salary and expenses among local councillors in the last year.

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31 Jul 2014 16:30 • Rodney Edwards

Audio: Tom Elliott responds to comments by Gerry Adams on hunger strike event

Ulster Unionist MLA Tom Elliott has responded to comments by Sinn Fein President Gerry Adams who told today's Impartial Reporter that “republicans have no wish to hurt others” as his party prepares to hold a hunger strike parade in Derrylin on Sunday.

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31 Jul 2014 16:20 • Editorial Department

Audio: Fracking has potential of lowering energy bills - Villiers

THE secretary of state for Northern Ireland believes fracking will not “do unnecessary damage” to the environment, stating that it has the potential “to keep energy bills as low as possible”.

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31 Jul 2014 16:00 • Meadhbh Monahan

Constituents put pressure on Fermanagh Council to act

ERNE West Councillors came under pressure to take action against fracking when around 200 residents from Belcoo, Letterbreen and Mullaghdun met in Letterbreen Church of Ireland Hall on Tuesday night.

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31 Jul 2014 15:30

From bragging to work-mates to being a world champion

Fermanagh’s Colin Wright is a world champion power lifter after claiming the title at the recent World Championships in South Africa.

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31 Jul 2014 15:00 • Julie Kenwell

Brave Alfie already back on the farm after six hour open heart surgery

AGAINST the odds Bellanaleck boy, Alfie Keys’ happy ending is in sight.

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31 Jul 2014 14:00 • Rodney Edwards

Quinn can see benefits for local economy of shale gas but only if disadvantages eliminated

“I don’t have an emotional antipathy towards fracking,” says business consultant Peter Quinn.

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31 Jul 2014 13:40

Juniors edged out by Armagh

Fermanagh were narrowly beaten in the Dale Farm Milk Cup Medallion semi-final, going down 1-0 to Armagh at The Warren, Portstewart this lunchtime.

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31 Jul 2014 12:46 • Rodney Edwards

Breaking: Parades Commission places conditions on Sinn Fein hunger strike march

THE Parades Commission has placed certain conditions on a Sinn Fein hunger strike parade due to take place in Derrylin on Sunday.

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31 Jul 2014 11:00

Fermanagh and Omagh District Council take an anti-fracking stance.

Fermanagh and Omagh District Council has agreed to adopt an anti-fracking stance.

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31 Jul 2014 09:30

What we risk losing

Dear Madam, - Perhaps now that the drilling has started people will realise that the unthinkable could happen, if we don’t take a stand. We need to safeguard the future environment for our children and the generations to come. It is really sad that our own Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Investment’s recent comment was “let’s find out what’s down there”.

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31 Jul 2014 09:30

Armagh and Gold Coast provide opposition for Milk Cup teams

With the group games completed, the Milk Cup continues to today for the two Fermanagh teams.

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31 Jul 2014 09:00

Suspended sentence for man who tried to steal bottle of wine

A 27-year-old shoplifter was “off his face on drugs” when he was challenged by security staff at Tesco and dropped and smashed a bottle of wine he had concealed in his jacket.

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30 Jul 2014 22:30

In today's Impartial Reporter

A war of words has broken out between the leaders of unionism, Peter Robinson and nationalism, Gerry Adams over the hunger strike march in Derrylin. Read our exclusive report.

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30 Jul 2014 19:00

Local breeders among winners at Clogher Valley Show

The Clogher Valley Show was held in generally dry and overcast conditions to-day as livestock breeders and equestrian exhibitors competed for top honours.

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30 Jul 2014 16:54

Juniors denied by Everton

Fermanagh Juniors produced a brave display against Everton but it ultimately ended in disappointment today as they went down 2-1 to the English outfit.

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30 Jul 2014 15:18

Killer on the loose on Lough Erne

An alien species of killer shrimp has invaded Lough Erne and could pose a “significant threat” to the native trout, salmon and other fish.

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