A FERMANAGH priest, who has been helping shape Irish American politics for decades, is calling on nationalist and republican voters in the county to come together and “follow the example of black Americans” when voting in the upcoming Assembly elections. Fr Sean McManus, who hails from Clonliff in Kinawley, is the founder and president of the highly-influencial […]
THE SDLP have confirmed they will not be joining in a ‘pact’ with Sinn Fein locally, announcing Cllr Adam Gannon as the party’s candidate for Fermanagh South Tyrone in the upcoming election. It was confirmed yesterday afternoon (Tuesday) that Cllr Gannon, who was elected to the Council for the first time at the this year’s […]
Turnout is slow so far, but there are still many hours of voting left.
Fermanagh is getting set to head to the polls tomorrow.
IT MAY not quite be Christmas yet, but in the fast moving world of local politics parties are already making preparations for next year’s district council elections. Sinn Fein this week announced their candidates for two of Fermanagh’s electoral areas, Enniskillen and Erne East, and there’s a new face among them. In the Enniskillen area, […]
Almost 20 years on from the Good Friday Agreement there are concerns over the polarising rhetoric of the recent election campaign.
In Fermanagh and South Tyrone with just five seats up for grabs instead of six, one unlucky MLA will qualify for a payoff.
Stephen Gault has said he has no plans to stand for election unless he has the full backing of the two main unionist parties.
ALL of Enniskillen’s council seats have been filled with six councillors elected to represent the town on the Fermanagh and Omagh council, it has been revealed. Robert Irvine of the UUP passed through the quota – 963 – with 982 votes on the third stage of the count while the DUP’s Keith Elliott secured his […]
ALL the candidates for Erne East have been revealed with the UUP’s Victor Warrington topping the polls at 1,272 votes. He was closely followed by DUP’s Paul Robinson who claimed 1,246 of the votes while SDLP’s newest candidate Richie McPhillips was elected at the second stage of the count. An emotional Councillor McPhillips described it as […]