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18 April, 2017

Controversial voting record of current MP for Fermanagh & South Tyrone highlighted - Feely

Sinn Féin Erne North Councillor, John Feely, has highlighted the right-wing controversial voting record of the current MP for Fermanagh & South Tyrone. Read full article


17 April, 2017

McCaffrey to call on key leaders and decision makers in health service to save GP services in Roslea at public meeting.

Sinn Féin Erne East Councillor, Brian McCaffrey, is calling on key leaders and decision makers in the health service to explain and agree to work towards innovative solutions to save GP services in Roslea and the wider area. Read full article


10 April, 2017

Lynch welcomes online renewals for Irish Passports

Sinn Féin MLA for Fermanagh South Tyrone, Seán Lynch, has welcomed the introduction of online renewal for Irish passports. Read full article


27 February, 2017

Dolan contrasts Sinn Féin's focus on health services with actions of cash for ash politicians

Sinn Féin Assembly candidate Jemma Dolan has said the delivery and extension of services at the South West Acute Hospital are a priority for Sinn Féin. Read full article


20 February, 2017

'Our Generation Deserve Better' - Dolan

Sinn Féin Assembly candidate Jemma Dolan has said, 'that the DUP's negative brand of politics offers nothing but a retreat to the past. Our generation deserve better, the right to be optimistic about all our futures. Everyone needs to play their part by voting for progressive politics.' Read full article


16 February, 2017

Voters must call time on 'Cash for Ash' Politicians

Sinn Féin Assembly election candidate Jemma Dolan has called on voters to use their vote on March 2nd to send a clear message that corruption is unacceptable in the North's political institutions. Read full article


13 February, 2017

Shared Future Needs Agreement and Respect - Dolan

Sinn Féin Assembly candidate Jemma Dolan has called on the electorate to use their vote in a progressive, meaningful, and positive manner. The constituency's youngest candidate was speaking to youth party activists in Irvinestown prior to canvassing alongside Matt Carthy MEP. Read full article


13 February, 2017

Youth Services must be Protected - Dolan

Sinn Féin Assembly candidate Jemma Dolan has called for additional resources for Youth Services especially around the area of promoting better mental health. 'Mental health knows no boundaries of class or political allegiance. As a community, we need to work together and learn from each other and support each other in the work that lies ahead.' Read full article


3 February, 2017

Out of touch Tom Elliott clearly does not understand implications of Brexit

Sinn Féin Assembly election candidate Jemma Dolan has described the decision by UUP MP Tom Elliott to vote in favour of triggering Article 50 as absurd, given that 59% of voters in Fermanagh South Tyrone voted to remain in the EU. Dolan said out of touch Elliott clearly does not understand implications of Brexit for the North. Read full article


25 January, 2017

Young people determined to have voices heard in this election - Dolan

Fermanagh South Tyrone Sinn Féin Assembly candidate, Jemma Dolan, is calling on people to ensure that they are registered to vote in the upcoming assembly election. Read full article


25 January, 2017

DUP and RHI scandal damaging reputation of Fermanagh - Dolan

Newly selected Sinn Féin candidate for Fermanagh/South Tyrone Jemma Dolan has said the RHI scandal is damaging the reputation of Fermanagh and that a vote for Sinn Féin is vote against corruption. Read full article


25 January, 2017

The commencement of £220,000 works on major cross border road is wonderful news - O'Reilly

Sinn Féin Erne East Councillor, Thomas O'Reilly, has welcomed the commencement of £220,000 works to improve the main route between Fermanagh and Monaghan. Read full article


16 January, 2017

Three candidates for March 2nd Assembly election announced

Sinn Féin members in Fermanagh & South Tyrone have selected three candidates to contest the Assembly elections on 2nd March. Read full article


12 January, 2017

DUP Minister appears to indicate that hill farmers go on dole - Greene

Sinn Féin Erne East Councillor Sheamus Greene has expressed his disgust at the announcement by the DUP DAERA Minister, Michelle McIlveen, to end the Area of Natural Constraint Scheme costing the more vulnerable farmers in the north of Ireland £20million per year. Read full article


10 January, 2017

Councillor Coyle raises issues with Transport NI

Sinn Féin Councillor for Enniskillen, Debbie Coyle, has raised issues brought to her by residents in the town during a meeting with Transport NI this week. Read full article


6 January, 2017

Withdrawal of funding for Líofa programme disgrace - Maguire

Sinn Féin Councillor and Irish Language activist, Tommy Maguire, says Líofa funding withdrawal shows a lack of respect for the Irish language. Read full article


6 January, 2017

Councillor Debbie Coyle to request detail behind figures of underage drinking in Enniskillen

Sinn Féin Enniskillen Councillor, Debbie Coyle, has expressed concern over figures released by the PSNI highlighting underage drinking in the Enniskillen area. Read full article


21 December, 2016

Feely welcomes Council decision to provide sports equipment for people with disabilities across the council area.

Sinn Féin Erne North Councillor, John Feely, has welcomed a decision by Fermanagh and Omagh District Council to provide sports equipment for people with disabilities across the council area. Read full article


21 December, 2016

Cllr McCaffrey welcomes £8k grant award for feasibility study of proposed Enniskillen-Clones greenway

Sinn Féin Erne East Councillor, Brian McCaffrey, has welcomed the Department of Infrastructure Cycle Unit £8k grant award for a feasibility study into the proposed greenway route from Enniskillen to Clones. Read full article


20 December, 2016

Fermanagh & South Tyrone Sinn Féin MLA's Lynch & Gildernew call for Foster to step aside to allow full investigation into RHI Scheme

Sinn Féin MLAs Sean Lynch and Michelle Gildernew have spoken of the need for the First Minister Arlene Foster to step aside to allow the investigation into the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) Scheme, which has caused major controversy over recent weeks and is likely to cost the tax payers of the six counties over £400 million. Read full article


19 December, 2016

Anthony Feely congratulates Cashel Community Association on funding award

Sinn Féin Erne West Councillor, Anthony Feely, has congratulated Cashel Community Association on the award of £337,551 from the Big Lottery funded Space and Place programme. Read full article


7 December, 2016

Lynch welcomes news of progress on £10 million Lisnaskea Health Centre

Seán Lynch MLA welcomed news that the business case for a new £10 million Health and Care Centre in Lisnaskea is progressing. Read full article


4 December, 2016

Councillor Greene urges people to protect themselves online

Sinn Féin Erne East Councillor, Sheamus Greene, is calling on people to protect themselves online coming up to the Christmas period. Read full article


29 November, 2016

Councillor Coyle encourages people affected by drugs, alcohol or mental health issues to seek advice.

