NOBEL Peace Prize winner John Hume has died at the age of 83. Mr Hume, who was instrumental in the Good Friday agreement, died in a Derry nursing home following a long illness. He was a founding member of the SDLP in 1970 and led the party from 1979 until 2001. Reitred SDLP councillor John […]
FIANNA Fail could make a go of it in Fermanagh, but not in time for the next council elections. That’s the view of former SDLP party councillor John O’Kane, who was responding to recent reports the southern party were in negotiations to join forces with the SDLP to contest the upcoming council elections. “That has […]
THERE are mixed views within SDLP members in Fermanagh with newly re-elected MP, Alasdair McDonnell insisting on holding on to the leadership despite the fact he will be giving up his seat in the Assembly and spending more time at Westminster.
Former SDLP Councillor John O’Kane has denied that remarks he made at the final Fermanagh District Council meeting on Tuesday past, were sexist.
THE DEATH of former First Minister and DUP leader Ian Paisley, has led to widespread attempts to pin down just who the 88-year-old was and what he will be remembered for.
TWO of Fermanagh’s longest serving, and most respected councillors have said they will not stand for re-election to the new Fermanagh and Omagh council, which will make them eligible for the newly introduced councillor severance scheme.