3 Jul 2015 17:00
Dads set off to cycle length of Ireland
As oarsmen from Portora Boat Club demonstrate their prowess at Henley Royal Regatta this week, a group of fathers representing the club’s Parents’ Support Group are preparing to set off this weekend on their mammoth cycle across Ireland.
3 Jul 2015 15:30 • Lily Dane
Student travels to Somme to reseach her adopted soldier
Delving deep in her research, Fermanagh teenager Alison Glass has been representing the county in one of the first ever initiatives of its kind, ‘My Adopted Soldier.’
3 Jul 2015 12:30 • Lily Dane
Fancy meeting Frank and Christine at Garden party
Selwyn Johnston from Headhunters Railway Museum unexpectedly bumped into footballer Frank Lampard and his fiancée Christine Bleakley, whose parents are from Fermanagh, at a farewell reception for the US Consul in Belfast.
3 Jul 2015 10:01 • Meadhbh Monahan
Misery of 12 hour waits in A&E
Ten patients waited longer than 12 hours in South West Acute Hospital’s (SWAH) A&E last year contravening Ministerial guidelines, figures show. They also reveal that waiting time performance at A&E at SWAH has been getting worse.
The waiting times target is that 95 per cent of patients should be seen within four hours.
2 Jul 2015 18:01
Denzil McDaniel opinion: Identity can divide us, or give us common purpose
One of the great leaders of the Anglican Church is Archbishop of York, Dr. John Sentamu. He’s a great communicator, as many of those who heard him preach in St. Macartin’s Cathedral in Enniskillen will agree.
2 Jul 2015 16:30
Suspended sentence for manager who stole cash from employer for almost nine years
A FORMER general manager of a major chain of convenience stores who admitted stealing cash from his employer over a period of almost nine years has avoided going to jail.
2 Jul 2015 15:30 • Rodney Edwards
£95,000 severance between six former councillors
SIX former councillors who left Fermanagh District Council ahead of its amalgamation with Omagh District Council have received more than £95,000 in severance packages between them.
2 Jul 2015 15:01 • Julie Kenwell
Police arrest 25 years old over possession of crossbow
A 25-year-old man was arrested in Brookeborough on Monday for possessing a crossbow after police received a report that a 29-year-old man had been assaulted in the village.
2 Jul 2015 13:45
Sale of Lough Erne Resort completed
The sale of the Lough Erne Resort has been completed.
The purchase of the five-star luxury hotel and golf resort near Enniskillen has been completed by a U.S. investment group led by Vine Avenue Advisors, LLC, headed by Michael Saliba, and TRU Hotels and Resorts, a hotel investment and management company founded by veteran American hoteliers Jeff Mahan and Mark Ward.
2 Jul 2015 12:30
Portora bow out of Henley after battling performance
After a fighting performance, Portora Boat Club’s oarsmen were beaten by just half of a length in their heat this afternoon in The Princess Elizabeth Challenge Cup for junior men’s 8s at Henley Royal Regatta.
2 Jul 2015 10:10
McCluskey to miss Antrim game after red card appeal turned down
Fermanagh will be without key defender Ryan McCluskey for Sunday's clash with Antrim after his appeal over the red card he picked up in the Ulster semi-final against Monaghan was turned down on Wednesday night.
1 Jul 2015 22:30
In Thursday's Impartial
The misery of patients waiting for attention at A&E is laid bare as figures show that waiting times at the South West Acute Hospital have been getting worse. The Western Health Trust commends its staff and points to the increasing pressure they are under.