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The death has occurred of Mrs. Noreen Brownlee Witmer, of the USA, late of the Five Points, Bellanaleck.
There was great sadness when the death occurred recently after a short illness, in the Erne Hospital of Gladys Maxwell (Marshall), late of Drumwhinney Road, Kesh.
There has been widespread shock and disbelief at the sudden death of Kathleen McClintock on Sunday June 13, 2010 in the Erne Hospital.
There was widespread shock and sadness at the news of the sudden death of John Donegan, 57 Windmill Heights, Enniskillen. John had been in reasonably good health until he took ill at home and passed away a few hours later.
The death took place at the Erne Hospital, Enniskillen on May 29 of Thomas Robert Acheson (Bob), the third in the family of seven children of the late Thomas and Elizabeth Acheson, Meenagleragh, Derrygonnelly.
The death took place on Friday, May 28, 2010, in the County Nursing Home, Enniskillen of Mrs. Eirene (Rene) Benson.
A new Novice Breeders Class has been introduced to most shows in Northern Ireland. Lee York from Florencecourt was the winner of this new class at Saintfield Show, Lee also took first place in the open ewe lamb class.
A new sponsor for the Champion of Champions in the livestock sector; the final of the new NISA/Ulster Bank Pedigree Heifer competition; numerous qualifiers in the cattle and sheep sections: the Show Jumping Ireland Series Show Jumping Grand Prix; and as World Cup predictions abound Omagh Show will be quite up to date with a class for a collage picture entitled 'The World Cup' and a Floral Art class entitled "Football Crazy"..
Some exhibitors including Jane Magee, Joan Hinchliffe and Shirley Hurst successfully defended their titles in the Cob, Connemara Brood Mare and Fermanagh Ridden Hunter classes respectively. at the Horse and Pony Show at Necarne on Saturday. Entries in all of the ridden pony classes were also substantially increased.
The 2010 staging of Fermanagh County Show was launched by Fermanagh Farming Society at Belle Isle Castle on Tuesday hosted by Charles and Fiona Plunkett.
Farmers around the county have been taking full advantage of the excellent summer weather to gather in their winter fodder. Apart from some high quality silage crops, many farmers have been able to make hay, the conditions have been so good.
Equine student at the Enniskillen Campus were celebrating yesterday (Wednesday) as the awards ceremony for degrees and other qualifications was held.
Student Lee Hamilton, who recently sat his A levels at Fivemiletown College, will share his interest in football coaching in Argentina this summer.
AS -level student Ryan MacMahon was enjoying just reward for completing his exams this week as he headed off to Ecuador in South America on a prestigious travel adventure of a lifetime.
A university graduate is spending three months this summer as a volunteer manager in India with Raleigh International.
A design for a special military vehicle created by a talented Fermanagh student at Northumbria University is proving something of a showstopper at his college.
The new Justice Minister believes that people who commit crimes in Fermanagh should continue be put on trial in Fermanagh.
A 41-year-old mother of seven went beyond "reasonable parental chastisement" in smacking her three "boisterous" young stepchildren, Enniskillen Crown Court has heard.
Donagh's "appalling secret" was laid bare on Friday as a judge described how children living in the village suffered "horrific" sexual abuse at the hands of four brothers.
KEEP your dogs under control or be bitten by tough penalties.
Fermanagh is famous for its beautiful lakes and frequent rainfall but now it's... running out of water. Well, sort of.
THE man tasked with co-ordinating the Government's response to the situation at Quinn Insurance gave evidence to the Committee for Employment and Learning in Enniskillen yesterday.
FERMANAGH and South Tyrone MLA Tom Elliott said he had not expected to be sought out to contest the Ulster Unionist Party leadership.
BEN Thompson can play football, dribble a basketball and shoot an arrow, but he can't go to a basic school open day.A complete lack of disabled facilities at Portora Royal School means the wheelchair-bound boy can not visit the campus on Monday alongside his P6 classmates.
DEBT in Fermanagh has reached shocking levels as the county plummets more and more into the red.
There has been widespread shock and disbelief at the tragic death of Stuart Irwin on Sunday May 23, 2010.
