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  • Frustration for businesses as works disrupt trade

    There has been widespread frustration and anger among the local business community as works in Enniskillen continue to disrupt trade. A series of improvement works are taking place at the Quay Lane West Car Park at the rear of Belmore Street. This

  • Trillick stone mason inducted into Guild of Master Craftsmen

    A Trillick stonemason has spoken of his pride of being inducted to the Guild of Master Craftsmen. Emmet McGirr from Trillick was inducted in a ceremony last month in Edinburgh. Emmet is one of two Master Craftsmen in Northern Ireland who specialise

  • SuperValu and Centra launch life-saving campaign

    A Fermanagh woman has spoken about the life-saving screening that helped detect her cancer while at a local shop. Bridie Treanor from Rosslea is now lending her support to a fundraising initiative for the Action Cancer Big Bus. Leading food convenience

  • Fermanagh youth programme was all about building relationships

    Castle Island, Enniskillen was the venue for a celebration event for the Youth on Water (YoW) project. Young people and their families with Blue Green Yonder and PSNI Neighbourhood Policing Teams from Enniskillen and Erne West gathered for an afternoon

  • Tractor run raises over £1,000 for Air Ambulance

    Members of Magheraveely Development Association are pictured presenting a cheque for £1,055 to Air Ambulance NI volunteers. The funds were raised at a recent tractor run and fun day in the village. A spokesperson from Air Ambulance NI said:

  • Fermanagh school hosts Roald Dahl Day

    One of the most beloved children's authors of all time was celebrated in Derrygonnelly recently as school children marked his birthday. Roald Dahl Day is held ever year on his birthday, September 12 and this year the pupils and staff of St. Patrick's

  • Stolen tractor found burnt out

    A tractor that was stolen from the Border area of Fermanagh has been found burnt out in County Sligo. The Massey Ferguson 6290 with loader and a green bale spike was stolen from near Derrylin on September 27. It was found burnt out in the Republic

  • Make mental health and wellbeing a global priority

    BY MAIREAD MILLMORE  This year, World Mental Health Day will be marked on October 10, 2022. Set by the World Federation for Mental Health, this year’s theme is, 'Make mental health and wellbeing for all a global priority'. focussing on the importance

  • Tributes to late 'people's person' Cecil Humes, 86

    The wife of the late Cecil Humes has paid tribute to her beloved husband, describing him as a "people's person" who made many good friends during his 62 years as a car salesman for TP Topping. Cecil, 86, late of Lack Road, Drumharvey, Irvinestown

  • Mike and Rose mark Diamond wedding anniversary

    Local couple Mike and Rose Tarrant recently celebrated their Diamond Wedding Anniversary on September 22. The pair who live in Bellanaleck were married 60 years ago at the Salvation Army Hall in Derby. Rose originally from Nottingham, met Mike

  • Works commence at four play parks in Fermanagh

    Fermanagh and Omagh District Council has commenced works on four play parks in the Fermanagh area of the district including Cottage Lawn in Belcoo, Rusheen in Garrison, Lisnarick and Jubilee Hill in Trory. The proposed works are part of the Council

  • Nurses delight as they tackle new roles at SWAH neonatal

    Following an extensive and long-drawn campaign to recruit more specialist nurses to the neonatal unit at South West Acute Hospital, two nurses new in the role have spoken about what they have gained since taking on their new role. One of those

  • Reports of dead animal obstructing road

    There are reports of a dead animal on a road in Co. Fermanagh.   A PSNI spokesperson confirmed there was a dead animal and in a statement said: "Police received a report of a car striking a deer on the Glen Road, Tempo at around 7am on Friday morning

  • £1.9m fraudster who faked cancer loses appeal

    A Fivemiletown woman who defrauded her employers out of £1.9 million and faked having cancer to continue funding her lavish lifestyle, has lost a bid to appeal the prison sentence imposed. Julie McBrien (47) also known as Hogg, of Screeby Road

  • Now is the time for silage sampling

    Do you know how much energy or protein is in your silage or what the actual dry matter is? With input costs seemingly on a forever rising trajectory it is critical that farmers know these answers and feed stock accordingly this winter. Darryl

  • Kerr pleased as ‘Gers cruise into next round

    Enniskillen Rangers 5 Kilrea United 1 Enniskillen Rangers eased into the second round of the Irish Junior Cup as an expected tough challenge from Kilrea United, who enjoyed a very successful campaign last season, did not materialise at the Ball

  • Familiar foes to meet once again for a place in the decider

    A place in the Intermediate Football Championship final will be the prize for the winner on Saturday evening at Brewster Park as Devenish take on Derrylin in the last four of the competition. It will be the second meeting of the sides in this year

  • Can Enniskillen close the gap or will Harps reach final again?

    Derrygonnelly and Enniskillen will clash in Tempo on Saturday evening as last year’s Senior Championship finalists go head to head for a spot in this year’s decider. It was the Harps who came through in that decider last year, running out comfortable

  • Stafford heads home winner as Ducks prepare to face top two

    Knockbreda 1 Ballinamallard United 2 Mark Stafford’s 55th minute header proved decisive as Ballinamallard made it four wins on the bounce, including three in the league, with a 2-1 win away to Knockbreda on Saturday. Despite a positive start

  • Chapman happy to make it through to the decider

    Brookeborough 2-06 Newtownbutler 2-15 Newtownbutler booked their place in the Junior Championship final at the second time of asking after they defeated Brookeborough last Saturday at Shamrock Park. Darren Chapman’s side were defeated in the

  • McGrath wonder-goal seals points for Beragh

    Lisbellaw United 1 Beragh Swifts 2 Beragh Swifts picked up their fourth win in Division One with a 2-1 victory away to Lisbellaw United last weekend. Eamon McGrath netted a brace in the second half to cancel out Sam Lindsay’s first-half strike