ATM restored after robbery at filling station

AN Irvinestown shop which was targeted by ATM thieves in a dramatic late night attack has reinstated it’s ATM. The ATM at McAleer’s Spar on the Dromore Road was ripped from its wall with a digger in March, but determined not to let the criminals behind the theft disrupt the shop, the ATM has been […]

‘Stay positive’ advice for exam students

AFTER weeks of anxious waiting, students across Fermanagh are preparing to receive their GCSE results. Hundreds of students will make their way to their schools tomorrow (Thursday) to collect their results and for many, it will be a very nerve wrecking day.  Students will be able to get their results from schools and colleges in […]


Last push for public to have say before stroke deadline

FERMANAGH Stroke Support Group are out and about around the county ahead of the final stroke consultation deadline.   After years of passionate local campaigning to keep the ward five open, this is the last chance for Fermanagh people to submit their views to have their say in the fight to keep the stroke unit.  Earlier […]

Police escape injury in ‘deliberate’ bomb trap

Police at the scene of an ongoing security operation near Newtownbutler have confirmed that a bomb has exploded. At around 10.35am this morning (Monday), police reported an explosion in the area of the Cavan Road at its junction with the Wattlebridge Road. Police believe that the bomb was a ‘deliberate attempt to lure police and […]

Up for sale… twenty-acre loughshore holiday village

A MASSIVE ‘once in a lifetime’ development opportunity on the shores of Upper Lough Erne is on the marke with an asking price of £335,000. The impressive Derryad Country Park on the outskirts of Lisnaskea is set on 20 acres of land with lough views and planning permission for an exclusive proposed holiday village. The […]

Abandoned safe linked to break-in at filling station

A CROSS-BORDER investigation is underway after a safe believed to have been stolen from Palm Bush Filling Station has been found in east Donegal. The safe was found cut up and abandoned in a field by a member of the public on the road between Castlederg and Castlefinn. Two trailers were also found at the […]

Clabby road

More roadworks to cause delays

THE main Fivemiletown to Clogher road is set to benefit from a £370,000 resurfacing scheme. A major resurfacing scheme has commenced on the A4 Ballagh Road at Kiltermon on the undertaking climbing lane. This investment aims to improve the strength and surface quality of this busy road and address ongoing maintenance problems. Road markings at […]