Fermanagh man quits as senior Tory adviser

A FERMANAGH man who was a senior adviser to the Conservative party has quit the party in response to Prime Minister Rishi Sunak’s decision to leave a D-Day commemoration early, citing the Enniskillen bomb as a “catalyst” for his resignation. With the election campaigning now underway in earnest, Mr Sunak caused controversy last week after leaving the event in Normandy to […]

Ex-nursing chief seeking to stand for Sinn Fein

A FORMER nursing chief originally from Carrickmore is seeking nomination to stand as a candidate for Sinn Féin in Fermanagh South Tyrone in the upcoming election, it has been announced. Professor Pat Cullen, who has stood down as the General Secretary and Chief Executive of the Royal College of Nursing, confirmed this morning she will […]

Alliance confirm their candidate for Fermanagh election

EDDIE Roofe has been confirmed as the Alliance Party’s candidate for the upcoming UK General Election in Fermanagh and South Tyrone. In May 2023, there were celebrations for long-suffering local Alliance supporters across Fermanagh when Enniskillen man Mr Roofe was elected to Fermanagh and Omagh District Council. Mr Roofe is the second confirmed candidate for […]

Wind Farm

More windfarms on the way with Labour in power

THE prospect of many more windfarms dotted across the Fermanagh landscape could become a reality if the Labour Party gets into power in the next general election. The number of wind farms could almost double, creating thousands of jobs in the renewable energy sector in the next few years with the Labour Party proposing to […]