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Harps’ Glynn looks to down Mourne minors

ULSTER MFC QUALIFIERS ROUND 2 FERMANAGH v DOWN Saturday, Brewster Park, 6pm Ref: Enda McFeely (Donegal) Micheál Glynn has had a pretty busy past couple of weeks. He starred in Croke Park with St Michael’s, Enniskillen, hitting 0-7 as the school captured a first ever Hogan Cup. The talented Derrygonnelly 17-year-old was then involved with […]


Call for ban on posters for the EU elections

IN advance of the European elections, due to be held later this month, people in Belturbet have made calls for a poster free zone to be observed. In the run up to this week’s council elections posters have been a topic of much debate here. Local councillors have reported damage to their posters, including instances […]


Two arrested in connection with Fermanagh ATM thefts

Two men have been arrested by detectives investigating a number of recent thefts of ATM machines in the Fermanagh and Tyrone areas. The two men, aged 29 and 31 were arrested yesterday (Thursday). The 31 year old was released on bail this morning pending further enquiries.  Detective Chief Inspector Brian Foster said, “We conducted five […]


Huge turnout expected for ‘Darkness into Light’ walk

OVER 1,000 people have registered to take part in the fifth Fermanagh Darkness Into Light walk. Taking place this Saturday, May 11th, Darkness Into Light is a unique, early morning experience which begins in darkness at 4.15am as thousands of people walk or run a 5km route while dawn is breaking. The event is aimed […]


Judge gives another last chance to ‘audacious’ driver

A PROLIFIC motoring offender has been given another “last chance” after abandoning an appeal against conviction for his latest criminal behaviour, which occurred while under multiple suspended sentences. The appeal against imprisonment is continuing, but has been deferred. Keith Henry John Crawford (42) from Kinmeen Road, Derrylin bought a Range Rover and drove it from […]

New plans put fracking back on the agenda

A FRESH bid to bring fracking to Fermanagh has been made this week with the launch of a public consultation. The Department of Economy announced the receipt of an application for a Petroleum Licence covering approximately 600sq km in the south west of the county. Yesterday (Tuesday) the Department of Economy published documentation outlining this […]

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‘Dreadful’ security dampens election celebrations

QUESTIONS have been asked about the level of security at the election count after families and friends of candidates were refused entry. On Friday and Saturday there was a high security presence at Omagh Leisure Centre during the election count, and only those on a pre-approved list were allowed into the centre.  Those attending were […]

Belcoo folk out in force to welcome Colum home

LOCALS flocked to the streets to welcome home award winning Irish dancer Colum Higgins. Dozens of locals threw an impromptu homecoming celebration for the 14 year old dancer who was returning home after competing in a world championship competition held in Greensboro, North Carolina.  Colum returns to Belcoo as the runner up in World Championship […]

‘Give us more power instead of Stormont!’

THE CONTINUED absence of the Stormont Assembly was undoubtedly one the main issues for voters at this year’s local election, dominating the conversation on the doorsteps along with Brexit, rates and roads.  Councillors hold little power over these topics, aside from rates, though, while those who do have the power to work on the issues, […]