Community activists attended a drug and alcohol information event on Monday night which was organised by the Cavanaleck Community Association in Enniskillen Library. Read full article


25 November, 2016

Councillor Coyle encourages people to take part in deciding future of local Electoral Office.

Sinn Féin Councillors Coyle, McCaffrey and Clarke with NIPSA Representative at the meeting

Enniskillen Councillor Debbie Coyle is encouraging people to take part in the consultation regarding the proposed closure of the Electoral Office in Omagh. Read full article


20 November, 2016

Councillor Anthony Feely calls on farmers to be vigilant following spate of local robberies

Sinn Féin Erne West Councillor Anthony Feely calls on farmers to be vigilant following a spate of robberies in the local area. Read full article


14 November, 2016

Coyle welcomes Council introduction of domestic abuse workplace policy

Sinn Féin Councillor Debbie Coyle has welcomed the timely introduction of a domestic violence/abuse Workplace Policy by Fermanagh and Omagh District Council. Read full article


11 November, 2016

Feely encourages farmers to consider Farm Business Improvement Scheme capital funding

Sinn Féin Councillor for Erne West, Anthony Feely, encourages farmers to consider applying for the Farm Business Improvement Scheme capital funding. Read full article


7 November, 2016

Lynch hosts meeting between taxi drivers, operators and Department of Infrastructure

Seán Lynch, MLA for Fermanagh and South Tyrone was pleased to host a meeting this week between Department of Infrastructure, local taxi drivers and operators. Read full article


7 November, 2016

Victims of domestic abuse more comfortable coming forward - Lynch

Sinn Féin MLA Seán Lynch met with the PSNI on Friday to discuss efforts to tackle domestic violence. Read full article


4 November, 2016

Greene calls on farmers to attend health and safety workshops

Sheamus Greene, Sinn Féin Councillor for Erne East, is calling on farmers to attend upcoming farm health and safety workshops. Read full article


2 November, 2016

Lynch to host meeting between taxi operators and Department this week

Fermanagh and South Tyrone MLA, Seán Lynch, is hosting a meeting between Department of Infrastructure officials and Taxi Drivers and Operators so that they can raise any issues with the Department regarding recent changes which affect them. Read full article


1 November, 2016

Councillor Anthony Feely welcomes anti-fracking bill passing first stage in Dáil

Sinn Féin Councillor for Erne West, Anthony Feely, has welcomed the anti-fracking bill passing its first stage in the Dáil. Read full article


1 November, 2016

Lynch welcomes additional funding from Finance Minister for Southern Bypass

Seán Lynch has welcomed the news that an additional funding has been released by party colleague Finance Minister Máirtín Ó Muilleoir for A4 Enniskillen Southern Bypass. Read full article


23 October, 2016

Lynch welcomes works commencing on Mountain Road between Derrylin and Ballyconnell

Sinn Féin MLA Seán Lynch has welcomed a £120,000 resurfacing scheme on the B127 Ballyconnell Road, Derrylin. Read full article


20 October, 2016

Michelle Gildernew MLA demonstrates support for #MoreThanAShop campaign at Stormont event

Michelle Gildernew MLA and the Charity Retail Association's Chief Executive, Robin Osterley at the launch.

This week, Michelle Gildernew MLA demonstrated her support for charity shops in Fermanagh and South Tyrone by attending a unique event at the Assembly in Stormont. Read full article


17 October, 2016

Lynch expresses concern at changes to car parking at SWAH

Sinn Féin MLA for Fermanagh and South Tyrone, Seán Lynch has expressed concern at proposed changes to car parking at SWAH. Read full article


16 October, 2016

More defibrillators across council area will save lives - Maguire

Sinn Féin Enniskillen Councillor, Tommy Maguire, has welcomed Council agreement to extend defibrillator provision at various council centres across the Fermanagh and Omagh area. Read full article


16 October, 2016

Sinn Féin Councillors welcome FODC introduction of living wage

During Wednesday night's Policy and Resource meeting Fermanagh and Omagh District Council agreed to become a fully-accredited Living Wage employer with the Living Wage Foundation; therefore, they will pay a minimum living wage of £8.25. Read full article


14 October, 2016

Feely reacts to Bank of Ireland decision ignoring 7,500 strong petition

Councillor John Feely has reacted to Bank of Ireland's snub to seven and half thousand people who signed the petition opposing their decision to close the Belleek Branch. Read full article


12 October, 2016

Lynch to attend the 'Making History Talk - Understanding 1916' public event organised by County Fermanagh Grand Orange Lodge

Sinn Féin MLA Seán Lynch will attend the 'Making History Talk - Understanding 1916' public event organised by County Fermanagh Grand Orange Lodge and a number of Fermanagh churches on Thursday night, 13 October. Read full article


10 October, 2016

'Border Communities Against Brexit' congratulated by Sinn Féin MLAs and Councillors

Sinn Féin MLAs and Councillors congratulated 'Border Communities Against Brexit' on their locally organised protests held on Saturday. Read full article


10 October, 2016

Cllr Anthony Feely welcomes announcement on slurry spreading

Sinn Féin Erne West Councillor Anthony Feely has welcomed the DAERA Minister's announcement on Slurry Spreading. Read full article


10 October, 2016

Lynch welcomes works starting on A32 and at Teemore Cross.

