Petition launched to help slow down traffic in Belcoo


A PETITION has been set up calling for physical traffic calming measures to be introduced in Belcoo, where locals are worried about motorists continually breaking the speed limit. The petition on change.org, set up by the group Belcoo Traffic Calming, was only started last week and already had garnered hundreds of signatures from concerned local residents. […]


Gridlock again… Ring of steel around town centre


Roads blocked off and diversion signs create the perfect storm of traffic chaos. SERIOUS questions are being asked of the Department for Infrastructure and Fermanagh and Omagh District Council about the timing and decision-making behind the series of roadworks currently underway around Enniskillen. One retailer has likened the roadworks at Queen Elizabeth Road, Mill Street, […]


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Road closed due to traffic accident


Motorists are advised that the A4 in Maguiresbridge is closed in both directions from Fivemiletown to Enniskillen due to a road traffic incident. Diversions are currently in place via Tempo. More to follow on this story.   


Covid is linked to decline in local crossborder trade


TRAFFIC on some of Fermanagh’s border roads has fallen by over 40 percent since the current round of Covid restrictions came into force.  With tighter restrictions on both sides of the border, traffic counters in Donegal have revealed a dramatic drop of thousands of vehicles using roads along the border since the Level Five lockdown […]


Calls for action as traffic grinds to stand still


AN URGENT review is needed of Enniskillen’s traffic system, with the town already in gridlock even before the Christmas rush begins in earnest.  That was the call from one of the town’s councillors, in the wake of ever growing congestion.  For the last couple of weeks in November, and more so now that December is […]


Motorists facing more disruption due to roadworks


  ROADWORKS on one of the busiest routes into Enniskillen is having a ‘major impact’ on businesses in the area.  A stretch of the main A4 Belfast Road is closed to traffic from Tamlaght to the Lough Yoan Road junction for resurfacing.  A letter circulated to local businesses advised a road closure will be in […]


Ten years on: still no sign of the Enniskillen bypass


VISIBLE progress is yet to be made on the Enniskillen by-pass which had initially been scheduled for completion by March 2018. The bypass would link the main A4 Belfast road to the main roads heading towards Dublin and Sligo, enabling through traffic to bypass the town centre. Ten years ago, reporting of the ‘good news’ […]