Impartial Reporter

Thu, 29 Sep 2022 09:28:41 +0100
Man arrested on suspicion of 'aggravated burglary' in Enniskillen released on bail
A 33-year-old man arrested on suspicion of aggravated burglary with intent to commit grievous bodily harm following a burglary in Enniskillen yesterday, Wednesday, September 28, has been released on police bail pending further enquiries.

Thu, 29 Sep 2022 09:45:00 +0100
UFU president encouraging people to support Marie Curie's Twilight Walk
As the new president of the Ulster Farmers Union, David Brown has more than one reason for asking his members to support the work of Marie Curie, the leading end of life care provider.

Thu, 29 Sep 2022 09:43:00 +0100
SEFF annual service to take place in Clones
On Sunday, October 2, Clones Church of Ireland will host SEFF's 10th Service of Remembrance and Thanksgiving. The theme of the Service is; 'Acknowledging hidden victims of ‘The Troubles’ throughout the Republic of Ireland'.

Thu, 29 Sep 2022 09:56:40 +0100
Warning after 'bee killer' Asian hornets spotted in UK
Defra said work is already underway to monitor the hornet activity and identify any nests nearby

Wed, 28 Sep 2022 20:57:17 +0100
One arrested after man 'attacked with metal bars'
One man has been arrested by detectives investigating the report of an aggravated burglary at a property in the Cavandale area of Enniskillen on Wednesday.

Wed, 28 Sep 2022 12:04:16 +0100
Notorious convicted paedophile contends he had permission to attend Twelfth celebrations
A notorious paedophile is to contest a charge of breaching a Sexual Offences Prevention Order (SOPO) attending a Twelfth demonstration in Castlecaulfield.

Wed, 28 Sep 2022 15:40:00 +0100
Fermanagh and Omagh Council: Cost of living crisis as serious as the pandemic
An in-depth motion on the cost of living crisis has been rushed through at the Fermanagh and Omagh District Council Regeneration and Community Committee meeting, having been carried over when not reached at the council’s full meeting in September.

Wed, 28 Sep 2022 12:35:00 +0100
Police in Fermanagh appeal for witnesses after tractor stolen
Police in Fermanagh are appealing for witnesses after a tractor was stolen from a farm in Fermanagh.

Wed, 28 Sep 2022 09:38:00 +0100
Council Chair hears farmer's concerns on cost of living crisis
The Chair of Fermanagh and Omagh District Council has met with local farmers to hear how they have been affected by the ongoing cost of living crisis.

Wed, 28 Sep 2022 10:10:00 +0100
Police in Fermanagh appeal for witnesses after JCB stolen
Police in Fermanagh are appealing for witnesses following the theft of a JCB telehandler in Lisnaskea.

Wed, 28 Sep 2022 19:50:00 +0100
Finding affordable childcare is anything but child's play for Fermanagh parents and guardians
In today’s climate of belt-tightening, one area of education that is especially affected is that of pre-school care.

Wed, 28 Sep 2022 19:46:00 +0100
VIDEO: Making the headlines in Fermanagh this week
In this week's Impartial Reporter.

Wed, 28 Sep 2022 17:03:00 +0100
Friends of the Cancer Centre to host charity walk at Castle Coole
Friends of the Cancer Centre’s Fermanagh Fundraising Group are calling on people across the county to join them at Castle Coole this Saturday, October 1 for a walk to raise money to support local families impacted by cancer.

Wed, 28 Sep 2022 16:24:00 +0100
Autumn activities at the Cuilcagh Lakelands UNESCO Global Geopark
Cuilcagh Lakelands Geopark is committed to bringing people closer to their heritage and has a programme of events to suit all ages and interests this autumn.

Wed, 28 Sep 2022 16:00:00 +0100
Archaeology in Fermanagh: Lisnaskea Community Dig to explore the Maguires
Following on from their successful excavation at the 'Backstreets' area of Enniskillen in 2021, the Lough Erne Landscape Partnership (LELP) are currently undertaking their second community excavation until September 23.

Wed, 28 Sep 2022 12:44:00 +0100
Fermanagh students get an insight into coding with workshops
Two schools availed of the opportunity to provide some basic computer coding sessions to their students recently.