Sinn Féin MLA Sean Lynch has welcomed the announcement of a £150,000 resurfacing scheme for the A32 Enniskillen Road. Read full article


8 October, 2016

Proposals from Tories targeting EU workers racist and disgraceful - Lynch

Sinn Féin MLA Seán Lynch said recent proposals from the British Home Secretary Amber Rudd targeting EU workers are racist and disgraceful. Read full article


30 September, 2016

Lynch welcomes commencement of works on Rural Roads Initiative

Sinn Féin MLA for Fermanagh South Tyrone, Seán Lynch, has welcomed the commencement of works on sixty-five rural roads in Fermanagh as part of the Rural Roads Scheme. Read full article


30 September, 2016

Sinn Féin Councillors welcome progress on Domiciliary Care provision and cross-border partnership

Sinn Féin Fermanagh & Omagh Disctrict Councillors Feely, Coyle, Fitzgerald & McCann welcome progress on domiciliary care

At the recent Fermanagh and Omagh Health and Social Care Group, Sinn Féin Councillors Debbie Coyle and John Feely welcomed the update provided by the Trust with regard to Domiciliary Care. Read full article


30 September, 2016

Lynch welcomes major works on Lisnaskea to Derrylin Road

Fermanagh South Tyrone MLA, Seán Lynch, has welcomed the progress of significant works on the Lisnaskea to Derrylin road to mitigate against flooding. Read full article


21 September, 2016

Recycling for a good cause - Gildernew

Michelle Gildernew MLA joined Bryson Recycling and local Charity the Children's Heartbeat Trust to encourage homeowners to boost recycling levels and add value to the local economy all in aid of a good cause. Read full article


29 August, 2016

Lynch expresses concern as administrators move in to Adelie Ireland.

Sinn Féin MLA for Fermanagh & South Tyrone, Seán Lynch, has expressed his concern following the news that 80 jobs are at risk in Adelie Ireland, based in Enniskillen. Read full article


18 August, 2016

Glór Inis Ceithleann - Triú Eagrán Media file available

Glór Enniskillen

The third edition of Glór Enniskillen is out now. Glór covers local, national and international Sinn Féin news with a bit of culture thrown in for good measure. Read it here. Read full article


31 July, 2016

Lynch welcomes development of strategic plan for greenways

Fermanagh South Tyrone MLA Seán Lynch has welcomed the development of a strategic plan for greenways for walking and cycling in the constituency. Read full article


30 July, 2016

Feely to ask Bank of Ireland to reverse their decision to close at meeting with Regional Director

Sinn Fein Councillor for Erne North John Feely is to meet Regional Director for Bank of Ireland in the coming week to discuss their decision to close it's branch in Belleek. Read full article


30 July, 2016

We need an island-wide vision and an all Ireland approach to the EU - Lynch

In a recent opinion piece Seán Lynch MLA called for an island-wide vision an an all Ireland approach to the EU Read full article


29 July, 2016

Lynch encourages businesses to attend funding workshops

Fermanagh South Tyrone MLA Seán Lynch has called on businesses and business owners to get prepared for the Rural Business Investment Scheme by attending one of the mandatory funding workshops which are taking place next week. Read full article


21 July, 2016

Cllr John Feely shocked and dismayed at decision by Bank of Ireland to close Belleek branch.

Sinn Féin Councillor for Erne North, John Feely, has expressed shock and dismay at Bank of Ireland announcement today to close eight branches, including the Belleek branch of the bank. Read full article


15 July, 2016

Brexit not a done deal. Still all to play for. - Lynch

Seán Lynch MLA has said that the Tory plans to drag the north out of the EU would be a disaster following a public meeting held in Lisnaskea last Thursday night. Read full article


7 July, 2016

Cllr John Feely dismayed at MP for Fermanagh South Tyrone

Councillor John Feely has expressed dismay that the MP for Fermanagh South Tyrone has failed to help protect the rights of EU citizens living in Britain. Read full article


1 July, 2016

Fly-tipping along popular walking spot unacceptable - Feely

Sinn Féin Erne West Councillor Anthony Feely has said that ongoing fly tipping along a popular local walking spot is unacceptable. Read full article


14 June, 2016

Lynch welcomes flood prevention funding

Sinn Féin MLA Sean Lynch has welcomed the announcement of £1.8m for flood prevention initiatives. Read full article


3 May, 2016

Fracking Will Not Happen on my watch - Flanagan

Sinn Féin Assembly Candidate Phil Flanagan has responded to claims that Tamboran have purchased an unused quarry near Belcoo. Read full article


2 May, 2016

Healthcare is a priority for Sinn Féin Assembly team

Sinn Féin's Seán Lynch has hit out at the growing incidence of surgical cancellations for patients travelling outside of Fermanagh South Tyrone. Read full article


1 May, 2016

Roads of Fermanagh South Tyrone have been neglected for too long- Cllr John Feely

Cllr John Feely, Sinn Féin Assembly candidate for Fermanagh South Tyrone, is calling for action to be taken to tackle roads issues within the constituency. Read full article


22 April, 2016

Sinn Féin's John Feely is calling on support and development of a series of heritage trails in Fermanagh South Tyrone.

Sinn Féin Assembly candidate for Fermanagh South Tyrone, John Feely, has said that he will lobby for development and support of a series of heritage trails throughout the Fermanagh South Tyrone area in the next Assembly. Read full article


22 April, 2016

Seán Lynch welcomes news of ICBAN study into broadband provision in Lisnaskea

Sinn Féin Assembly candidate for Fermanagh South Tyrone, Seán Lynch, has welcomed the news that the Irish Central Border Area Network (ICBAN) have commissioned a study to consider ways in which broadband and associated connectivity can be enhanced across the ICBAN region. Read full article


22 April, 2016

Feely calls for cross-border healthcare provision to secure more services locally.

Fermanagh South Tyrone Sinn Féin Assembly candidate, John Feely, is calling for the proper implementation of 'Transforming Your Care' and the development of more regional solutions to hospital care. Read full article


17 April, 2016

Seán Lynch encourages farmers to apply for flooding assistance scheme before closing date.

Sinn Féin Assembly candidate for Fermanagh South Tyrone, Sean Lynch, has been visiting local farmers to encourage uptake of the emergency flooding assistance programme for farms announced by party colleague Michelle O'Neill in her role as Agriculture and Rural Development Minister recently. Read full article


17 April, 2016

DUP attitude to schools derogatory - Lynch

Sinn Féin Assembly candidate for Fermanagh South Tyrone, Seán Lynch, has said that the DUP attitude to Irish language schools is derogatory and that there will be no return to past discrimination. Read full article


6 April, 2016

Seán Lynch calls for ring-fencing of budget for deteriorating road network

Sinn Féin Assembly Candidate, Seán Lynch, has welcomed Transport NI undertaking to resurface roads in Roslea over the summer however, he is critical of the current budgetary constraints on maintaining the road network and is calling on the Executive to ring-fence funding. Read full article


31 March, 2016

Sinn Féin blocks increase in tuition fees - Flanagan

The Committee for Employment & Learning has rejected a proposal from the DEL Minister Stephen Farry to increase tuition fees by 2.8% to £4,030. Read full article


