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News on Fermanagh County, Northern Ireland continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

2 hrs ago | Newsday

Gas firm obtains quarry injunction

A company that plans to use fracking to extract natural gas in County Fermanagh has said it has obtained an injunction to prevent unlawful access to a quarry.

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7 hrs ago | Fermanagh Today

Show compassion for IRA victims in Derrylin, urges MLA Tom Elliott

Republicans in Fermanagh have been urged to "show some compassion" for IRA victims by calling off a planned tribute to the 1981 hunger strikers.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Yiddish Waiting for Godot to Open 7th Annual Origin's 1st Irish Festival in September

The New Yiddish Rep's crowd-pleasing world premiere of Samuel Beckett 's "Waiting for Godot" in Yiddish, a surprise hit of the 2013-14 season, opens the 7th annual Origin's 1st Irish Festival in September.

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UTV

Lesser Spotted Ulster

In this week's episode, Joe makes the first of two visits to the picturesque village of Caledon in Co Tyrone, once a 19th century hive of construction and industry, and now restored to its former Georgian glory.

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Sinn Fein Newsroom

Sinn Fein Delegation Visits Belcoo Fracking Protest Site

A delegation of Sinn FA©in representatives has this morning visited the site of an anti-fracking protest near Belcoo.

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Derry Today

Seamas Mac Annaidh

His father was a bank manager and the family lived in various places in Ireland before settling in Enniskillen.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

KVOX-FM Fargo

Beckett link brings 'Happy Days' back to Northern ...

The man who brought an opera to Britain's biggest rock festival is using the enigmatic plays of Samuel Beckett to lure tourists back to a town better known for one of Northern Ireland's worst 'Troubles'.

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BBC News

A&E units miss 12-hour wait targets

The Department of Health said the Royal Victoria Hospital's 12-hour target performance had "declined notably" from April to June The 12-hour waiting time target for Northern Ireland A&E units was breached more than 700 times between April and June, according to the latest figures.

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Carrickonshannon Today

Tamboran expect to drill in August

Acheson & Glover Quarry site in Belcoo where Tamboran have set up 24/7 security and intend to drill a borehole.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

BBC News

Hundreds at anti-fracking protest

The protest took place on Monday evening at a site near Belcoo, where a shale gas exploration company has announced plans to drill an exploratory borehole to collect rock samples.

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UTV

Fracking firm plans to drill borehole

The company has said it is the first stage of exploration for natural gas in Fermanagh, the result of which will determine whether they will go to the second stage.

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Derry Today

Location for hunger strike commemoration confirmed

Sinn Fein Foyle MLA and former hunger striker Raymond McCartney has announced that the 2014 national hunger strike commemoration will be held in Derrylin, County Fermanagh.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Slugger O'Toole

Derrylin to host hunger strike commemoration

The 2014 National Hunger Strike Commemoration has been announced to be in Derrylin Co.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

UTV

Lesser Spotted Ulster

Joe spends some time on the tiny island of Cleenish in Upper Lough Erne in Co Fermanagh.

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UTV

Coronation Street

Heartbroken Lloyd discovers the truth. Will Tracy and Deirdre stand by Peter? Dennis worms his way into Rita's affections.

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BBC News

Domestic violence case angers judge

The judge at Dungannon Magistrates Court said the given the circumstances of the case, police should have left bail decisions to a court A judge has criticised the police for releasing a domestic violence suspect on bail, despite him being accused of a violent attack on his partner's home.

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Carrickonshannon Today

No holes can be drilled without permission

Despite rumours, varied information and local concern, Tamboran Resources cannot drill any bore holes in Co Fermanagh without full planning permission.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Fermanagh Today

SF slammed for - wrong message' in hunger strike parade debate

Thomas Bullock, 53, a part-time UDR member, and his wife Emily, 50 were shot dead by an IRA gang in their Derrylin farmhouse in 1972.

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Silicon Alley Insider

Obama Spoke To Putin Right After The Malaysia Passenger Plane Crash In Ukraine

In this June 17, 2013, file photo, President Barack Obama meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland.

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Ballycastle Today

Col Saunderson would have approved of parade

For, after 45 years of a break, at his former estate in County Cavan, a traditional Orange parade and service has been resumed.

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