‘Very fabric of life here under threat from emigration’

Parish priest Fr Jimmy McPhillips warns that the drift of young people away from rural Fermanagh is having serious consequences for communities here. “It’s only two years since I arrived into the parish of Botha, a parish that has 560 families on record. But, these families are older than the average family because many of […]

‘No future here’, say young people

OVER two thirds of young people in Fermanagh said they know someone who may take their own life while three quarters of students predicted they won’t be living locally in ten years time.