Civil disobedience ‘will be the norm’if border restored

THE PEOPLE of Fermanagh will take part in “every day civil disobedience” if a border is re-errected after Brexit.  There has been a lot of talk of a rise in tensions and even violence if the border returns post-Brexit, however peaceful civil disobedience has been used by Fermanagh people in the past to protest injustice, […]

Flu vaccine

Public urged to get flu jabs to avoid delays

ANYONE who should be getting the flu vaccine is urged to get their jab as early possible this year to avoid the delays and even chaos we witnessed last year.  Last year there were issues with flu vaccine supplies locally and it took a lot longer than doctors had hoped to roll out the vaccination […]

Kevin Lunney

‘Mind your own business’ warning to priest after plea

THE DOGS on the street” know who was behind the savage attack on Kevin Lunney, according a local priest who has vowed to tell the authorities who “the paymaster” was.  As the community continues to reel from the horrific kidnapping and torture of the Quinn Industrial Holdings (QIH) director, who has now been released from […]

‘Why do my family take the flak for this?’ – Sean Quinn

SEAN Quinn has “totally and absolutely” condemned what he said was “a barbaric attack” on his former colleague Kevin Lunney, but has hit out at being asked to condemn it in the first place.  Mr Quinn has kept relatively tight-lipped about previous incidents against directors of Quinn Industrial Holdings, mostly limiting his media interviews to […]


Quinn directors step up security

  IT HAS EMERGED that Quinn directors and their families, who had already been living under threat for some time, have now been advised to install panic rooms in their homes following the horrific abduction and torture of Kevin Lunney last week.  The savage attack on the Quinn Industrial Holdings (QIH) chief operating officer last […]


‘Be a nosy neighbour,’ urges church bulletin

PARISHIONERS in the Lisnaskea area have been encouraged to become “nosy” in order to look out for each other following a spate of break-ins in the county. The appeal was made in the weekly parish bulletin for Aghalurcher. It comes after a summer of crime during which many residents felt under siege and in fear […]

New Game of Thrones to show off ‘spectactular’Fermanagh

THE AUTHOR of the books behind the global sensation Game of Thrones (GOT) has said a spin-off show that was filmed in Fermanagh recently will be “spectacular.”  In June the Marble Arch Caves was closed for a number of weeks as the large film crew took over the caves and the adjacent Cladagh Glen forest […]


Patient defends suspended doctor

A FERMANAGH patient of the suspended neurologist, Dr Michael Watt, has said the way the doctor has been treated has been akin to a witch hunt.  Dr Watt was suspended last year and the majority of his 2,500 patients recalled. No details about why the patients were recalled were released at the time, and an […]


Fermanagh patient’s disgust as waiting list grows

A LOCAL patient who has been waiting years for treatment has hit out at both the health service and our politicians for failing the people of Fermanagh.  David Mace, who lives outside Enniskillen is in the middle of two eye surgeries. He had been told he would have to wait six weeks between the cataract […]