Wed, 28 Sep 2022 15:56:59 +0100
Fermanagh in 1992: Twins part for first time to go to different colleges
EIGHTEEN-year-old twin sisters Tara and Leeanne Whaley are about to live apart for the first time in their lives when they set off within the next few days to different universities across the water.

Wed, 28 Sep 2022 10:06:03 +0100
Enniskillen & District: Suspicious attempt thwarted to kidnap Pandora’s skipper, Mrs. Laverton
THROUGH the promptness of a Special Constable, an attempt to kidnap Mrs. Laverton, the owner of the Pandora (the Lough Erne houseboat which, under the command of the lady herself, did such excellent work for the Constabulary during the Belleek-Pettig...

Wed, 28 Sep 2022 15:59:34 +0100
Fermanagh in 2002: Prize funds lure back anglers
THERE isn’t a spare place to be had in the Autumn Grand Slam – the first in a series of three match fishing competitions taking place in Fermanagh with a combined prize fund of £35,000.

Wed, 28 Sep 2022 09:35:17 +0100
How much could my mortgage go up amid potential interest rate rise?
A forecast for an interest rate rise as seen some lenders suspend mortgages for new homeowners

Tue, 27 Sep 2022 11:58:10 +0100
County Tyrone man charged with multiple attempted child sexual offences
A 36-year-old County Tyrone man has appeared in court on multiple charges relating to attempted sexual activity with a girl believed to be under 13, including exposure and attempting to incite child prostitution.

Tue, 27 Sep 2022 11:12:00 +0100
Man charged with cultivating cannabis granted bail
A man charged with cultivating cannabis along with other drug offences has been released on bail.

Tue, 27 Sep 2022 10:41:00 +0100
Pedestrian dies in Tyrone after being hit by car
A man in his 40s has died following a single vehicle road traffic collision in Aughnacloy on Monday, September 26.

Tue, 27 Sep 2022 10:06:00 +0100
Pedestrian dies in Tyrone after being hit by car
A man in his 40s has died following a single vehicle road traffic collision in Aughnacloy on Monday, September 26.

Tue, 27 Sep 2022 08:07:00 +0100
Bail refused for man who breached restraining order
A man who breached his restraining order after he was found in a house he was prohibited from being within 10 metres of has had bail refused.

Tue, 27 Sep 2022 12:40:00 +0100
Appeal for info on Bullocks' murders, 50 years after their deaths
Some 50 years on from their murder at home at Aghalane, Derrylin, Tommy and Emily Bullock were remembered this week with a Service of Remembrance and Thanksgiving.

Tue, 27 Sep 2022 17:16:00 +0100
The Thing Itself: All welcome to show skills at Fermanagh Slam and Open Mic
Presented by The Thing Itself, the Fermanagh heat of the All Ireland Poetry Slam will take place on Friday, September 30 at Mulhern’s Cellar Bar, Enniskillen, along with a regular open mic section for non-slam contestants.

Tue, 27 Sep 2022 14:50:00 +0100
Councillors give condolences on recent deaths of colleagues' mothers
Members of Fermanagh and Omagh District Council have expressed their condolences in a main meeting to both the Chief Executive, Alison McCullagh, and Councillor Diana Armstrong, on the passing of their mothers.

Tue, 27 Sep 2022 13:50:00 +0100
Fermanagh beef and sheep farmers should note two October events
Two important events for beef and sheep farmers will be taking place in early October.

Tue, 27 Sep 2022 08:48:00 +0100
Acclaimed Leitrim poet Stephen Murphy set to perform at FLive
As part of this year’s Fermanagh Live Arts Festival (FLive) programme, acclaimed Leitrim poet Stephen Murphy will perform his latest work, ‘A Misty Morning on a Fermanagh Farm’ – the first time the poem will be performed in the county of its ...

Tue, 27 Sep 2022 05:50:00 +0100
New data shows beef prices up by over 32p per kg in past year
Northern Ireland’s (NI) average prime cattle price during August was 423.5p/kg – an increase of 32.5p/kg from August, 2021, when the average prime cattle price was 391p/kg, the LMC has reported.

Tue, 27 Sep 2022 20:16:00 +0100
Fermanagh in days gone by
Here are some of the photographs from the archives of The Impartial Reporter.

