Cross border effort to rescue injured walker on Cuilcagh

EMERGENCY services from both sides of the border helped rescue an injured walker on the Cuilcagh Mountain boardwalk last week. The walker, who had been injured in a fall, was taken to hospital following the rescue operation on Sunday, June 13. The North West Mountain Rescue Team (NWRT), the PSNI, the Fire and Rescue Service […]

RNLI rescue at Castle Archdale as speedboat goes adrift

ENNISKILLEN RNLI came to the aid of four people after a speedboat went adrift due to engine problems in shallow water off Castle Archdale recently. Following a request from Belfast Coastguard, the volunteer crew launched the station lifeboat John and Jean Lewis to go to the aid of a 16ft speedboat that had encountered engine […]

Two men rescued from separate accidents

EMERGENCY services were called to a number of rescues across Fermanagh during the past week. On Friday morning, emergency services were called to rescue a person who was trapped under a dumper truck in the Tempo area. It was confirmed that three Fire and Rescue Service (NIFRS) appliances were dispatched to attend the incident on […]

Footballer in heroic attempt to save man in tragedy

A GAA player who is set to play in the county final this weekend, has been applauded for his heroic actions on Saturday, after pulling a man who got into difficulty out of the water at Rossnowlagh beach. Derrygonnelly Harps man Lee Jones, pictured, is known for his talents both on the pitch and off […]


Woman ‘critical’ after car entered water near Kesh

A woman is in a critical condition in hospital after her car entered the water at Muckross Pier.  Three police officers who came to her rescue also needed hospital treatment following the incident.   At around 10.30pm on Saturday the car entered the water at Muckross Pier on the Boa Island Road in Kesh.  A […]