Jessica-Elise is representing Fermanagh at Stormont

A BUDDING MLA for the future has encouraged Fermanagh’s young people to get involved in the Northern Ireland Youth Assembly. Jessica-Elise McArdle, 16, who is from Irvinestown and attends Omagh Academy, has spent the last two years representing the youth of Fermanagh & South Tyrone at Stormont. Applications are open to become an NI Youth […]

Alvin flying in from Oz to visit his Fermanagh roots

A MAN from Down Under will be flying across the world next year to trace his Fermanagh roots. Alvin Johnson, who resides in Warrnambool in the state of Victoria, Australia, will be in the county next May to walk the paths trodden by his ancestors in Brookeborough – in particular, his great-great grandfather John West. […]

Dressing up for charity

ST MACARTIN’S hall will be the place to be next month for those wanting to snap up a bargain dress and do their bit for charity. A dress sale for stillbirth and neonatal death charity, SANDS, is being organised by the Enniskillen Ladies Circle on October 7 between 10am to 3.30pm. Carol Moore, 32, from […]

Alistair bounces back to help Ireland to sheepdog title

PETTIGO sheepdog trialist, Alistair Lyttle, bounced back from disappointment to help Ireland become World Champions. Alistair was part of the Irish team competing at the World Sheepdog Trials Championships at the Gill Hall Estate, Dromore in Co. Down. Having been highly tipped to win the individual title, the 48-year-old who has been sheepdog trailing since the […]

Top novelist praises 11-year-old Mennah on debut book

A WORLD famous children’s author has congratulated an Enniskillen P7 pupil on the release of her debut novel. Eleven-year-old Mennah Abdalqader, who moved to the county three years ago from Palestine and attends Enniskillen Integrated Primary School, has published her first book, “Into The Tunnel Of Murder”. Mennah’s favourite author is Jacqueline Wilson who has written […]

Daughter of bomb victim hits out at Legacy Bill

THE DAUGHTER of one of the victims of the 1987 Enniskillen bomb has branded the passing of the Troubles Legacy Bill as “disgusting”. Aileen Quinton, whose mother Alberta was one of the 12 people killed that day by the IRA explosive device, accused the British government of being on the same side as terrorists. The […]

Schools to continue with project despite cuts

PARENTS of pupils of both Holy Trinity and Jones Memorial primary schools have been assured that the shared education project will go on. However, it will not be done under the auspices of the Education Authority who, as part of a recent round of financial cuts, called time on the “Peance IV Shared Education Project” […]