Forces join forces to tackle cross-border rural crime

FERMANAGH police have been joining forces with their colleagues in the south to help crack down on rural crime in the local area. Last week officers from Fermanagh joined their Garda colleagues for a joint operation focusing on rural crime and spanning the local border areas. “We are determined to prevent cross border crime and […]

PSNI close case into attempted murder of Kesh policeman

CLOSED: THE investigation into the alleged attempted murder of a police officer at his home in Kesh last year has quietly closed and a man arrested in connection with the incident, no longer wanted as a suspect. To read more on this story see this week’s Fermanagh Herald. Can’t get to the shop to collect […]

Drugs though to be worth £11,000 seized in Enniskillen

BREAKING NEWS: POLICE in Enniskillen have seized suspected drugs worth an estimated street value of £11,000. The suspected drugs, including what is thought to be Class A cocaine and Class B Cannabis, together with a significant quantity of Diazepam, were seized in the Cornagrade Road area of the town last night.

Police in Newtownbutler have uncovered a cannabis factory

Officers conducted a search of a property in the area and seized 42 adult plants and equipment used to cultivate cannabis. A 34-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of the cultivation of cannabis and possession of a Class B drug with intent to supply. To read more on this story see this week’s Fermanagh Herald. […]

Ancidents against A&E staff are ‘despicable’

THE NUMBER of times Police have been called to the South West Acute Hospital Emergency Department within the last three years has been revealed. A Freedom of Information request by this newspaper sought details on the number of times Police were called to incidents of violence at the local Emergency Department. A response to this query […]


Warning of convincing National Insurance number scam

POLICE have issued a warning to the local community to be aware of a number of new convincing scams doing the rounds recently.  Many Fermanagh people have already received calls in the past week telling them their National Insurance number is being used by scammers.  “We have received a number of calls in recent days […]

Cross border fines only for clearly breaching rules

ANYONE stopped crossing the border will only receive one of the new Garda fines if they are in clear breach of Covid restrictions, the local community has been assured. As of Monday this week, Garda officers operating Covid checkpoints have been given the power to fine people €100 fine for non-essential travel. The fine applies […]

Police called to break up Broadmeadow party

Police were called on Friday night last, to disperse a group of young people who broke Covid-19 restrictions to ‘party’ at the Broadmeadow in Enniskillen. Nearby residents contacted the PSNI to report the disturbance as the group of about 15 youths were clearly flouting current restrictions by meeting up, playing loud music and drinking in […]