It’s time to return the railway to Fermanagh

WITH the Department of Infrastructure now considering the submissions to the All-Island Rail Review Strategy, campaigners have been making the case for the return of the railways to Fermanagh. As reported in last week’s Herald, the deadline for submissions to the public consultation to the review was last Friday, and locals were strongly encouraged by […]

Public to have say on railway review

THE PEOPLE of Fermanagh will make a case for bringing the railways back to the county. The local community was urged to have its say on the current consultation on the All-Island Strategic Rail Review, which closed on Friday, January 21. The consultation was launched by Infrastructure Minister Nichola Mallon in the North and Minister for Transport […]

Call for review of ‘inadequate mental health funding’

FORMER Fermanagh MLA Richie McPhillips has called for inadequate mental health funding across the local area to be “reviewed urgently” as he vows, “people power and empathy can be a great catalyst for change” in relation to mental health and suicide prevention.  In response to the “overwhelming” support his family has received since the tragic […]


Woman ‘left in the dark’ over smear test recall

A YOUNG pregnant woman has been left in a state of anxiety after she received a letter asking her to retake a smear test as part of the Western Trust’s Cervical Smear Tests Review. The woman is one of the 61 women from the Western Trust area who have been asked to re-take a smear […]

Fears parts of Fermanagh missed in broadband upgrade

THERE have been claims some areas of Fermanagh were left out of a recent public consultation for much-needed broadband improvement as a result gaps in the county’s postcode system.  Households and businesses across Fermanagh had been urged to check if their postcode had been included on a list of areas due for an upgrade, as […]