More junior doctors’ strike action in Fermanagh

FURTHER disruption to health services will be experienced in Fermanagh this week, due to the latest strike action being taken by junior doctors. This will run to 7am on Saturday. This follows two 48-hour walkouts last month from May 22-24. Patients are advised to expect widespread disruption to normal services. Health and Social Care Trust websites will […]

A trip back in time with Fermanagh Pride

WITH plans well underway for Fermanagh’s first Pride weekend, the hard-working organising team behind is also getting set for a range of events help raise funds for the September celebration. On Saturday, May 11 Fermanagh Pride will be holding a 90s/00s ‘mixtape disco’ at the Gasworks in Enniskillen, from 8pm-late. Complete with nostalgic hits, games, a balloon drop, […]

Enoch Burke’s family protest in Fermanagh

ALMOST two years after he was first imprisoned for contempt of court following an alleged dispute involving a transgender student, Enoch Burke’s family turned out in protest in Enniskillen. In September 2022, Mr Burke was suspended from Wilson’s Hospital School in Westmeath following a disciplinary process. The secondary school teacher, who is an Evangelical Christian, was […]

SWC chief welcomes pay deal for local lecturers

THE news that lecturers are set to join teachers in Fermanagh and accept an improved pay settlement was music to the ears of the principal and chief executive of South West College in Enniskillen. Celine McCartan said she was “pleased that an improved pay offer was tabled to lecturers’ trade unions” after the offer was endorsed by […]

Fermanagh man buys The Linen Green for £4 million

A FERMANAGH man has agreed a multi-million pound deal to buy Moygashel-based The Linen Green. The 122,266 square feet area consists of around 30 retailers, businesses and coffee shops and it’s a popular stop-off for keen shoppers and tourists to the North. Enniskillen businessman David Mahon of David Mahon Properties has purchased The Linen Green […]

March and rally to make impact

PLANS have been finalised for the major march and demonstration in Enniskillen tomorrow (Thursday) in support of the public sector workers’ strike for pay parity. The strike action will be mainly made up of public sector workers in health, education, transport and other public services across the North, while token shows of solidarity are expected from trade union members […]

Pride weekend a success, despite small protest

THE ORGANISERS of last weekend’s Pride shows in Enniskillen said they were touched by the support of the local community and have thanked all those who helped make the events a huge success. With preparations well underway for Fermanagh’s first official Pride celebration next June, the local committee organised two fundraising and awareness nights at the Westville Hotel […]