Brexit secretary visit does little to allay border fear

FEARS are growing in Fermanagh for the future of the border backstop now prime minister Theresa May has announced her resignation.  Last week, during a trip to the Quinn plant in Derrylin, Brexit secretary Stephen Barclay tried his best to assure the people of Fermanagh there was nothing to worry about with regard the change […]

‘We’ll take to the streets over potholes ‘epidemic’

A STAGGERING 2,300 road surface “defects” have been reported in Fermanagh since the start of the year, yet only 951 have been repaired.  The Department of Infrastructure confirmed the figures to the Herald after a local councillor vowed the people of the county would take to the streets if nothing was done to address the […]

New councillor pushes for answers on health initiative

THE future of our local health service has been one of the first issues to come up for discussion at the first meeting of the newly elected Fermanagh and Omagh District Council. Councillor Donal O’Cofaigh called for clarity in regard to council involvement in the Pathfinder initiative set up by the Western Trust to gauge […]