UPDATE: Belleek road crash victim named

POLICE has confirmed that the woman involved in Monday evening’s fatal road accident in Belleek was 28-year-old Valeria Amorim. Ms Amorim, who was six months pregnant, died at the scene following a road traffic collision involving a car and three pedestrians. A woman, aged in her 30s, was arrested at the scene and remains in […]

Outrage at worsening pothole problems

FERMANAGH residents could not hide their anger after new government data revealed that potholed roads in the county have surged by 90 per cent. Infrastructure Minister John O’Dowd said yesterday an additional £1 million is to be invested in road maintenance and specifically the pothole problem, but this amount won’t even begin to resolve the issue. The new data […]

Cross-border support for A4 road upgrade

A LEITRIM County Councillor is pushing to reform an inter-county lobby group to help upgrade the A4 from Belcoo to Enniskillen. Fine Gael Councillor for Manorhamilton, Seán McDermott, is putting a motion to Leitrim County Council to bring back the ‘N16/A4 Cross-County Lobby Group’, which includes Fermanagh, Cavan, Leitrim and Sligo. It was first set up in […]

Enniskillen man in Australian hospital after road crash

AN ENNISKILLEN mother has spoken of her son’s traffic accident near Sydney Harbour Bridge. Beoan Jones, 25, whose sisters Oonagh and Niamh recently did a fund-raising charity climb of Mt Kilimanjaro in memory of their sister Erne, was run over by a car last Saturday and was said to be in critical condition upon arrival at […]

Anger over nightmare roadworks on the N16

FERMANAGH motorists have been left angry and frustrated in the past few weeks due to the recent road works on the N16 from Manorhamilton to Sligo. The works have seen more than half an hour added to motorists’ journeys travelling from Enniskillen and Belcoo. Diversions were said to be poorly thought out which led to huge traffic congestion and confusion, […]

Clones crash victims names released

THE names of the two girls who tragically lost their lives in a devastating car accident outside Clones last night (Monday) have been released. Kiea McCann (17) and Dlava Mohamed (16) were on their way to the debs ball when they were involved in the serious incident. The driver of the car, who is believed to […]


Road closed due to traffic accident

Motorists are advised that the A4 in Maguiresbridge is closed in both directions from Fivemiletown to Enniskillen due to a road traffic incident. Diversions are currently in place via Tempo. More to follow on this story.   

Derrylin road is in ‘atrocious’ condition

THE deteriorating condition of a rural road surface near Knockninny outside Derrylin has been highlighted as the Department for Infrastructure (DfI) is urged to address the road surface.  Residents in the area claim that the road which leads to Tiraroe Quay has not been resurfaced in over 35 years despite being widely used by locals […]