Dennis Abram passed away peacefully at home in the presence of his wife Marina and sons Kenneth and Brian at 6.15am on June 3, 2010 at the age of 74 years. He was the youngest of his brothers Billy and Cecil and his eldest sister Elizabeth (Lily) who passed away last year at the age of 93.
An updated version of a "Guide to Agricultural Vehicles on the Road, has been produced by the Ulster Farmers Union Legislation Committee. The booklet has been produced with support from NFU Mutual and from the Northern Ireland Environment Agency, PSNI, Driver & Vehicle Agency, HM Revenue & Customs and the Health & Safety Executive NI.
Two farmers groups on both sides of the Border are joining up next week to go on a farming study tour of Scotland.
The suckler is the key to making more money, according to organisers of a major open day shortly.
A Fermanagh young farmer member has been granted a bursary to attend a major conference next week.
A new strategy for the local food industry has been launched this week by the Enterprise Minister, Arlene Foster and Agriculture Minister, Michelle Gildernew.
A number of goodbyes will mark the end of this academic year for the Collegiate Grammar School community. Four well-known members of staff, Mrs. Margaret Adams, Mrs. Angela Gibson, Mrs. Hannah Northridge and Mrs. Audrey Wilson will retire this summer. Their collective teaching careers represent an impressive span not only in terms of years but also in the breadth and depth of their spheres of influence in school life.
A long serving and highly regarded member of the county's teaching profession, Mr. Robert Northridge, Deputy Headmaster of Portora Royal School, officially retires at the end of August.
Photographer John McVitty's work has been recognised again with a major award.
An alleged member of a knife-wielding gang that robbed the Northern Bank in Kesh and rammed a police car before fleeing across the Border has been refused bail.
The Birthday 2010 Honours List Northern Ireland, announced on Saturday, brought exciting news for four people with Fermanagh connections.
A 19-year-old man has admitted killing a teenage boy in car crash on the Derrylin Road at Lisnaskea over a year ago.
A float featuring men carrying fake guns dressed as cash machine raiders wearing balaclavas at a parade at the County Fleadh has been branded "unacceptable" by one on-looker.
An eco-village of 200 new houses is planned for the site of the former Grosvenor Barracks in Enniskillen.
The "townies" turned out in force on Tuesday evening for the launch of a new book "Enniskillen in the rare ould times."
Fermanagh will continue to be the only county in Northern Ireland to have its own district council for the foreseeable future, following the collapse of the Review of Public Adminstration this week.
The mother of a 16-year-old boy found dead in Lough Erne says her "heart is broken" and her family is "completely devastated". And although teenager Daniel Mohan's body was found eight weeks ago, his mum says she still doesn't know why he died.
A native of Co. Fermanagh, George Hall passed away suddenly at his home in Ayr, Canada on Monday, May 31, 2010 in his 86th year.
The death took place on Saturday, May 15 of Gerald Edward John Brown (Gerry).
The Northern Ireland Assembly's Executive will shortly be presented with recommendations from the Fermanagh Flooding Task Force.
The Ulster Farmers' Union's new President, John Thompson(third right) has been meeting the group chairmen and UFU staff in Fermanagh during a recent visit. Meeting him are(from left); Albert McClelland, senior manager; Andrew Wilson, South East Fermanagh UFU Group Chairman; George Hamilton, North Fermanagh UFU Group Chairman, Collum Graham, South-West UFU Group Chairman; Claire Millar and Richard Henderson, Group Managers.
Farmers should be preparing their nitrate records ready for Cross-Compliance inspections, according to Mark Kingston, of Countryside Management Delivery Branch, DARD.
The fine weather has been a boost to bees, allowing them to collect the plentiful nectar and pollen from trees and plants currently in bloom, according to Ethel Irvine of Fermanagh Beekeepers' Association.
Succession planning is an important and often complex process for farm businesses, and each family situation is unique.
The Single Farm Payment must be fully protected and paid to active livestock producers, according to a consensus of Chairmen of livestock committees across the British Isles.
