28 Nov 2014 15:30 • Rodney Edwards

Political reaction to Adams’ remarks

MOMENTS after this newspaper broke the story on a political storm erupted with politicians lining up to criticise Sinn Fein President Gerry Adams for his “b***ards” remark.

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28 Nov 2014 15:00 • Rodney Edwards

SF did not politicise Irish language: Adams

THE assertion by First Minister Peter Robinson this week that Sinn Fein has “politicised” the Irish language has been rejected by Gerry Adams.

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28 Nov 2014 15:00 • Editorial Department

Tweets of the Week - did you make it?

Rodney Edwards @rodneyedwards @GerryAdamsSF on “bigotry” in unionism: “The point is to break these b***ards - break them with equality. That’s the republican strategy.”

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28 Nov 2014 14:00 • Editorial Department

Whitey looking Mallards to bounce back on Friday night

Ballinamallard manager Whitey Anderson is backing his players to bounce back from defeat against Ballymena with a home victory over Warrenpoint under the Ferney Park floodlights on Friday night.

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28 Nov 2014 13:02

Interim Board of Governors will steer arrangements for school amalgamation

AN Interim Board of Governors will be established to take forward all arrangements to effect the amalgamation of the Collegiate Grammar with Portora Royal School, the Western Education and Library Board (WELB) has confirmed this afternoon (Friday).


28 Nov 2014 11:00 • Lily Dane

Those were the days: Rallying round for motor club’s jubilee

From The Impartial Reporter, November 30, 1989: This fully restored Cooper “S” belonging to Tullyhommon rally driver Mervyn Johnston (left) was the main attraction at the Enniskillen Motor Club’s 25th anniversary. Austin Frazer is pictured on the right. See Looking Back 25 Years Ago.

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28 Nov 2014 10:39 • Julie Kenwell

“This is by no means over”, says Collegiate principal over recommended merge proposal

THE principal of Collegiate Grammar School says the fight to save it is far from over despite the Education Minister's recommendation today (Friday) to merge it with Portora Royal.


28 Nov 2014 10:30 • Rodney Edwards

Gildernew adds to furore with new swear word gaffe

SINN Fein MP Michelle Gildernew has described the Democratic Unionist Party’s Gregory Campbell as “a b***ocks” during a meeting in Enniskillen, The Impartial Reporter can reveal.

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28 Nov 2014 08:30 • Rodney Edwards

Stormont Files: Cancer families lobby MLAs on ‘silent killer’

FERMANAGH and South Tyrone MLA, Arlene Foster was among a number of political representatives who heard first-hand from families affected by pancreatic cancer during an awareness day at Stormont on Monday.

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27 Nov 2014 19:00 • Editorial Department

Elding raring to get back on the pitch and among the goals

After a five week absence due to injury Ballinamallard striker Anthony Elding is back in the squad for Friday evening’s clash with Warrenpoint at Ferney Park, and he cannot wait to get back on the pitch.

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27 Nov 2014 19:00 • Rodney Edwards

#fermanaghspake This Week is...


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27 Nov 2014 18:30 • Meadhbh Monahan

Elliott says ‘no issue’ using public money to employ convicted criminal

UUP MLA Tom Elliott states that “there was never any issue around” the fact that he used public money to employ a convicted criminal.

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27 Nov 2014 17:30 • Brian Donaldson

‘Daddy was a great man’

The family of 48-year-old motorcyclist, Brian Lynch, who died in hospital last Thursday from injuries sustained in a road collision six days earlier, have described him as a “great man” full of generosity and who will be greatly missed.

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27 Nov 2014 16:30 • Brian Donaldson

Memorial service remembers Drumcose crash that claimed nine lives 70 years ago

A memorial service to mark the 70th anniversary of the crash of a Catalina Flying Boat at Drumcose, near Ely Lodge, which claimed the lives of its nine-man crew, was held yesterday at the crash site.

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27 Nov 2014 16:00 • Editorial Department

Comment - Warren Little - The illegitimate children are only fighting amongst themselves

There is a great Irish expression used upon the occurrence of a dispute gone too far. It’s at that point during a bit of sledging when one of the protagonists is deemed to have crossed a line. Someone will slightly tilt their head, screw their face a little, and say, ‘Ah, here’.

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27 Nov 2014 15:30 • Denzil McDaniel

How I see it - a personal view by Denzil McDaniel -Dibley parish council should take over Stormont

In the very first episode of “Vicar of Dibley”, the leader of the St. Barnabas parish council, David Horton is horrified that their new Rector is a woman, Dawn French’s character. Never mind that the congregation was reduced to just four regulars in church because the previous incumbent, the 102-year-old Rev. Pottle was so dull and lifeless.

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27 Nov 2014 15:00 • Editorial Department

473 people accused of benefit fraud over past four years

SOCIAL Development Minister Mervyn Storey has pledged to crack down on benefit fraud in Fermanagh.

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27 Nov 2014 14:00 • Rodney Edwards

‘Better outcome’ for cancer patients if they travel for ‘top class treatment’

HEALTH Minister Jim Wells has said cancer patients in Fermanagh should travel to Belfast or Londonderry for treatment so they can have “a better outcome”.

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27 Nov 2014 13:00 • Meadhbh Monahan

82-year-old mother vows to fight Trust decision to cut day care for Sean

“Scandalous” is how the 82-year-old mother of a severely disabled man has described a decision by the Western Trust to cut his 20 hours a week at the Killadeas Day Care Centre.

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27 Nov 2014 12:51 • Meadhbh Monahan

Devenish Island gravestone damaged by fire

A nineteenth century grave stone, marking the grave of the parents of the ‘last prince of Fermanagh’ on Devenish Island has been damaged by fire.


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