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31 Aug 2015 12:00 • Editorial Department

Fermanagh born doctor tells all in memoir of remarkable life story

THE Fermanagh born man who was held captive by Saddam Hussein’s regime and was doctor to the late pop star Michael Jackson is to publish his life story later this year. Doctor Patrick Treacy’s book ‘Behind the Mask’ is part travelogue, thriller, and celebrity tell-all and is already a best seller in terms of pre-orders on the Amazon website.
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31 Aug 2015 09:00 • Editorial Department

25 year old returned for trial on A&E assault charges

A 25-YEAR-OLD man accused of assaulting a nurse and a porter during an incident at the Accident and Emergency department in the South West Acute Hospital earlier this summer has been returned for trial.
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30 Aug 2015 19:00 • Editorial Department

New Hope Centre sale could provide community group with financial assistance

THE New Hope Centre, at Erne Road, Enniskillen is to close and offered for sale, according to Davy Kettyles, the only remaining voluntary director and company secretary of Enniskillen Community Development Partnership which owns it.
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30 Aug 2015 16:00 • Editorial Department

Joint venture will mean better rural 3G and 4G access

INTERNET speeds on mobile phones are to improve greatly in rural areas in Fermanagh after a joint venture between two major phone providers.
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30 Aug 2015 12:00 • Meadhbh Monahan

A successful diversification keeps family business on line

THREE years after diversifying the family business to cover both installation of security systems and CCTV monitoring, Jason McElwaine hopes to build his client base and expand into new technologies.
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30 Aug 2015 09:30 • Rodney Edwards

VIDEO: Stormont 'in crisis' says Elliott as UUP quit Executive

THE Ulster Unionist Party will pull out of the Northern Ireland Executive next week.
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30 Aug 2015 09:00 • Meadhbh Monahan

Poor broadband leaves Skea businesses in ‘olden times’

LISNASKEA Main Street is “living in the olden times compared to the surrounding areas.”
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29 Aug 2015 18:00 • Editorial Department

Car dealer failed to reveal Audi was an insurance write-off

A CAR dealer who failed to reveal that an Audi he was selling had been classed as an insurance write-off has been ordered to pay over £2,800 in compensation.
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29 Aug 2015 15:00 • Editorial Department

Kenyan priest and friend inspires Tony to run another marathon

RUNNING man Tony McGourty will take on the Longford Marathon this Sunday in a bid to raise money for his old friend, Father Gabriel Dolan.
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29 Aug 2015 12:00 • Rodney Edwards

Pub designs special menu for customers with learning difficulties

AN Enniskillen bar and restaurant has designed a special menu for people with learning difficulties. Pub manager Steven Curley, who runs The Linen Hall on Townhall Street, was approached by Fresh Focus to desi
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29 Aug 2015 09:00 • Lily Dane

Last post for Joan who put her own stamp on job for 16 years

A well-known and popular face at Cornagrade Road Post Office, Enniskillen, Joan O’Hanlon is set to step down from her long held position today (Thursday).
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28 Aug 2015 19:00 • Meadhbh Monahan

Top sports stars back call for Centre for Sporting Excellence

“There is an urgent need for improvements to running and athletics facilities; there is not one yard of synthetic track in Fermanagh.”
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28 Aug 2015 15:00 • Rodney Edwards

Major three phase scheme to improve traffic in Enniskillen

A MAJOR roads scheme in Enniskillen which would see a number of additional lanes introduced to improve traffic flow is expected to begin within the next year.
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28 Aug 2015 15:00 • Editorial Department

Tweets of the Week - did you make it?

Meave McCann @Meave_McCann Shout to the taxi man who delivered my lost phone to my door step, all the way from Enniskillen.
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28 Aug 2015 12:00 • Rodney Edwards

Domestic Abuse Unit is the latest police resource to be moved out of Fermanagh

A SPECIAL police unit which responds to incidents such as domestic abuse and child abuse has been moved out of Enniskillen Police Station to Omagh in yet another shake up by the PSNI.
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28 Aug 2015 11:54

Quinn firm pleads guilty to two charges over death of Fermanagh footballer Brian Óg Maguire in industrial accident

THE owners of a factory in Derrylin where a Fermanagh GAA county player was fatally injured as a result of an industrial accident nearly three years ago have pleaded guilty to breaching health and safety regulations.
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28 Aug 2015 11:00 • Lily Dane

Looking Back: Fermanagh County Show

The Impartial Reporter, August 26, 1965: The Ulster Dairy Queen (Miss Philomena O’Reilly) presenting the Championship Cup for the best bacon carcase at Fermanagh County Show on Tuesday to Mr. Edwin D. Bruce. See 50 Years Ago column.
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28 Aug 2015 10:20 • Meadhbh Monahan

New amalgamated school proposed for St. Comhghall's Lisnaskea site

LISNASKEA is the proposed location for a new secondary school to be formed by amalgamating St. Comhghall's College, Lisnaskea and St. Eugene's College, Rosslea, The Impartial Reporter understands.
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28 Aug 2015 09:00 • Rodney Edwards

Firefighters miss calls as pagers go down for 30 hours

FIREFIGHTERS in Enniskillen did not attend the scene of a road traffic accident last week because their pagers stopped working for more than 30 hours, it has emerged.
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27 Aug 2015 19:00 • Editorial Department

Man caught drink-driving for seventh time

A MOTORIST who was four times over the legal drink-driving limit when he was stopped by police just hours after making a court appearance has been sentenced to four months in jail and given a 10-year road ban.
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27 Aug 2015 19:00 • Rodney Edwards

#fermanaghspake This Week is...

When the wine is in, the wit is out
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27 Aug 2015 15:00 • Jonathan Rainey

Police thank Derrylin residents for help as six arrests made

POLICE have thanked residents in Derrylin for their “vital” help in foiling a burglary in the area.
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27 Aug 2015 13:00 • Meadhbh Monahan

Elliott says ‘we need clarity on IRA position’ as UUP set to pull out

The Ulster Unionist Party (UUP) will decide on Saturday if they will pull out of Northern Ireland Executive over claims that the IRA still exists.
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27 Aug 2015 13:00

Music that unifies with the Bootlegs Band

ROCK ‘n’ roll blues group, The Bootlegs Band, will kick off their Ireland and UK tour with a performance at Mahon’s Hotel, Irvinestown, on September 8.
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27 Aug 2015 13:00

Rock the Lough returns for 15th year

ROCK the Lough returns on Sunday for its fifteenth year.
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