Cross border shopping

Cross-border trade tails off as southern prices level

WHILE retailers report a drop in the number of southern shoppers coming here, it is claimed that those who make the trip are spending more per visit. Jim Masterson, centre manager at Erneside notes that as a result of the euro rate becoming somewhat flattened there is not same ‘draw’ to Enniskillen as a shopping […]


Growing farmer fears over loss of EU payments

WITH almost half the workforce in Fermanagh working in the agricultural sector there is growing concern that farmers here have received no assurances that support will continue in the long-term post Brexit. It is thought that up to 80 per cent of farming income here is derived from EU payments. In the midst of this […]