Baby boom at SWAH as mothers opt to travel to Enniskillen for births

AS CONCERNS persist over the staffing crisis as the SWAH’s neonatal unit, there is some good news at it is revealed birth rates at the hospital are soaring. With the hospital’s neonatal unit currently only providing an emergency and stabilisation service for sick and pre-term babies, with its specialist cot capacity reduced from six to […]

Covid figures almost double in one week

  COVID cases have nearly doubled across Fermanagh in the last seven days leading up to August 8.  Not one postcode area of Fermanagh saw a reduction in its positive cases this week, with the total figure of Covid cases now standing at 309, compared to 163  the previous week, and 143 cases the week […]

Local house prices on the up even with market shut down

THE average price of a house in Fermanagh and Omagh has increased by 3.3 per cent to £134,513 this year despite the housing market being effectively shut down from April to June 2020. The latest figures which were compiled by Land and Property Services with the assistance of the Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA) were […]


Council vows to take dangerous dog owners to court

With dog attacks on people are on the rise in Fermanagh, with the latest taking place just last week, the Council has warned it is in the process of taking legal action against dog owners. Between November 18th and January 21, there were four dog attacks on people recorded in the local area. However, at […]