Fermanagh workers should have ‘right to switch off’ from jobs


FERMANAGH workers should have “the right to swtich off” from their jobs, whether they are working at home or not. That’s the view of the local Council who last week backed a motion by Cllr Adam Gannon calling on the Economy Minister to rethink his refusal to introduce legislation allowing employees to disconnect from work, […]


Fermanagh positive Covid cases continuing to fall


CASES of Covid in Fermanagh are continuing to fall this week, however the total number of locals people testing positive remains in the hundreds. Over the seven days leading up to September 13 there were 777 cases of Covid in the Fermanagh and Omagh area, with an infection rate of 670 per 100,000 of population. […]


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Man and woman released on police bail pending further enquiries


DETECTIVES have now released a man and woman both aged in their 20s on police bail pending further enquiries after they were both arrested on suspicion of theft. The arrest was in connection with a number of reports of thefts from vehicles at properties at Lisbellaw, Maguiresbridge and Belcoo, and from properties at Maguiresbridge and […]


Mixed reaction over Minister’s move to vaccinate children


CHILDREN aged between 12 and 15 years old will be offered a first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine shortly. According to the North’s chief medical officer, Michael McBride, children will “benefit” from the dose after concerns over the impact that missing face-to-face school has had on the emotional and physical health of young people. “Education […]


Local rivalries put aside to cheer on Tyrone’s new footballing heroes


COUNTY rivalries and neighbourly banter aside, there were celebrations across Fermanagh at the weekend as the Tyrone team lifted the Sam Maguire cup for a fourth time. While there may have been one or two remaining begrudgers, the joyous scenes as the newly crowned All Ireland champions arrived to a deservedly triumphant welcome at Healy […]


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Man arrested in relation to Darling Street assault


DETECTIVES investigating an assault in the Darling Street area of Enniskillen on Saturday 11th September have arrested a 30 year old man. Detective Inspector Winters said: “Shortly before 10:10pm, it was reported that a number of males were involved in an altercation in the area. Two males were injured following the incident. The male was […]


Enniskillen street brawl goes viral


AS LOCAL businesses open up and try to get back on their feet following a challenging 18 months, Enniskillen has been hit by negative publicity after a video of a night brawl at the weekend went viral on social media. The video, which was shared hundreds of times on social media, showed a number of men […]