The highest price bull at the Northern Ireland Charolais Club's May show and sale in Dungannon at 4,600gns was achieved by a Clogher breeder.
Livestock breeders from Fermanagh have been exhibiting their prize stock at recent agricultural shows.
Teenagers who want to see their favourite World Cup matches on the big screen, can do so in the company of their friends from tomorrow (Friday).
The town of Enniskillen has changed considerably over the last half century, but much of its charm remains.
It's five weeks today since the Westminster General Election and while the dust hasn't just fully settled, there has at least been some time for all the protagonists to reflect.
Fermanagh's police chief has a drink problem.
Enniskillen-born Cormac McKinney has been appointed Principal of St. Colman's College, Newry - the first lay Principal to be appointed to the school established in 1823.
PARENTS of disabled children attending Elmbrook Special School's summer scheme in Enniskillen will have to drive their kids to it themselves from next month.
Councillor Stephen Huggett returned as Chairman of Fermanagh District Council on Monday night and wasted no time in putting down his marker.
Improving water quality and serving the needs of a growing population were reasons behind a £13 million new wastewater treatment works near Enniskillen which were officially opened yesterday (Wednesday).
A special visitor to Florence Court, Co. Fermanagh on Sunday was the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Owen Paterson.
26-year-old Alison Brimstone will replace Arlene Foster on Fermanagh District Council following her resignation on Monday night, we can reveal.
Two Fermanagh schools are celebrating their success in separate award ceremonies.
A 38-year-old man has been describing how a family fishing trip almost ended in disaster when their boat was rammed by a runaway cruiser and smashed onto rocks before sinking.
The death has taken place recently of Mrs. Bridget (Bea) Jones who passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 1 at the Graan Abbey Nursing Home.
This week, our penultimate week, we make our journey back to Wellington Place and pay a visit to the Castle Barracks. I must admit at this early stage to a particular fondness for the castle and the surrounding buildings.
St. Ninnidh's in Derrylin has been named one of Northern Ireland's greenest schools after coming runner up in 'Tesco Green Schools of the Year' last week.
The Impartial Reporter was among the local landmarks who received a welcome American visitor on Tuesday when Northern Ireland's US Consul General visited Fermanagh for the first time.
As many as eight new jobs have been created at Bryson Charitable Group in Enniskillen.
THERE'S fears that thousands of Fermanagh Facebook users are compromising their personal safety by using the popular site.
Unionist unity candidate Rodney Connor, who lost the election for the Fermanagh/south Tyrone seat by four votes, has lodged an election petition in the High Court asking for a full recount of the votes cast in the constituency last month.
Paedophile priest Eugene Lewis fooled a lot of people: the Fermanagh couple whose three young daughters he sexually abused, his family and friends, and fellow clergy who joined in singing his praises.
Fermanagh Councillor Alex Baird has come in for criticism for his role in a protest by Fermanagh schools at Stormont on Tuesday.
Fermanagh students will be able to study degree courses without having to leave their home county to go to university, thanks to major developments at South West College.
The new Chairman of Fermanagh District Council to be elected next Monday evening is expected to be Sinn Fein's Stephen Huggett.
A youth club in Enniskillen is handing out contraceptives and pregnancy tests to teenagers.
The Fire Service have yet to personally apologise to Enniskillen bomb victims and their families for removing a photographic tribute to those killed in the 1987 Poppy Day bombing.
The Department of Agriculture and Rural Development has reminded sheep producers that from Tuesday of this week, June 1, the movement rules for sheep changed.
The Irish hare, one of Ireland's longest established mammals, is found on both upland and lowland habitats.
This year's launch of the Cydectin Charolais Championships to be hosted by the Clogher Valley Show in July, took place in the Clogher Valley recently.
The new rural planning policy, PPS21 was finally published this week and it was given a welcome by the largest farmers' group in Northern Ireland, the Ulster Farmes' Union.
Stock-judgers from the west of the Province were in fine form recently during the Northern Ireland Charolais Club's young judging competition in Antrim.
In the second report on Fermanagh Grassland Club's visit to Co. Antrim farms, we carry the report on their outing to the Focus Farm belonging to the Wallace family.