Lisnaskea youngsters set for a new centre

THE Carrowshee Park and Syvan Hill Community Association have been awarded £20,000 for the construction of a new community building. Like the Derrygonnelly loop path, the Lisnaskea association will be combining the Council grant with other funding sources. In the case of Carrosyl, this additional funding is coming in the form of £70,000 from the […]

Motorists must wait for review of potholes

POTHOLES and road conditions throughout the county cannot be reviewed until the full budget has been put in place, it has been revealed. Fermanagh and Omagh District Council wrote to the Department for Infrastructure detailing their frustration at the increasing number of potholes and deteriorating roads across Fermanagh. Councillors are continuously being contacted by constituents […]

Strong work ethic goes a long way in Derrylin

THAT the new natural gasline coming across the length of Fermanagh and Tyrone is terminating in Derrylin is a clear indication that the south Fermanagh town and its surrounding area will be a major place of industry and employment for years to come. The area has of course suffered serious setbacks – in recent years […]

Prison for man linked to Enniskillen burglary

A MAN has been sentenced to nine months in prison for being in a jeep that was stolen in Enniskillen. Thomas Ward (24) of Glenmore Park, Muirhevanmor, Dundalk, Co Louth appeared at Carrick-on-Shannon District Court last week where he pleaded guilty to being in possession of a stolen Nissan Qashqai. In evidence, Sgt Maire McGarry […]

Locals help apprehend suspected burglar in Derrylin

A LITHUANIAN man was “equipped for theft” apprehended by the local community in the Derrylin area, who detained him until police arrived. Tomas Politovas (28) of Fairview Drive, Monaghan appeared at Enniskillen Magistrates Court on Monday via video link from Maghaberry Prison, where he pleaded guilty to going equipped for theft. Shortly before 11pm on […]