Remembering Bobby Sands election win

IT HAS BEEN 40 years since Bobby Sands was elected MP for Fermanagh and South Tyrone, while on hunger strike in the H-blocks of Long Kesh back 1981. Friday past marked the watershed moment that saw Bobby Sands defeat Ulster Unionist leader Harry West after he received 30,492 votes and topped the poll with a 1,447 majority from […]


Big rise in support for ‘middle ground’ parties

WHILE Fermanagh has long been a battleground between “green and orange”, one of the candidates in this year’s Westminster election has noted a slow move away from the tribalism of the past.  Cllr Adam Gannon was speaking after he overseen one of the biggest jump in the vote for the SDLP in Fermanagh South Tyrone […]