Renewed calls for Irish passport office in North


JEMMA DOLAN has added her voice to the growing number of calls for an Irish Passport Office to be set up in the North. The demand comes following the Republic of Ireland’s Finna Fáil/Fine Gael coalition government to suspend the mailing of all Irish passports to Northern Ireland. This decision, which Dublin insists is temporary, comes […]


Fermanagh MLAs react to pay cut


FERMANAGH’S MLAs have had their salaries cut by a whopping £14,000. The move was made by the UK Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Chris Heaton-Harris, following the continued failure of MLAs to elect a speaker for the Assembly at Stormont and to form an Executive government. This deduction of earnings by 27.5 per cent means that […]


Rossorry Grove in jeopardy after support body pulls out


A CHILDREN’S charity has revealed that it will not be renewing its contract to support the Rossorry Grove supported accommodation facility. Action for Children stated that it would not be seeking an extension after the current contract expires on March 31, 2023 citing “difficulties in staff recruitment” and “severe budgetary pressures”. Rossorry Grove, which is […]