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10 hrs ago | CBC News

Russia-U.S. relations are chilly, but is this another Cold War?

U.S. President Barack Obama meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin during the G8 Summit at Lough Erne in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland June 17, 2013.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Vladimir Putin, World News, United Kingdom

13 hrs ago | Carrickonshannon Today

Leitrim County Councillors condemn Tamboran's actions in Belcoo

Leitrim County Councillors have unanimously condemned Tamboran Resources actions in pre-empting the start of drilling at a quarry in Fermanagh.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Sinn Fein

20 hrs ago | Carrickonshannon Today

Special Council meetings on fracking

A special meeting of Leitrim County Council will be held this Thursday, July 31 to consider the position of the local authority in relation to Tamboran's proposed drilling at Belcoo, Co Fermanagh.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Sinn Fein, iPhone

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Fermanagh Today

Fermanagh bakery pays 23,000 to worker sacked for pregnancy

A bakery has been ordered to pay more than 23,000 to a former worker after an employment tribunal found she had been sacked for becoming pregnant.

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BellaOnline

Generosity Is a Way of Irish Life

Looking at the Charities Aid Foundation World Giving Index since 2010, Ireland consistently features in the top ten most generous countries in the world and is the most generous nation in Europe.

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Related Topix: Life, Charity , Anthropology, Science, World News, United Kingdom

Newsday

Quarry injunction extension granted

A company that plans to use fracking to extract natural gas in County Fermanagh has been granted an extension to a High Court injunction to stop protesters getting close to a quarry.

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Tyrone Times

Dealers of killer drug should face manslaughter charges

Fermanagh & South Tyrone MLA Maurice Morrow has backed calls by Northern Ireland's Senior Coroner John Leckey to have manslaughter charges brought against those who peddled the drug which killed a Dungannon teenager.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Tyrone County, Northern Ireland

BBC News

Bloody red shrimp invades Lough Erne

A new invasive species, the bloody red shrimp, has been discovered for the first time in Northern Ireland in Upper Lough Erne.

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Belfast Today

'Dignity of IRA victims in contrast to hunger strike march organisers'

Calls for a "mass mobilisation" of republicans in a Co Fermanagh village next week only serves to escalate tensions, Tom Elliott has said.

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Related Topix: Irish Republican Army, Sinn Fein,

Fermanagh Today

Buyer sought for 10-acre private island in lough

It may not boast swaying palms or tropical sunshine, but for a cost of 125,000 this private island could be all yours.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

UTV

Call for rethink on hunger strike parade

A victims group is calling for Sinn FA©in to re-think plans for a hunger strike commemoration march in County Fermanagh scheduled to take place this weekend.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Ballymena Today

A&E waiting times under the microscope

Antrim Area Hospital, which caters for the Ballymena area, is once again in the spotlight over performance levels at its Accident and Emergency Unit.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Antrim County, Northern Ireland, Armagh County, Northern Ireland, Down County, Northern Ireland

Silicon Alley Insider

Prepare For The Worst Sanctions Yet

U.S. President Barack Obama meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin during the G8 Summit at Lough Erne in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland June 17, 2013.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, United Kingdom, World News, Europe, Germany

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

Gloucestershire is 11th cheapest in the UK for cremations

The average cost of a cremation in Gloucestershire is the eleventh cheapest in the UK, coming to A 2,869, while a cremation in Wiltshire will cost an average of A 3,158.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom

Belfast Today

Belcoo, Co Fermanagh: Anti-fracking protesters set up camp

A renovated mill in Co Fermanagh has been turned into a campsite to accommodate anti-fracking protesters at a testing ground for shale gas, organisers said.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Independent.ie

I'm feeling fine, says leading priest as he battles cancer

The 69-year-old, who is also a prominent columnist and broadcaster, said he is overcoming the illness and is feeling "fine".

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

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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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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Related Topix: Irish Republican Army, United Kingdom, Terrorism, Sinn Fein

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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