No deal: SDLP rules out an election pact with Sinn Fein


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 […]


New Sinn Fein candidate is Birmingham mum-of-two


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, […]


ELECTION LATEST: Enniskillen councillors revealed


  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 […]


ELECTION LATEST: Erne East councillors revealed


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 […]