Fermanagh’s Community Transport on the brink

FERMANAGH Community Transport – which provides a vital link to residents right around the county – could collapse as early as next month. That’s the stark warning from Fermanagh Community Transport (FCT) manager, Jason Donaghy following the news the Department for Infrastructure have so far only guaranteed an extra month’s funding. He has warned if further funding can […]

There’s no end in sight to street parking woes

IT WILL be at least six months, possibly much longer, before street parking rules in Enniskillen town centre will be enforced again, the Department for Infrastructure (DfI) has confirmed. While the ‘redcoats’, as they are known locally, can still be seen around the county town enforcing rules in local car parks – which are Council run – the […]

Infrastructure Minister considering two-year MOTs

FERMANAGH people are being urged to have their say on whether the annual MOT should only be carried out every two years. Last week, infrastructure Minister, Nichola Mallon, launched a ‘Call for Evidence’ on the potential introduction of biennial MOT testing.  Currently, private cars and motorbikes must have their first MOT when they are four-years-old, […]

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 […]

Sheamus Greene

Keeping pressure on for motorway to Fermanagh

A FERMANAGH councillor has brought up what he believes is “possibly the longest-running roads saga in history” once again. At the latest monthly meeting of Fermanagh and Omagh District Council, Sinn Fein’s Sheamus Greene raised the issue of the motorway that was promised to Enniskillen when the railways were closed in the county in the […]


Road death warning as lorries diverted by Brookeborough

SOMEBODY will be killed as a result of the large number of heavy goods vehicles speeding through Brookeborough after being diverted from Lisnaskea, a local councillor has warned. At the monthly meeting of Fermanagh and Omagh District Council, Sheamus Greene estimated that “hundreds and hundreds” of diverted HGVs were currently driving down Brookeborough’s main street, […]