23 March, 2016

Shared Education Campus for Brookeborough Welcomed by MLA Seán Lynch and Councillor Sheamus Greene

Sinn Féin MLA, Seán Lynch along with his party colleague, Councillor Sheamus Greene have welcomed the announcement today that the proposed shared education programme between two primary schools in Brookeborough is to go ahead. Read full article


20 March, 2016

Lynch calls on people to enjoy the benefits of discount travel tickets with Translink

Seán Lynch MLA is calling on people to enjoy the benefits of discount travel tickets with Translink Read full article


19 March, 2016

County Fermanagh Easter Commemoration - Arney Easter Sunday

Sinn Féin Fermanagh will be welcoming everyone to the annual County Easter Commemoration which is being held on Easter Sunday at Arney, the final resting place of Irish Volunteer and veteran of the GPO, Phil Cassidy. Read full article


14 March, 2016

On line carer service welcomed - McGahan

Sinn Féin MLA Bronwyn McGahan has welcomed the introduction of a digital service for carers to claim carers allowance. Read full article


10 March, 2016

Lynch welcomes Minister O'Neill's flood assistance programme for non-domestic properties

Sinn Féin MLA Sean Lynch has welcomed a new emergency flood assistance programme announced today by Agriculture Minister Michelle O'Neill. Read full article


10 March, 2016

Challenges for University model need to be met - Flanagan

Sinn Féin MLA Phil Flanagan has welcomed the publication of the outcome of the 'Big Conversation' by the DEL Minister Stephen Farry on the future financial challenges facing the higher education system in the north. Read full article


10 March, 2016

Feely welcomes passing of Rural Needs Bill through Assembly.

Sinn Féin Councillor John Feely has welcomed the passing of the Rural Needs Bill through the Assembly this week. Read full article


10 March, 2016

Seán Lynch welcomes announcement on future of post-primary education in east of county.

Seán Lynch MLA has welcomed the announcement by the Minister for Education for post-primary provision in the east of the county. Read full article


8 March, 2016

Lynch congratulates DARD Minister on delivering £269 million to Fermanagh South Tyrone

Seán Lynch MLA has congratulated Sinn Féin Minister for Agriculture and Rural Development, Michelle O'Neill, on delivering over £269 million in funding to Fermanagh South Tyrone. Read full article


4 March, 2016

Flanagan MLA calls for transfer of telecommunications powers

Sinn Féin MLA Phil Flanagan has welcomed the publication of the Ofcom Strategic Review of Digital Communications on the roll-out of broadband to every household and business. Read full article


3 March, 2016

Our Society North & South is better together with the EU

Sinn Féin MLA Seán Lynch has said that the Island of Ireland, in particular border areas, has benefited hugely from European Union membership and European funding and we should remain within the EU. Read full article


3 March, 2016

Sinn Féin Councillor John Feely has welcomed progress on the £6million A32 realignment scheme at Cornamuck.

Councillor John Feely has welcomed the announcement by the Regional Development Minister to publish the formal Notice of Intention to Proceed and the making of the Direction Order for a £6 million road realignment scheme at Cornamnuck on the A32 Omagh to Enniskillen route Read full article


2 March, 2016

'Delighted to facilitate feedback at Diversity event' - Coyle

Sinn Féin Councillor, Debbie Coyle, welcomed the feedback session at the 'Your Council, Your Say, Your Way' event yesterday and is encouraging people to have their say at a similar event tomorrow, 3rd March 2016. Read full article


2 March, 2016

Lack of permanent contracts one of reasons waiting times on increase - Councillor Coyle

Councillor Debbie Coyle has cited a lack of permanent contracts for staff as one of the inefficiencies which is leading to increased waiting times in the Health Service. Read full article


1 March, 2016

Feely calls on all parties to support Pensioners' Parliament Manifesto.

Councillor John Feely has called on all parties to support the Pensioner's Parliament Manifesto. Read full article


29 February, 2016

Seán Lynch MLA facilitates multi-agency meeting concerning road safety issues in Maguiresbridge

Sinn Féin MLA, Seán Lynch, has facilitated a multi-agency meeting in order to explore solutions to road safety issues around St Mary's Primary School in Maguiresbridge. Read full article


28 February, 2016

Lynch highlights danger of potholes to DRD Minister

Seán Lynch MLA and Sinn Féin transport spokesperson highlighted the danger of potholes to DRD Minister, Michelle McIlveen in Question Time this week. Read full article


27 February, 2016

Seán Lynch MLA criticises SDLP Minister for lack of detail on road safety budget

Sinn Féin MLA, Seán Lynch, has condemned further cuts to road safety budget and expressed disappointment that current Minister responsible cannot give details of the amount of funding available in the coming year. Read full article


26 February, 2016

Councillor Coyle welcomes extension of oil buying club across Enniskillen

Sinn Féin Councillor Debbie Coyle has welcomed Bryson Energy agreement to extend the Crannog Oil Buying Club right across Enniskillen. Read full article


26 February, 2016

Lynch welcomes progress on £30m Enniskillen bypass

Sinn Féin MLA Sean Lynch has welcomed progress on the £30m Enniskillen Southern Bypass project. Read full article


24 February, 2016

Gender pay equality a must - McGahan

Sinn Féin MLA Bronwyn McGahan has called on OFM/dFM to bring forward regulations to deal with the matter of gender pay equality. Read full article


22 February, 2016

British government views on EU Referendum out of sync with people of the North - Flanagan

Sinn Féin MLA Phil Flanagan has said the views of the British government on the EU Referendum are out of sync with the majority of people in the North. Read full article


19 February, 2016

Decentralisation of civil service jobs to Fermanagh a very welcome endeavour.

Seán Lynch MLA welcomed the decentralisation of civil service jobs to Fermanagh after Minister Michelle O'Neill visited Fermanagh yesterday to officially open the Forest Service's new headquarters in Enniskillen. Read full article


15 February, 2016

Lynch welcomes half million pound funding from Invest NI

Sinn Féin MLA Seán Lynch has welcomed the announcement of investment of a half a million pounds to businesses in the Fermanagh and Omagh area by Invest NI. Read full article


15 February, 2016

Feely welcomes £4.9 million investment in local schools

Sinn Féin Councillor, John Feely, has welcomed the announcement from Minister for Education John O'Dowd that £4.9 million has been awarded to two Enniskillen schools. Read full article


12 February, 2016

Rates Amendment Bill - Major success story for amateur sports clubs, but work still to do!

