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4 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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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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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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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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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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Mon Jul 28, 2014

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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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

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

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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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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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Newsday

Fracking company plan 'borehole'

The company that plans to use the controversial fracking technique to extract natural gas in County Fermanagh intends to drill an exploratory borehole in August.

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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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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

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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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Derry Today

Cycle challenge for Children In Crossfire

After a rest in the Fermanagh town, the cycle will restart the next day from Enniskillen to Donegal Town, with those taking part staying at the Abbey Hotel.

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