Fermanagh, Northern Ireland Newswire (Page 9)

Fermanagh, Northern Ireland Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Remembering the end of the lineRead the original story

    Dec 19, 2016 | Midulster Today

    They were the darkest of days in the dark winter of 1941: Christmas had come and gone and the old year would end in a few hours. It was the darkest of times in the middle of the War with Nazi Germany still an ominous threat to the world.

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  2. More still to be done to improve broadband speedsRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2016 | Lisburn Today

    Six per cent of properties in the Lisburn and Castlereagh City Council area remain unable to sign up for broadband speeds over 10 Mbit/s - the speed required to meet a typical household's digital needs. That's the finding of Ofcom's Connected Nations 2016 Northern Ireland report - an in-depth look at the state of the Northern Ireland's telecoms and wireless networks - which reveals that across the province some 63,000 homes and offices remain unable to sign up for broadband speeds over 10 Mbit/s.

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  3. RHI scheme applicants 'made to feel like we're criminals'Read the original story

    Dec 15, 2016 | Belfast Today

    DUP MLA and now-First Minister Arlene Foster, pictured at the official opening of Lakeland Karting, during her time as enterprise minister The brother of an ex-DUP advisor has said he and others on the Renewable Heating Incentive scheme have done nothing wrong but are neverthless being made to feel like "criminals". Aaron Brimstone, director of Lakeland Karting in Co Fermanagh, said that whilst some practices which he has heard of appear somewhat "dodgy" - such as the idea of running multiple boilers in order to claim more subsidy cash - as far as he is concerned, the scheme "ain't no money-making machine".

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  4. DPP determines our legacy investigations priorities - PSNIRead the original story

    Dec 15, 2016 | Belfast Today

    ACC Mark Hamilton said cases referred to the PSNI by Director of Public Prosecutions Barra McGrory had to be prioritised. Pic: Pacemaker.

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  5. New campaign urging Stormont to invest A 277m in the westRead the original story

    Dec 15, 2016 | Londonderry Today

    A campaign has been launched to ensure that 277m of funding for Northern Ireland's infrastructure is spent on improving roads and rail in the west - and particularly in Londonderry. The 'Invest in the West' campaign involves a mass petition to put pressure on Executive ministers ahead of Stormont's annual budget being revealed in January.

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  6. Man caught red-handed with terror cache told under-cover police: 'I'm not a terrorist'Read the original story

    Dec 15, 2016 | Belfast Today

    A 45-year old former convicted gunman man caught red-handed in a police undercover operation on the Fermanagh border which netted a massive haul of terrorist equipment two years ago, will find out next week how much longer he will serve in jail. Antrim Crown Court heard that among the terrorist cache Barry Francis Joseph Petticrew admitted having, were three timer power units never previously seen in Northern Ireland and 500 kilos of high grade nitro based fertilizer used in home-made explosives.

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  7. The First Minster has said she will not resign over the failed renewable heating schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2016 | Enfield Independent

    Stormont's First Minister has said she has nothing to hide over her role in a green energy controversy after a Democratic Unionist colleague and former minister dramatically broke ranks and alleged hundreds of millions of pounds had been abused. "I am very much looking forward to the truth coming out because I have absolutely nothing to hide," she said.

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  8. Hand Me Down The TacklingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2016 | The Session

    This has nothing whatever to do with the similarly-named reel "Hand Me Down The Tackle". It comes from the "Gunn Collection", and appears on the 2nd "Hidden Fermanagh" CD, where it is played on accordion with fiddle double-tracked, I think, by Catherine Dunne.

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  9. Mobile phone detection figures for Tyrone 'shock' MLARead the original story

    Dec 11, 2016 | Midulster Today

    Statistics show that of the 2,872 drivers successfully prosecuted in Northern Ireland for using mobile phones in the past three years, 896 were in Tyrone and Fermanagh. Mrs Barton said: "Even though we have seen numerous campaigns aimed at tackling the issue of mobile phones being used at the wheel, the fact that over 30% of these convictions have taken place in Fermanagh and Tyrone indicates that there are a large proportion of people in counties still intent on ignoring this message because they believe 'it won't happen to them'.