Private Members Bill has secured a better deal for all amateur sports clubs in the six counties Read full article


11 February, 2016

Lynch welcomes decision to keep Enniskillen Courthouse

Sinn Féin MLA Seán Lynch has welcomed Justice Minister David Ford's announcement to retain Enniskillen Court House. Read full article


11 February, 2016

Sinn Féin table amendments to address gender pay gap - Flanagan

Sinn Féin has tabled motions to the Employment Bill to address the gender pay gap, Phil Flanagan MLA has said. Read full article


9 February, 2016

Orange Order attitude to Irish language derogatory - Lynch

Sinn Féin MLA Séan Lynch said the Orange Order's attitude to the Irish Language is derogatory and a major stumbling block to equality. Read full article


6 February, 2016

Lynch welcomes update on proposed Enniskillen Library from DCAL Minister

Sinn Féin MLA Séan Lynch has welcomed an update on the progress of the proposed Enniskillen Library from DCAL Minister Carál Ní Chuilín. Read full article


5 February, 2016

DARD continues to deliver for the local and rural community

Sinn Féin MLA Seán Lynch has praised the work of party colleague, Agriculture Minister Michelle O'Neill and her department for their recent work in aiding rural areas. Read full article


2 February, 2016

Sinn Féin Councillors Support Libraries Day

Sinn Féin Councillors Coyle & Feely with messages to support Libraries Day

Sinn Féin Councillors Debbie Coyle and John Feely have shown their support for Libraries Day today and have welcomed the continued commitment of DCAL Minister Carál Ní Chuilín to maintain library services. Read full article


29 January, 2016

High-speed satellite broadband scheme for Fermanagh

Fermanagh South Tyrone MLA Seán Lynch claims the proposed Avanti Communications high-speed satellite broadband proposals are a positive step forward. Read full article


21 January, 2016

A British exit from the EU would have serious implications - Lynch

Sinn Féin MLA Sean Lynch has spoken of the shocking impact a BREXIT (British exit of the European Union) would have on border and rural counties, such as Fermanagh. Read full article


12 January, 2016

DARD Minister Michelle O'Neill to launch Property Protection Scheme in coming days

In an urgent Oral Question to the Minister on Monday 11th January, Fermanagh Sinn Féin MLA Seán Lynch asked the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Michelle O'Neill if she could provide any further information on the anticipated flooding protection scheme that her department intends to launch this week Read full article


20 December, 2015

Feely expresses sympathy to McGovern family

Sinn Féin Councillor Anthony Feely has expressed deepest sympathies to the McGovern family, o Garrison, following the tragic death of their son Ryan this afternoon. Read full article


10 December, 2015

Lynch calls for caution during flooding

Sinn Féin MLA Sean Lynch has called on people to be extra careful as more heavy rain is forecast for Fermanagh. Read full article


8 December, 2015

All prisoners should be treated with dignity and respect - Flanagan

Sinn Féin MLA Phil Flanagan has said all prisoners should be treated with dignity and respect. Read full article


7 December, 2015

Lynch praises emergency services for work during flooding

Sinn Féin MLA Seán Lynch, who spent Saturday and Sunday in Lisnaskea during major flooding there said, Read full article


4 December, 2015

Disruption at DUP office an attack on entire Enniskillen community

Sinn Féin MLA Phil Flanagan has said that the people who disrupted the town centre of Enniskillen have done nothing but attack the community going about Christmas shopping. Read full article


1 December, 2015

Sinn Féin will take no lectures from the SDLP - Lynch

Sinn Féin MLA for Fermanagh South Tyrone Sean Lynch has called on the SDLP to bring forward their alternative to the Fresh Start agreement stating that to date there has been only empty criticism and no alternative presented as the SDLP try to find a position for themselves. Read full article


27 November, 2015

Open University to host an outreach event in Lisnaskea

Seán Lynch MLA has invited the Open University to host an outreach event in Lisnaskea. The 'Open Near You' event will take place on Tuesday 15th December from 5pm - 7pm at Lisnaskea Library. Read full article


23 November, 2015

Lynch welcomes decision to retain Enniskillen Court House

Seán Lynch MLA is welcoming the NI Court and Tribunal Service decision to retain Enniskillen Court House. Read full article


23 November, 2015

Lynch welcomes decision to retain Enniskillen Court House

Seán Lynch MLA is welcoming the NI Court and Tribunal Service decision to retain Enniskillen Court House. Read full article


12 November, 2015

Concern at closure of HMRC offices - Flanagan

Sinn Féin MLA Phil Flanagan has expressed concerns over the plans by HMRC to centralise all of its services in the North of Ireland in Belfast with the closure of all its other offices. Read full article


12 November, 2015

Lynch outlines impact a BREXIT would have on Fermanagh

Sinn Féin MLA Sean Lynch has outlined the devastating implications a potential BREXIT would have on the north, but in particular, border counties such as Fermanagh. Read full article


9 November, 2015

Lynch welcomes opening of Farm Business Improvement Scheme

Sinn Féin MLA Seán Lynch has welcomed the opening of the first phase of the £250million Farm Business Improvement Scheme and is encouraging farmers to apply for entry into the Business Development Groups, which is now open and closes on Monday 14th December. Read full article


28 October, 2015

Lynch calls for vigilant driving

Seán Lynch MLA is calling on drivers to be more careful and considerate when coming through Lisnaskea, especially at school times following a number of incidents which have occurred whereby local crossing patrol operatives, have had a number of near misses. Read full article


20 October, 2015

Lynch and McGahan welcome cyber -bullying seminar

Sinn Féin MLA's Seán Lynch and Bronwyn McGahan, members of the Justice Committee, have welcomed the recent Justice Committee seminar which dealt with the issue of cyber-crime including cyber bullying. Read full article


7 October, 2015

Lynch calls on Ford to improve coronial system

Sinn Féin MLA, Seán Lynch, introduced a motion on behalf of the party in the Assembly this week on the Coroner's Service, calling on Minister of Justice, David Ford, to provide the resources necessary to ensure that our coronial system works in an effective and timely manner. Read full article


