Republic day-trip shoppers boost Enniskillen businesses

SHOPPERS coming over the border from down south are “critical” to Enniskillen’s local economy. Noelle McAloon of the Enniskillen Business Improvement District (BID) says that Republic of Ireland car number plates are a welcome sight as day-trippers from over the border are boosting the town’s coffers by spending their euros here. A number of residents […]

Start Christmas shopping now to stay safe!

IT MAY only be September, but the Fermanagh public is being urged to start their Christmas shopping as soon as possible, both to support local retailers and to keep themselves safe. Many of the more organised among us, particularly both parents and Santa Claus, will no doubt already have their shopping well underway. Everyone else […]

‘Live and Local’ at lunchtime

SHOPPERS to Enniskillen and Omagh have been enjoying a musical treat on Saturdays with a live music programme from Fermanagh and Omagh District Council. ‘Live & Local @ Lunchtime’ has been taking place in Enniskillen and Omagh town centres each Saturday from 12 noon until 2.30pm since mid-August with the programme running until the end of […]

Lockdown… What lockdown?

HERALD readers have been left “outraged” over the number of people saw outdoors, driving on roads and doing social shopping over the last two days as temperatures increased and the sun came out across the county.  Despite warnings to stay at home and save lives, it would appear that many people are conjuring up their […]