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  10. Fermanagh: 'Elf and safety gone mad?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2016 | BBC News

    But the Impartial Reporter said it had been contacted by candy-loving parents who noticed that this year there were "no flying sweets". In a statement the council said: "The practice of throwing sweets into the crowd at the Enniskillen Christmas lights switch on event has not taken place over the last number of years in the interest of health and safety.

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  11. 112 abandoned sites in Mid Ulster face rates billsRead the original story

    Dec 7, 2016 | Midulster Today

    Mid Ulster Council has drawn up a hit list of 112 derelict properties and building sites which are having a detrimental effect on the local area. The move is part of a radical re-think of rates unveiled by Stormont's Finance Minister Mairtin O Muilleoir, who is proposing to develop a derelict property levy.

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  12. Western Trust targets overseas doctors as locum costs soarRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2016 | BBC News

    A Northern Ireland Health trust is targeting medical professionals from abroad as it struggles to cope with a shortage of qualified staff. Currently, there are 95 "hard to fill vacancies" in the Western Trust area which spans the counties of Londonderry, Tyrone and Fermanagh.

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  13. JCSD Board selects Mark Wagner as presidentRead the original story

    Dec 1, 2016 | Lewistown Sentinel

    The Juniata County School District Board of Directors elected a new president and vice president at its reorganization and regular board meeting Thursday evening. Members serving on the board for the next year include Erin Derr, Dennis Irvin, Christine McLaughlin, Larry Rothrock, Christine Shadel, Joseph Shearer, Danny Snyder, Amy Wagner and Mark Wagner.

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  14. Lusty Beg Island: A brilliant babymoon in lakeside luxuryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2016 | Independent.ie

    Oh no, another thing for my ever-expanding list of things to accomplish before the baby arrived. I announced to the Other Half the babymoon directive with a put-upon sigh and was immediately congratulated for having the most First World problem of all time.

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  15. Musgrave steps in to bankroll Abrakebabra fast food groupRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2016 | Independent.ie

    Musgrave - the Cork-based retail group that controls the SuperValu and Centra chains - has stepped in to help bankroll Abrakebabra, taking a charge over assets belonging to the fast food group. Musgrave - the Cork-based retail group that controls the SuperValu and Centra chains - has stepped in to help bankroll Abrakebabra, taking a charge over assets belonging to the fast food group.

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  16. Frampton Lashes Out Over Being Excluded From BBC SpotyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2016 | Boxing Scene

    Carl Frampton has questioned whether the BBC's Sports Personality of the Year is "anti-Northern Ireland" after he and other stars from the country were omitted from the award's shortlist. The Belfast boxer, who in 2016 unified super bantamweight world titles before moving up a division to win the WBA world featherweight title, claimed he would have been selected on the 16-strong list if he was English.

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  17. Carl Frampton asks if Sports Personality of Year is anti-Northern IrelandRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2016 | Independent.ie

    Carl Frampton has questioned whether the BBC's Sports Personality of the Year is "anti-Northern Ireland" after he and other stars from the country were omitted from the award's shortlist. Carl Frampton has questioned whether the BBC's Sports Personality of the Year is "anti-Northern Ireland" after he and other stars from the country were omitted from the award's shortlist.

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  18. Festival of 175 Christmas trees at Enniskillen churchRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2016 | Newsday

    A church in Enniskillen, County Fermanagh, has celebrated the work of community organisations with a festival of 175 Christmas trees.

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  19. Local landscape firm lifts industry awardRead the original story

    Nov 23, 2016 | Lisburn Today

    A Lisburn based Cameron Landscapes has notched up a unique achievement to win the most coveted award in the industry for a seventh time with a stunning scheme in County Fermanagh. The firm was presented with the Bog Oak Trophy, the overall award, at the all-Ireland awards ceremony run by the Association of Landscape Contractors in Ireland at Titanic Belfast.

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  20. Ireland's Drummully Polyp Is Not a Sea Cucumber - It's an IslandRead the original story

    Nov 21, 2016 | Conde Nast Traveler

    A "polyp" is any kind of growth that's shaped like a blob growing on a long stalk. It's a gross word.

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