7 October, 2015

Translink additional services welcome - Lynch

Sinn Féin Councillor and Chair of Fermanagh and Omagh District Council, Thomas O'Reilly, has welcomed a change to the Translink service between Clones and Enniskillen when he and Seán Lynch MLA, met with Service Delivery Manager for Translink, Seán Falls. Read full article


23 September, 2015

McGahan welcomes announcement of Loughgall inquests

Sinn Féin MLA Bronywn McGahan has welcomed the announcement of new inquests into the killings of eight IRA volunteers and a civilian at Loughgall in 1987. Read full article


17 September, 2015

Visit of Minister to see progress on building work welcomed

Sinn Féin MLA Bronwyn McGahan has welcomed the visit of Education Minister John O'Dowd to St Joseph's School Donaghmore to see progress in the £3.7m building project. Read full article


13 September, 2015

Attacks on GAA Club sectarian in nature

Sinn Féin MLA Bronwyn McGahan has condemned an arson attack on Tír na nÓg GAA club in Moy saying she believed it was sectarian in nature. Read full article


25 August, 2015

Cllr Feely calls for caution around Tully Road pot hole

Sinn Féin Cllr Anthony Feely is calling for caution as numerous of cars have been damaged by a pot hole on the Tully Road, Garrison. Read full article


20 August, 2015

Neither jobs nor a jobs fair for Fermanagh - Flanagan

Sinn Féin MLA Phil Flanagan has said that the exclusion of Fermanagh and Tyrone from a 'series of four major Jobs Fairs and Advice Forums' organised by the Department for Employment and Learning is a shameful indictment of the economic policies of both DEL and DETI and their refusal to meet the programme for government commitment of tackling regional imbalance. Read full article


12 August, 2015

Lynch hosting Rural Business Investment Scheme Seminar

Sinn Féin MLA Seán Lynch has invited rural business owners and those interested in starting a business in rural areas to a funding seminar in The Donn Carragh Hotel, Lisnaskea on Thursday 27th August at 6.30pm. Read full article


10 August, 2015

Downgrading Fermanagh Day Centres a 'backward step' - Flanagan

Sinn Féin MLA Phil Flanagan has said that the decision to downgrade day centres across Fermanagh is a backward step and the recent public consultation carried out by the Western Trust was a 'complete farce'. Read full article


7 August, 2015

Sinn Féin Representatives Meet with DIAS over IRECCSEM

Sinn Féin Fermanagh & South Tyrone MLA Phil Flanagan and Sligo-Leitrim TD Michael Colreavy today met with Dr. Volker Rath and Prof. Chris Bean from the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) to discuss concerns relating to their research into the potential for onshore carbon storage in Fermanagh, Leitrim and Cavan. Read full article


5 August, 2015

McGahan condemns attack on Orange Hall

Sinn Féin MLA Bronwyn McGahan has condemned an attack on Timpany Orange Hall near Clogher. Read full article


3 August, 2015

Flanagan Welcomes Progress on Monthy Student Support Payments

Sinn Féin MLA Phil Flanagan has welcomed the launch of a public consultation by the Employment & Learning Minister Stephen Farry into the frequency of student support payments for full-time undergraduate students. Read full article


29 July, 2015

No Sign of Economic Growth in Fermanagh - Flanagan

Sinn Féin MLA Phil Flanagan has said that many people in Fermanagh will wonder where the often spoken of economic recovery is taking place. Read full article


28 July, 2015

A4/N16 in urgent need of upgrading - Flanagan

Sinn Féin MLA Phil Flanagan has welcomed news that public consultation events are to be held in Sligo this week with a view to upgrading sections of the N16 road in the coming years. Read full article


27 July, 2015

Lynch welcomes finalising of Teleperformance and Liberty agreement.

Sinn Féin MLA Seán Lynch has welcomed news from Liberty Insurance that they have finalised an agreement with Teleperformance to manage & operate their Enniskillen contact centre. Read full article


24 July, 2015

Flanagan calls for Air Ambulance to operate on cross-border basis

Sinn Féin MLA Phil Flanagan has called for the proposed Air Ambulance service, which may be based in Enniskillen, to operate on a cross-border basis. Read full article


23 July, 2015

"South West Acute Hospital needs to deliver cross-border orthopaedic surgery" - Flanagan

Sinn Féin MLA Phil Flanagan has renewed his call for orthopaedic surgery to be delivered in South West Acute Hospital to facilitate a reduction in the current waiting times across the wider Western Trust area. Read full article


21 July, 2015

Deferring Johnston Bridge Repairs Not the Solution - Flanagan

Sinn Féin MLA Phil Flanagan has raised concerns about the announcement by Transport NI that it is to defer work on Johnston Bridge South as a result of the disruption to traffic flows in Enniskillen. The bridge is now due to reopen to two way traffic on 27th August. Read full article


20 July, 2015

Carbon Storage Testing Should Not Take Place Without Public Debate - Flanagan

Sinn Féin MLA Phil Flanagan has said that proposals for carbon storage in Fermanagh, Leitrim and Cavan should have been discussed with the local community before representatives from the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) commenced their IRECCSEM project. Read full article


17 July, 2015

Flanagan encourages attendance at Mental Health First Aid Course

Sinn Féin MLA Phil Flanagan is encouraging attendance at Mental Health First Aid training at South West Acute Hospital, Enniskillen on 3rd and 10th September. Read full article


17 July, 2015

Rural Business Investment Scheme

Sinn Féin MLA Bronwyn McGahan has organised a seminar in order to maximise the number of people who apply for the Rural Business Investment Scheme. Read full article


16 July, 2015

Sinn Féin opposed to trade union-busting legislation - Flanagan

Sinn Féin Enterprise, Trade & Investment spokesperson, Phil Flanagan MLA has welcomed confirmation that Tory union-busting legislation will not apply in the North. Read full article


15 July, 2015

Unemployment figures masked by emigration, underemployment and low pay - Flanagan

Sinn Féin MLA Phil Flanagan has said current unemployment figures are masked by emigration, underemployment & low pay. Read full article


13 July, 2015

Asda to hold 'Meet the Buyer' Event for local food producers

Sinn Féin MLA Phil Flanagan has welcomed confirmation from Asda that they are to hold a 'Meet the Buyer' event at their Enniskillen store on 7th August and is encouraging local food producers to get involved. Read full article


12 July, 2015

Unionist Leaders must address culture of hatred associated with bonfires - Gildernew

