Sheamus Greene puts breaks on bus driving

LOCAL Sinn Féin councillor Sheamus Greene has come to the end of the road – he’s retiring as a school bus driver after 27 years. The councillor for Erne East may be getting out from behind the wheel, but he has only happy memories of the job and the many students who travelled with him. “I’m officially no […]

Fermanagh passengers’ traumatic bus journey to Belfast

A FERMANAGH couple have raised health concerns over the conditions on the Enniskillen to Belfast bus route, after a “traumatic” pre-Christmas journey during which they endured “suffocating” heat. The couple also called for simple steps to be taken to improve the lacking public transport provision in the county, particularly in light of local patients now […]

Claims ‘no demand’ for express bus service questioned

QUESTIONS: LOCAL people have questioned the claim there is no demand for an express bus service between Fermanagh and Belfast. Since the Herald reported that private company Hannon Coaches, had their application for a licence to run a non-stop service from Enniskillen to Belfast rejected, local people have taken to social media to question the […]

Bus service to hospital cut due to low demand

PATIENTS depending on public transport to get to South West Acute Hospital will suffer as Translink NI has confirmed it is reducing the number of services to SWAH.  The service will be reduced due to the lack of passengers using the services.  A spokesman for the Unison Trade Union within SWAH believes, “for this service […]