A4 Road

Two people taken to hospital after car crash on A4 Road

Two people have been taken to South West Acute Hospital after a car crash on the Main A4 Road. The road is currently blocked by the collision which occured around 2pm at the Maguiresebridge turn off on the A4 Belfast Road.  Emergency services are at the scene, and diversions are in place, so motorists are […]

Fr Brian tribute to comedy genius Brendan Grace

FR BRIAN D’Arcy told mourners at Brendan Grace’s funeral that the veteran entertainer’s memory would forever live on. Arney native Fr D’arcy was the chief celebrant at the funeral of entertainer and comedian Brendan Grace who died on Thursday aged 68 following a short illness.  Thousands of fans lined the streets of Dublin on Monday […]

Tourist left shaken as boat is ‘swarmed’ by youths

A MAN who was holidaying on Lough Erne has warned boat users to be aware of youths who he says ‘stormed’ his boat at Muckross Bay near Kesh.  Over the weekend, a family hired a boat and were travelling around Lough Erne. On Sunday evening, they pulled into Muckross Bay near Kesh, and were met […]

Bishop celebrates 50 years in church

FORMER BISHOP of Clogher Liam MacDaid has celebrated the Golden Jubilee of his ordination to the priesthood. On Sunday, Bishop Liam MacDaid, Bishop Emeritus of Clogher was joined by members of his family, classmates, friends, former colleagues and many other members of the local community to celebrate the 50th anniversary of his ordination. A native […]

Forthill Park: the quietest beauty spot in Fermanagh?

THERE’S little doubt that Forthilll Park in Enniskillen is  one of the county town’s most attractive public spaces. The trouble is it is woefully underused, not enough people seem to know about it, and by and large it lies empty for most of the year. Although major plans are being put in place to develop […]


TWO people have been cautioned for animal cruelty following the death of a husky puppy which died after being left in a hot car during soaring temperatures.  As temperatures reached well over 20 degrees on Sunday, members of the public in Enniskillen were alerted to a dog which had been locked inside a car in […]


‘Half an hour extra and I might not have made it…’

AS LOCAL people gear up for tonight’s second public meeting on the future of the stroke unit at SWAH, one stroke survivor has spoken out about the care he received at the hospital after suffering a stroke at a football match. Hundreds of people are expected to attend the meeting in the Killyhevlin Hotel tonight […]

Lengthy waits for youngsters for mental health support

MORE needs to be done for children and young people with mental health issues, it has been claimed at a meeting of Fermanagh and Omagh Council.  Children and young people within the Western Trust have to wait nine weeks for a non-urgent appointment, 10 days for an urgent appointment and one day for an emergency […]

Road rage…are these the county’s ‘quickest’ potholes?

FRESH CONCERNS have been raised about the state of the main Lisnaskea to Cavan road as dangerous holes have reappeared on the busy road just two weeks after it was repaired. On June 6th, Road Service inspected a section of the road at Wattlebridge close to the Derrykerrib turn off, and the following week, repairs […]

Road closure traffic woes as Orangemen set for ‘Skea

THOSE planning to attend the Twelfth of July parades in Fermanagh are advised to leave early as a road closure in Lisnaskea may cause disruption.  Large crowds are expected to descend on Lisnaskea as the town hosts lodges from Fermanagh, Donegal, Cavan, Leitrim and Monaghan on Friday July 12th. The main Lisnaskea to Maguiresbridge road […]