Sinn Féin's Michelle Gildernew expressing disgust at the burning of her effigy on a bonfire at Moygashel said tonight, Read full article


10 July, 2015

Cllr Coyle welcomes introduction of 'whole time' firefighters

Sinn Féin Councillor Debbie Coyle has welcomed the news that Enniskillen Fire and Rescue Service Station will be staffed 8am - 6pm, Monday to Friday by a whole time crew. Read full article


10 July, 2015

Flanagan welcomes Phase 3 Scheme for Danny's Mill Road

Sinn Féin MLA Phil Flanagan has welcomed news from NI Water that Phase 3 of the scheme of work to eradicate waste water odour problems around Danny's Mill Road is to commence this week. Read full article


9 July, 2015

More information needed on hike in electric costs - Flanagan

Speaking after a meeting of the Assembly's Committee for Enterprise, Trade and Investment, Sinn Féin MLA Phil Flanagan said: Read full article


8 July, 2015

Majority of Fermanagh and Omagh Councillors have taken a step into the real world - Cllr Coyle

Sinn Féin Councillor Debbie Coyle has welcomed the passing of the marriage equality motion at the meeting of Fermanagh Omagh District Council last night. Read full article


7 July, 2015

Lynch and Council Reps continue fight for courthouse

Sinn Féin MLA Seán Lynch last week welcomed the Chairman and Chief Executive of Fermanagh and Omagh District Council to Stormont to present their case in opposition to the proposed closure of Enniskillen Courthouse Read full article


6 July, 2015

Cllr Greene calls on support for Farm Safety Week

Sinn Féin Cllr Sheamus Greene is calling on all members of the farming community to get behind the third annual Farm Safety Week - 6 to 10 July 2015. Read full article


3 July, 2015

"You can't eat a flag so let's try some figures" - Jude Collins

An informative and explanatory article from Jude Collins around the funding crisis we are facing in the North Read full article


2 July, 2015

Any new Gathering initiative should be on 32 County basis - Flanagan

Sinn Féin MLA Phil Flanagan has called for any future tourism initiative similar to The Gathering 2013 undertaken by the Irish government should be under the auspices of Tourism Ireland Read full article


30 June, 2015

Failure to Invest in Sewage Plants Holding Back Housing Development in Fermanagh

Sinn Féin MLA Phil Flanagan has said that the underinvestment in the public sewage system in Co Fermanagh is holding back the development of houses by individuals, developers and social housing providers. Read full article


29 June, 2015

Income figures highlight need for statutory living wage - Flanagan

Sinn Féin MLA Phil Flanagan has said statistics published today by the Office for National Statistics in London, showed households in the north have lower average incomes than households in Britain. Read full article


29 June, 2015

Local Recycling Centers are not closing

Sinn Féin Councillor John Feely has moved to allay fears in the Belleek and Garrison areas that the Recycling Centers in both towns are closing. Read full article


27 June, 2015

"CHEM Trust report revalidates oppostion to fracking" - Flanagan

Sinn Féin MLA Phil Flanagan has welcomed the results of a major scientific study carried out by the CHEM trust, on the impact of Fracking. Read full article


26 June, 2015

Enniskillen job losses a huge blow to local economy - Flanagan

Sinn Féin MLA Phil Flanagan has said the announcement of job losses at Liberty Insurance in Enniskillen is a huge blow to the local economy. Read full article


26 June, 2015

McGahan appeals to DETI Minister to invest in Retail Sector

Sinn Féin MLA Bronwyn McGahan is calling on the Minister of Enterprise, Trade and Investment to help the development and growth of the retail sector in Fermanagh and South Tyrone. Read full article


25 June, 2015

Drumclay Crannóg Report Long Overdue - Flanagan

Sinn Féin MLA Phil Flanagan has welcomed the publication of the review into the issues surrounding the context of the excavation at Drumlay Crannóg on the route of the Cherrymount Link Road, near Enniskillen in summer 2012. Read full article


25 June, 2015

Barriers for cross-border students must be removed - Flanagan

Sinn Féin MLA Phil Flanagan has called for increased awareness of the opportunities available to students living along the border corridor in places like IT Sligo, Letterkenny IT and Dundalk IT. Read full article


24 June, 2015

Cllr Feely helps launch St.Mary's 50th Anniversary Celebrations

Sinn Féin Erne West Cllr Anthony Feely attended a balloon launch to mark the launch of the 50th Celebrations of St.Mary's High School, Brollagh last week. Read full article


22 June, 2015

Cllr Coyle calls for introduction of workplace based Domestic Violence and Abuse Policy.

Sinn Féin Councillor Debbie Coyle has called on Fermanagh and Omagh District Council to introduce a workplace based Domestic Violence and Abuse Policy. Read full article


20 June, 2015

Cllr Coyle questions rehousing of sex offenders

Sinn Féin Cllr Debbie Coyle has expressed her thanks to the local PSNI for responding swiftly to concerns raised by an Enniskillen community around a convicted sex offender being housed in the area. Read full article


18 June, 2015

Disappointment over Westend Community Centre Development

Sinn Féin Cllr Debbie Coyle has expressed her extreme disappointment at the contents and the tone of a letter received by the Department of Social Development regarding the development of Westend Community Centre, Enniskillen Read full article


18 June, 2015

"PSNI must provide documents to Roseann Mallon inquest" - McGahan

Sinn Féin MLA Bronwyn McGahan has said that all relevant documentation must be provided to the coroner court in the inquest of Roseann Mallon. Read full article


17 June, 2015

McGahan welcomes prospects around A5

Sinn Féin MLA Bronwyn McGahan has welcomed the prospect of a paper on the A5 coming before the Executive before summer recess. Read full article


17 June, 2015

FODC joins "Breastfeeding Welcome Here" scheme

Sinn Féin Councillor Debbie Coyle has welcomed the decision of Fermanagh and Omagh Council to sign up to the "Breastfeeding Welcome Here" scheme. Read full article


16 June, 2015

Flanagan helps raise £17,532 for Parkinsons Support Fermanagh

Sinn Féin MLA Phil Flanagan braved the soaring temperatures as he took to walking on hot coals in aid of Parkinson's Support Fermanagh at the weekend. Read full article


