Enniskillen saddened by death of Margaret McAdam


THE Enniskillen community has been left saddened following the passing of the much-loved Margaret McAdam who was known as a hard worker and a person of deep faith. Formerly of Drumcor Hill in Enniskillen, Ms McAdam passed away peacefully on Wednesday, surrounded by her family. Born in 1936 to parents Owen and Maggie, Ms McAdam grew up […]


Singer Patrick to release new single


DONAGH singer Patrick Treacy is quickly establishing himself as one of the leading Country music acts and he’s set to release new music later this year. On Saturday, April 20, a large crowd is expected to turn out to the Donagh GAA clubhouse where the Fermanagh man will be launching his new single ‘Starting Out’. […]


Call for return of Special Olympics club in Fermanagh


EFFORTS are being made to resurrect a Special Olympics organisation locally, but it will need the help of the Fermanagh people if it’s to come about. Based at Fermanagh House in Enniskillen, the Lakeland Special Olympics Club started in 2006, however, it closed last year. Special Olympics Ulster hopes to get the group up and running again and is having […]


Sheamus Greene puts breaks on bus driving


LOCAL Sinn Féin councillor Sheamus Greene has come to the end of the road – he’s retiring as a school bus driver after 27 years. The councillor for Erne East may be getting out from behind the wheel, but he has only happy memories of the job and the many students who travelled with him. “I’m officially no […]


Fermanagh man faces child cruelty charges


A FERMANAGH man has appeared in court accused of child cruelty offences after a toddler was admitted to hospital following a seizure and found to have ingested cocaine. Aged in his 30s but unable to be named to protect the identity of the toddler, is accused of wilfully exposing him in a manner likely to cause […]


Fermanagh BT staff urged to keep fighting


EMPLOYEES eligible for redundancy packages at the EE Call Centre in Enniskillen have been told to ‘hang fire’ on agreeing to anything as the fight to save their jobs ramps up. A fortnight ago, staff at the former BT Group branch in the town, now known as the EE Call Centre, were left devastated after they were informed […]


Woman charged with death almost twice alcohol limit


By Tanya Fowles A woman whose vehicle struck and killed an expectant mother in Co Fermanagh — seriously injuring two other members of her family in the process — was twice the legal alcohol limit and was an unaccompanied learner driver. Emma Josephine Feely (34) from Blackrock Park, Belleek is charged with causing the death of […]


COURT: 29 years in prison for Daniel Allen


A MAN who admitted murdering three generations of the same family including a baby in a horrific Fermanagh blaze has been sentenced to 29 years in prison. Daniel Sebastian Allen (32) whose address was previously the scene of the incident at Molly Road, Derrylin but is now given as Maghaberry Prison, has remained remanded in […]


BREAKING: Woman charged after fatal crash in Belleek


POLICE have confirmed that a 34-year-old woman has been charged with causing death by dangerous driving following a fatal road crash which occurred in Belleek on Monday evening, The woman has been charged with causing death by dangerous driving, two counts of  causing grievous bodily injury by dangerous driving and a number of other related […]


Man arrested on suspicion of Enniskillen burglary


A 55-YEAR old man has been arrested on suspicion of an aggravated burglary which took place at a commercial premises in the Dublin Road area of Enniskillen on Sunday, January 28. Following a search of a property today (Tuesday, February 20), the Police confirmed that a man has been arrested and he remains in custody, […]