Cllr hopes Necarne can kickstart Irvinestown economy

THE COMMUNITY in Irvinestown and beyond have been assured the Necarne Estate will remain open to the public, regardless of any potential development. Last night a meeting was due to be held in Irvinestown, arranged by the Saving Necarne group in response to growing concerns in the community about the future of the historic site, […]

Chairman reluctant to congratulate High Sheriff

FERMANAGH’S councillors have been querying what it is the High Sheriff of the county does after the Council chairman reluctantly agreed to write a letter of congratulations to the new holder of the post. The current High Sheriff of Fermanagh is Belleek Pottery boss, John Maguire, who took over from former High Sheriff Selwyn Johnston […]

Councillors weigh in behind takeover bid by ex-Quinn team

    LOCAL councillors have added their support to the QBRC (Quinn Business Retention Company) bid to acquire the Aventas Group and will arrange a meeting with bondholders to try to facilitate the takeover. Speaking at last week’s monthly council meeting Independent councillor Bernice Swift expressed her support for the bid. “Without a doubt, the […]

Steady progress being made on new joint council

Strong progress is being made on work towards the new Fermanagh and Council after the latest meeting of the joint Statutory Transition Committee (STC). The group met in Omagh District Council Offices recently, the first meeting chaired by new head, Thomas O’Reilly. Members noted the progress of the work plan developed to achieve a smooth […]