Councillor urges executive not to mismanage students

SINN Féin Councillor Sheamus Greene has called on the Northern Ireland Executive to ensure students are not subjected to pandemic mismanagement which others before them had to endure in the past two years. “Over the last two years, our student population found themselves paying for university courses and student accommodation which they had very limited […]

Eimear steps out in memory of Michaela

THIS month, many people take part in some sort of November challenge to raise money for a chosen charity, and a number of young ladies across the county are taking part in the ‘Miles for Michaela’ initiative to mark Michaela McAreavey’s 10th anniversary. Eimear Shannon, a leader of the Michaela Foundation in Fermanagh, is taking […]


Ward rounds… students get a taste for medicine!

A NEW generation of potential medical professionals joined in a mini medical school held at the South West Acute Hospital. Twenty-two local Year 13 students from schools across Fermanagh and Tyrone were the first to take part in the new initiative run by the Western Trust and organised by Hannah Gillespie, a junior doctor from […]

St Michael’s duo win award for heroic act by the lough

TWO St Michael’s College students, Fintan Mc Girr (Year 13) and Stephen Lawn (Year 14) have been praised for saving the life of a man who got into trouble hanging off a nearby jetty close to the police station in Enniskillen. Both received a Bravery Award for their ‘heroic’ bravery The citation outlined that Steven […]

Local student’s lucky escape from suicide bomb

 “I DON’T think anyone in the Arena felt sure they were going to make it out alive,” said a local woman who was in the Manchester Arena last Monday night, when the horrific attack that killed 22 people, and injured over 50 was carried out. Tara Connolly (21), from Carrybridge has lived in York for […]

Call for safety review after student knocked down

FOLLOWING a serious road safety accident outside St Aidan’s High School, Derrylin, Prinicipal Pat McTeggart has met with the PSNI and Road Service to discuss new road safety measures for outside the school. Young student and promising sports star, Michal Prusakiewicz, was knocked down outside St Aidan’s High School Derrylin, while crossing the road last […]

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 […]