Bank jobs set to go in shake-up

AS LOCKDOWN eases concern for the future security of some local jobs has been raised after another leading firm announced job cuts. This week it was announced that Bank of Ireland is to reduce its workforce by approximately 1,400 which will partially be done through a redundancy programme with employees to be invited to apply […]

Meat plants could face closure over Covid outbreaks

FEARS are mounting that more meat plant shut downs could be on the horizon as the sector remains on high alert for potential Covid-19 outbreaks. It has been suggested that continuous testing of meat plant staff could be adopted by meat processors in a bid to limit further outbreaks. Concern for local workers has grown […]

Enniskillen cinema set to reopen

MOVIE fans received some welcome news this week in regard to when they might be able to return to the cinema here to see the latest film releases. Providing an update this week a spokesman for IMC Enniskillen said, “We are hoping to open mid-late August. This will allow us to ensure the safety of […]

Close town streets to help pubs get back on their feet

HERE have to go continental and begin embracing an outdoor pub culture. While the Fermanagh weather may not be as suited to the al fresco experience as in mainland Europe, with bars and restaurants recently reopening with much smaller capacity due to social distancing requirements, and many unable to reopen yet at all, the idea […]

Swimmer Ellie’s taken to the lough for training

  LOCKDOWN hasn’t bothered swimmer Ellie McCartney too much. The talented Enniskillen swimmer has been concentrating on her training routine in novel ways. Recently she has taken to Lough Erne to put in the hours needed to be an elite swimmer with Ireland. Now she’s heading to Spain with her mother Mary for a short […]