Former MLA elected to Sinn Fein Ard Chomhairle

FORMER Fermanagh MLA Sean Lynch has been elected to the Ard Chomhairle at the annual Ard Fheis which was recently held in the Helix in Dublin City University (DCU) the Herald can reveal. Despite a smaller venue than usual and numbers limited due to Covid-19, this was the fist time in two years that the […]

Fermanagh’s MLAs put politics aside to wish Arlene well

IT IS VITALLY important whoever takes up Arlene Foster’s mantle as DUP leader and First Minister remembers “there’s only one show in town” and that is power sharing and the Good Friday Agreement (GFA). That was the message from another prominent Fermanagh politician, Sean Lynch MLA, who is also due to leave the Assembly later […]

No deal: SDLP rules out an election pact with Sinn Fein

THE SDLP have confirmed they will not be joining in a ‘pact’ with Sinn Fein locally, announcing Cllr Adam Gannon as the party’s candidate for Fermanagh South Tyrone in the upcoming election.  It was confirmed yesterday afternoon (Tuesday) that Cllr Gannon, who was elected to the Council for the first time at the this year’s […]


‘Out-of-work’ MLAs ‘can’t justify travel expenses’

FERMANAGH’S MLAs must show exactly what they are doing to help the county and exactly what value local people are getting for the money they are paying them. That’s the view of former Stormont official and local debt advisor Kevin Lawrenson, who said people had been outraged by news the five Fermanagh South Tyrone MLAs […]