‘Customs’ hut stark reminder of the past

AS last week’s border conference was taking place at the Lough Erne resort, and councils were agreeing to work together to combat Brexit, at the other end of the county a visual reminder was going up of what we could be facing in the months and years ahead.    As can be seen from our […]

How ‘zombie drug’ cost me nine years of my life

WITH sensational reports of a “zombie outbreak” sweeping the UK, due to an epidemic of addiction to the drug “spice”, one former Fermanagh addict has spoken out in the hope of helping others.  John, whose name we have changed to protect his identity, first tried legal highs, including spice, when he was around 14-years-old and […]

SWAH emergency department outshines the rest

THE EMERGENCY Department (ED) at the South West Acute Hospital (SWAH) performed better than all other emergency departments in the north last year in terms of waiting times.  Figure published last week by the Department of Health showed that from January to March this year, a total of 87.5 percent of patients treated were treated […]

‘We’re struggling to cope’ says Geopark

AS the Marble Arch Geopark admits it is struggling to cope with the phenomenal popularity of the Cuilcagh Mountain boardwalk, the Council has set about putting a number of measures in place in an attempt to deal with the huge volumes of traffic attempting to access the site.  Always popular with locals, even before the […]