Roads Service getting ready for A4 southern bypass

MORE cycle lanes, pedestrian crossings and getting ready for the planned Enniskillen bypass are all among the Road Service’s priorities for Fermanagh in the year ahead. As part of the ‘Blue/Green Fund’ set up by the Department for  Infrastructure, of which £720,000 has been allocated to the local branch of the Roads Service, there will […]

Major new Enniskillen retail complex plan forging ahead

PLANS to transform the shopping landscape with a new retail complex in Enniskillen appear to be progressing. A sign has been erected advertising a major retail and leisure park “commencing shortly” off the Cornagrade Road.  A proposal for the development of ‘Lakelands retail and leisure park’ is currently out for consultation, with planning permission pending […]

Shock as ‘one of a kind’ Gael Malachy dies unexpectedly

The unexpected death of an Enniskillen Gael, described as ‘one of a kind’ has shocked the local community. Malachy McRoe aged 73 years, died on Sunday evening at his Cornagrade Road home. A true Enniskillener, born between the bridges, in Paget Square, he took an active interest in Gaelic games, particularly his first love, Hurling.. After […]


‘Vital’ new bridge may not now get green light

  WHILE work at the new South West College building is progressing on schedule, there are now doubts over a planned footbridge linking the new college with Enniskillen town centre will go ahead. The redevelopment of the old Erne Hospital site is at an advanced stage, with the new Erne Campus on schedule to receive […]

Terminally ill man targeted by heartless thieves

THE community has rallied around in support of a terminally ill Enniskillen man whose home was burgled by heartless thieves.  79-year-old Frank McCaffrey has been left shaken after his home on the Cornagrade Road was broken into and a sum of money stolen in a shocking burglary.  Frank lives on his own, and is terminally […]


Police come under attack in early morning disturbances

MISSILES were thrown at Police who came under attack in the Cornagrade Road area of Enniskillen in the early hours of Saturday morning.  A group of people gathered in the area and had placed material in the road and attempted to set it on fire. Police received a number of calls at approximately 4.25am on […]