Enniskillen Bomb

Enniskillen bomb was an ‘atrocity’ -Sinn Fein candidate

IN WHAT is believed to be the first time Sinn Fein has openly condemned the Enniskillen Remembrance Day bombing, the party’s candidate in Friday’s presidential election has described it as an atrocity. Earlier this year local Sinn Fein councillor and then council chairman Stephen McCann sparked a walkout and no-confidence motion when he refused to […]

Tully Castle ranks as one of Ireland’s spookiest spots

FERMANAGH’S thrill seeking ghost busters may have several ghosts and ghouls lurking close by on 31st October.  For those interested in a potential spooky encounter this Halloween Tully Castle may be the ideal historic building to visit. Located just off the main Enniskillen to Belleek road, the castle has recently been named as one of […]

Syrian families to make a new home in Fermanagh

FAMILIES fleeing war torn Syria are to make their home here in Fermanagh.  A total of five families are to be resettled in Enniskillen as part of the part of the Vulnerable Persons Relocation Scheme (VPRS).  It’s the first time anyone from the scheme, which is aimed at helping families who have been affected by […]

Flu vaccine

Rush to get flu jab brings Lisnaskea to a standstill!

THE DESPERATE need for a new health centre in Lisnaskea was highlighted at the weekend when the town came to a standstill simply because patients were flocking to receive their winter flu jab.  On Saturday the PSNI’s traffic and travel division had to urge motorists away from the town, such was the extent of the […]

Fears grow over fewer Masses

‘People will walk away from the church’   OVER 400 people have signed a petition to reinstate weekly Mass in Botha parish after the services were cut due to the shortage of priests. Clogher Diocese recently introduced changes which means Mass is now celebrated on alternate Sundays in Church of the Sacred Heart, Boho and […]

MLAs come out fighting in Stormont travel expenses row

TWO Fermanagh MLAs have defended their decision to obtain travel allowances of over £6,000 each solely for travel to Stormont – the highest figures claimed by any Assembly representatives The travel allowance was paid to MLAs for travelling to Stormont between the last election in March 2017 and June 2018 despite the North being without […]