It was to be the biggest thing to happen to Fermanagh in a generation, bringing thousands of visitors, and £7 million to the county, and the local economy, which relies so heavily on tourism.
THE TOTAL cost of bringing the G8 summit to Fermanagh has been revealed as £80m – and the sum has been criticised by a local MLA, and a member of the local summit protest group. The summit, which took place on June 17 and 18 at the Lough Erne Resort, doubled the initial expected amount […]
Just over a week since the G8 leaders departed from the Fermanagh turf and retailers in Enniskillen are happy to report they didn’t take the customers with them.
There was something in the air in Fermanagh last week, and even the unborn wanted a glimpse.
Fermanagh MLA Arlene Foster has spoken of her “excitement and honour” at greeting the US president as he descended the infamous Air Force One.
Enniskillen post primary schools were happy to report that all students sitting exams on Monday and Tuesday experienced no problems or any delays, yet they did note a significant drop in attendance.
Barack Obama and David Cameron showed their artistic talents to the pupils of Enniskillen Integrated School at the start of their visit to Fermanagh on Monday.
Fermanagh put on its ‘beautiful weather’ face for this week’s G8 summit, and it, along with the charm of the lakes and the people, had the pundits drooling on television, radio, the written and social media.
When the 700 plus protesters made their way from Enniskillen out to the G8 fence on Monday night they held a number of speeches to voice their opinions to the International audience.
Our camera man recorded the main highlights of the G8 protest held in Enniskillen on Monday 17th June 2013, as the main 8 world leaders met in the Lough Erne Resort.