Farmer hit 93mph ‘to help cow in distress’

A YOUNG farmer who was clocked speeding at over 90mph on the main Belfast Road claimed he was trying to get home to help with a distressed cow, a local court has heard.  Michael Hall (20) of Kell Road, Fivemiletown pleaded guilty to speeding at Enniskillen Magistrates Court on Monday.  Police had detected him driving […]


Lisnaskea woman overtook police car

A LISNASKEA woman who passed a police car on the A4 while her licence was expired has been given penalty points and a £500 fine.  Rita Maguire (64) of Main Street Lisnaskea pleaded guilty to driving without due care and attention and no driving licence at Enniskillen Magistrates Court on Monday.  On October 31st 2018, […]


Teacher accused of driving on ‘wrong’ hard shoulder

A JUDGE has taken time to consider his verdict in the case of a teacher who allegedly drove at speed along the hard shoulder on the wrong side of the road. Annette McManus (26) of Ballyness Road appeared at Enniskillen Magistrates Court on Wednesday where she contested a charge of dangerous driving.  During the hearing […]

Police to get tough on speeders

POLICE in Fermanagh are cracking down on speeding drivers, particularly in areas where locals are worried about speed and safety. There was a strong police presence on the roads in Enniskillen on Sunday, while on Monday the local force posted on social media to say they were on patrol on our country roads. “Fermanagh NPT […]

Second student clocked at over 90mph in Lack

FOR the second time in a week, a young student has appeared in court after being caught speeding at over 90mph in the Lack area. Stefan Graham (20) of Back Road, Drumbo in Lisburn appeared before Enniskillen Magistrates Court on Monday. The court heard that police were on duty at 2.10pm on August 30th outside […]