Millions more granted for cross-border canal project

FINANCE: AN ADDITIONAL €6 million has been announced for the Ulster Canal cross-border restoration project on Lough Erne. This brings to €12 million, the total of financial support provided by each of the governments north and south of the border on this stage of the project.  The project will continue work that began 180 years […]

Ageing health centre now ‘leaking like a sieve’

DESPITE the current centre “leaking like a sieve” and being “unfit for purpose”, a new health centre for Lisnaskea remains at least three years away. However, progress is being made on the project. The problems with the current Maple Health Centre in the town were raised again at Stormont this week, when local MLA Sean […]

Skea healthcentre moves closer as plans get green light

LISNASKEA Health Centre is one step closer to new beginnings after health officials gave the go-ahead for work to commence on relocating the Maple Healthcare centre to the old site of the Lisnaskea High School at the opposite end of the town.  Local MLA, Sean Lynch welcomed the decision after liaising with the DoH (department […]


A FERMANAGH family has been left reeling from the tragic death of another son and brother away from home following a motorbike accident in Dublin this week. Stephen Fee, who was in his 50s, passed away in hospital following a crash between a motorcycle and a car on the N4 near Lucan in west Dublin […]