Tue, 27 Sep 2022 10:32:58 +0100
Coins and banknotes of Queen Elizabeth II and King Charles III will co-circulate
With the announcement that the currency featuring the late monarch and her son will co-circulate.

Tue, 27 Sep 2022 09:32:46 +0100
Royal Mail to release special stamps in memory of Queen Elizabeth II
The Royal Mail has announced that four stamps that feature portraits of Queen Elizabeth II will be released in her memory.

Mon, 26 Sep 2022 21:04:00 +0100
Man with no insurance or driving licence gets two-year driving ban
A man who attempted to avoid a police speed checkpoint by pulling in and entering a shop had no valid driving licence or insurance, a court has heard.

Mon, 26 Sep 2022 15:22:37 +0100
Tyrone man accused of ramming police cars with tractor remanded in custody
A man charged with the attempted murder of two police men has been remanded in custody.

Mon, 26 Sep 2022 16:35:48 +0100
Inquests into deaths of Co. Fermanagh woman and ex-partner to be held separately
An inquest into the death of a Co. Fermanagh woman will not be held simultaneously with that of the ex-partner who is believed to have killed her, a coroner has stressed.

Mon, 26 Sep 2022 20:54:00 +0100
Obituary: Mrs. Maureen Elizabeth West (née Hall)
Mrs. Maureen Elizabeth West (née Hall) passed away peacefully at Millcroft Nursing Home in Enniskillen, on August 21.

Mon, 26 Sep 2022 20:50:00 +0100
Outstanding work at Clogher Valley Show recognised with awards
Clogher Valley Agricultural Society has made a number of special awards in recognition of people and charities as a result of holding their Clogher Valley Show earlier this summer.

Mon, 26 Sep 2022 19:50:00 +0100
Councillors express condolences for death of Vice-Chair's grandson
The Vice-Chair of Fermanagh and Omagh District Council has thanked his colleagues for their support following the tragic, unexpected death of his grandson, who had just become a father.

Mon, 26 Sep 2022 17:50:00 +0100
Fintona man shares his experience of working in the pig industry
A local student from Harper Adams University is taking on a key role in the animal feed industry.

Mon, 26 Sep 2022 17:21:00 +0100
Two week driving ban for chef who was driving her sister's car
A chef who was driving home from work when she was detected speeding was also uninsured in the car she was driving.

Mon, 26 Sep 2022 17:11:00 +0100
Man warned he was on 'very thin ice' following driving convictions
A Newtownbutler man has been convicted of having no insurance and a defective tyre at Enniskillen Magistrates Court.

Mon, 26 Sep 2022 16:10:00 +0100
Garrison Parish barbecue: Community helps raise funds for Tearfund and Rectory
Undeterred by rainy weather, more than 100 people from across the local community came together to enjoy food, fellowship and fun at a fundraising barbecue hosted by Garrison Parish Church at the Rectory recently.

Mon, 26 Sep 2022 14:50:00 +0100
Fermanagh farmers investigate how beans can help lower feed costs
Farmers are investigating various ways of reducing the cost of purchased animal feeds.

Mon, 26 Sep 2022 12:50:00 +0100
Kesh singer Hollie (8) writes song to inspire other girls
An eight-year-old from Fermanagh has written and recorded a song with the hopes of inspiring other young girls with her lyrics.

Mon, 26 Sep 2022 09:28:00 +0100
Fermanagh wedding: Wedding day was magical for Harry Potter fans Lesa and Daniel Verner
Surrounded by their family and friends, Lesa Moffitt married Daniel Verner on June 22 with an outdoor ceremony at Lavender Manor, Ballinamallard.

Mon, 26 Sep 2022 09:31:35 +0100
Cost of living: Pound falls to all-time low against US Dollar
Experts warned the pound’s plunge towards parity with the dollar will send the cost of goods soaring even higher

Sun, 25 Sep 2022 20:51:00 +0100
Festival Lough Erne: Week-long celebration of Fermanagh Lakelands comes to a close
Festival Lough Erne – a celebration of the beautiful Fermanagh Lakelands and the extensive local product available in the area – came to a close on Sunday night after a week-long programme of events and activities.

Sun, 25 Sep 2022 20:25:00 +0100
Rock the Lough to return to Enniskillen to kickstart 2023
Rock the Lough – a live music festival in aid of charity – is returning to Enniskillen early next year to kick off 2023 in style.