Buyer found for old South West College Fairview campus

THE sale of the old Fairview campus of the South West College in Enniskillen has been agreed upon. Sources have told the Herald that a deal is being finalised and it is believed to be the well-respected Byrne family of Modern Tyres – Ireland’s largest independent tyre retailers, which was established almost 60 years ago – are the prospective […]

Old workhouse now a business enterprise hub

ENNISKILLEN’s workhouse has been revamped to become a new business enterprise hub and heritage centre. The workhouses were set up to home those who had fallen to destitution but controversy has surrounded them as families were split up, regimes of cruelty towards inmates and children being sent away to Canada and Australia to be placed […]

‘Much-loved’ teacher Benny remembered for ‘quick wit’

THE death has taken place of one of Enniskillen’s best-known teachers. Benny Burns, of 22, Drumbeg, Enniskillen, died peacefully at his home at the weekend following a short illness. During his long career as a teacher, he earned great respect from colleagues and pupils alike. A physical education teacher at St Patrick’s High School Omagh for […]

Tempo man benefits from South West College Degree

A TEMPO student about to graduate from university has thanked South West College (SWC) for giving him the chance to pursue his passion. Martin Moffatt is currently en route to achieving a full BSc Hons Degree in Biomedical Science at Ulster University but says SWC’s Erne Campus in Enniskillen gave him the foundation to start his […]

South West College’s best headhunted by employers

SOUTH West College is rapidly becoming the first port of call for local employers in search of bright new recruits. Chief Executive, Celine McCartan, was speaking following the announcement of the College’s Erne Campus in Enniskillen winning the UK Project of the Year, which was awarded by the Royal institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). The […]

Old Enniskillen Technical College site up for sale

KNOWN to many locally as ‘the Tech’, the site of the former Fairview South West College campus in Enniskillen has been officially put up for sale by leading property agents, Lisney. The former college site has been vacant since July 2021, following the final relocation to the new South West College Erne Campus on Cornagrade Road, Enniskillen. […]