We all need to work together on flags, posters and parades

EVERYONE in the community is being urged to work together on the issue of parades, posters and flags, after a week when there was tension across the county over signs and effigies. At the weekend, in the run up to the Twelfth celebrations, posters were put up in Newtownbutler calling for “no sectarian parades.” Local […]

Orange parade goes ahead in face of local opposition

  THE annual Newtownbutler Border Defenders’ Flute Band Parade went off without incident on Friday evening despite the event again being met with opposition from within the local community. The Newtownbutler Area Residents’ Association has protested against the parade for the best part of 20 years and again displayed placards voicing their discontent at the […]