Journalist in firing line for criticising Fermanagh


By John Carney OUTRAGED Fermanagh people have reacted angrily to Dublin journalist Brighid McLaughlin after her recent article about the county left many shocked and dismayed. Writing in her popular Sunday Independent column Brighid’s Diary, Ms McLaughlin did not hold back on what she thought of the place and its inhabitants. The writer’s gripes ranged […]


Court hears blood found in horsebox as Lunney trial resumes in Dublin


THE TRIAL of the four men of accused of abducting and seriously assaulting Mannok director Kevin Lunney has resumed, after a break to consider legal arguments on CCTV. This week the trial of the four men at the Special Criminal Court in Dublin, which is currently being held in front of three judges rather than […]


Work on ‘Third World’ road to Dublin could take 2 years


Anyone living in the south west of the county, and anyone who regularly travels to Cavan or Dublin, will be acutely aware of the issues on this busy stretch of road.  In the past the road has been described as “a third world carriageway”, where decades-overdue widening and resurfacing works have been taking place on […]


It’s all funky style for Aidy


Music loving DJ Aidy Kelly has been on the turntable since his teenage days Then it was helping other DJs with their gigs locally, but it soon progressed to a semi professional status and at one stage he contemplated turning professional. But during lockdown he was on our screens regularly with his funky mix of […]


Road rage…are these the county’s ‘quickest’ potholes?


FRESH CONCERNS have been raised about the state of the main Lisnaskea to Cavan road as dangerous holes have reappeared on the busy road just two weeks after it was repaired. On June 6th, Road Service inspected a section of the road at Wattlebridge close to the Derrykerrib turn off, and the following week, repairs […]