Sinn Féin’s Gildernew wants to deliver euro ‘change’


AFTER serving as Fermanagh and South Tyrone MP for almost 20 years, Michelle Gildernew (pictured) is set to contest the upcoming European Parliament election. On Monday morning, the Eglish politician took to Sinn Féin’s social media where she confirmed that she will contest a seat in the Midlands/North West constituency election in June. If successful, […]


‘Bullying and blackmail won’t work’ says Foster


FORMER First Minister Arlene Foster has maintained that another way forward is needed than ‘bullying and blackmail’ tactics by the UK Government. Speaking in the House of Lords, the ex-DUP leader was referring to Northern Ireland Secretary Chris Heaton-Harris who has offered Northern Ireland parties a £3.3 billion deal to stabilise finances in the region, including £600 million to settle […]


Gildernew to contest European Parliament election


AFTER serving as Fermanagh and South Tyrone MP for almost 20 years, Michelle Gildernew is set to contest the upcoming European Parliament election. On Monday morning, the Dungannon politician took to Sinn Féin’s social media where she confirmed that she will contest a seat in the Midlands/North West constituency election in June. “The European Union […]


WATCH: People take to the picket lines in Enniskillen!


Non-teaching staff including clerical, cleaning, catering, classroom assistants and IT workers from schools across Fermanagh protest along the Irvinestown Road in Enniskillen during today’s 24-hour strike action. Watch our video below! To read more on this story see this week’s Fermanagh Herald. Can’t get to the shop to collect your copy? No problem! You can […]


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 […]


Row in Council meeting over dual-language signage


AN Ulster Unionist member of the Council has accused Sinn Féin of trying to suppress information around the Dual Language Signage policy by calling for an abbreviated version of the monthly report showing which roads were considered and approved or refused. Previously some members expressed concern around the policy allowing an application to be made by […]


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, […]


Celebration planned for trad legend Dinie


THE achievements of one of Fermanagh’s most well known traditional musicians are set to be honoured at a special celebration at the upcoming Ulster Fleadh. On Thursday, 20 July, at the Dromore Sports Complex, some of the top Irish trad musicians and talents from across the North will take part in a celebration night for […]


Gildernew: Voters are fed up with cost of living crisis


VOTERS in Fermanagh last week sent out a clear message to Westminster that they are fed-up with the cost of living crisis. The MP for the county, Michelle Gildernew, stated that the electorate has reached the end of its tether with below-inflation wages and increased cuts to services. Sinn Fein topped the polls, not just […]