15 June, 2015

McGahan fears as sleep clinic waiting times lengthen

Sinn Féin MLA Bronwyn McGahan has spoken of her concerns around waiting times for sleep clinic patients and has called on the Health Minister to work on reducing them, before patients' symptoms deteriorate. Read full article


13 June, 2015

Cllr Feely welcomes EU fracking moratorium

Erne West Cllr Anthony Feely has welcomed the EU's call for a moratorium on fracking right across the entire EU. Read full article


12 June, 2015

Fermanagh to be included in broadband pilot - Flanagan

Sinn Féin MLA Phil Flanagan has welcomed news that a pilot satellite broadband scheme is to take place in counties Fermanagh and Antrim. Read full article


11 June, 2015

"A lot more can be done to lower NEET figures" - McGahan

Sinn Féin MLA Bronwyn McGahan has spoken of her concerns around the number of people not in Employment, full-time Education or Training (NEET) in the Dungannon area. Read full article


11 June, 2015

Flangan welcomes wi-fi access in South West Acute Hospital

Sinn Féin MLA Phil Flanagan has welcomed the provision public access wi-fi for patients in and visitors to the South West Acute Hospital in Enniskillen. Read full article


10 June, 2015

Coyle expresses disappointment

Sinn Féin Cllr Debbie Coyle has expressed her extreme disappointment at the contents and the tone of a letter received by the Department of Social Development regarding the development of Westend Community Centre, Enniskillen at the last Community and Regeneratioon meeting in Omagh. Read full article


10 June, 2015

Anderson welcomes EU call for moratorium on fracking

Sinn Féin MEP Martina Anderson has welcomed the European Union's call for a moratorium on fracking across all member states. Read full article


10 June, 2015

Flanagan Welcomes Progress on Enniskillen by-pass

Sinn Féin MLA Phil Flanagan has welcomed the announcement by the Regional Development Minister Danny Kennedy that a preferred route for the proposed by-pass of Enniskillen has been identified. Read full article


9 June, 2015

Lynch welcomes Rural Broadband investment

Sinn Féin's Sean Lynch MLA has welcomed Minister Michelle O'Neill's recent announcement that she is to invest a further £1 Million into rural broadband provision. Read full article


8 June, 2015

"New Library for Enniskillen could be on the cards." - Lynch

Sinn Féin representatives Sean Lynch MLA and Enniskillen Councillor Debbie Coyle met with the Chief Executive of Libraries NI, Irene Knox and Stephen Bleakley regarding a new library for Enniskillen. Read full article


8 June, 2015

"The work of carers largely goes unmentioned, but that is not to say that it is unrecognised." - Flanagan

Sinn Féin MLA Phil Flanagan has highlighted the work of carers across the North and has vowed his support to them, during the annual Carers Week campaign. (8th - 14th June 2015) Read full article


8 June, 2015

McGahan praises role of foster carers

Sinn Féin MLA Bronwyn McGahan has spoken of her support for the annual Foster Care Fortnight (Monday 1st to Sunday 14th June 2015) and has praised the work of foster families across the North. Read full article


6 June, 2015

Lynch expresses sadness at death of Paul Corrigan

Sinn Féin MLA Seán Lynch has spoken of his sadness at the death of former Sinn Féin Councillor Paul Corrigan and expresses his condolences at this time. Read full article


5 June, 2015

Lynch calls for need to legislate to tackle domestic violence

Sinn Fein MLA Sean Lynch has called for the need to legislate to tackle the crimes of domestic and sexual violence in the North and has praised the work of Women's Aid. Read full article


4 June, 2015

Cllr Coyle pays tribute to Volunteers

Sinn Fein Councillor Debbie Coyle has chosen this week, Volunteer Week, to praise volunteers across the North and recognise the invaluable contribution they make in our society. Read full article


1 June, 2015

Workers Rights must be protected - Bronwyn McGahan MLA

Sinn Féin Employment and Learning Spokesperson, Browyn McGahan MLA said today the British government was clearly signaling its intent to attack the hard-won rights of workers. Read full article


1 June, 2015

Flanagan encourages attendance at safeTALK training

Sinn Fein MLA Phil Flanagan is encouraging attendance at the upcoming safeTALK Suicide Awareness and Prevention training taking place in Enniskillen on Tuesday 16th June. Read full article


27 May, 2015

Flanagan calls for postgraduate loan scheme as matter of priority

Sinn Féin MLA Phil Flanagan has welcomed an indication from Employment and Learning Minister Stephen Farry that his department is currently considering the introduction of a loan scheme for postgraduate students. Read full article


23 May, 2015

Opinion piece by Martin McGuinness

Opinion piece by Martin McGuinness that was published in the Belfast Telegraph on Saturday 23rd May. Read full article


21 May, 2015

Cllr Coyle calls for a 'Yes' vote

Sinn Fein Councillor Debbie Coyle has welcomed the Asher's Bakery judgment and has urged all citizens in the South to cast their vote in favour of marriage equality on Friday. Read full article


19 May, 2015

Lynch welcomes retention of Lisnaskea library opening hours

Sinn Féin MLA Sean Lynch has welcomed the decision by Libraries NI to retain rural library opening hours, in particular, those of the newly opened Lisnaskea library. Read full article


19 May, 2015

Demand for Forest Service Jobs Demonstrates Need for Further Decentralisation - Flanagan

Sinn Féin MLA Phil Flanagan has said that confirmation from the Agriculture & Rural Development Minister that 435 civil servants have expressed an interest in the 20 positions to be made available in Fermanagh as a result of the forthcoming relocation of Forest Service headquarters demonstrates the need for the decentralisation of more public sector posts to the county. Read full article


18 May, 2015

Orthopaedic Surgery Should Be Offered In Enniskillen - Flanagan

Sinn Féin MLA Phil Flanagan has called for the Western Trust to deliver orthopaedic surgery in the South West Acute Hospital to deal with the lengthy waiting list for such surgeries in Fermanagh with more people having to wait over a year for routine orthopaedic surgery in the Western Trust area than anywhere else in the north. Read full article


17 May, 2015

Sinn Féin Representatives to attend events during the visit of Prince Charles

In a statement today Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams TD said; Read full article


15 May, 2015

McGahan pays tribute to local recipients of ESF

Sinn Féin MLA Bronwyn McGahan has welcomed the completion of the European Social Fund (ESF) process by the Department of Education and Learning Minister, Stephen Farry. Read full article


14 May, 2015

McGahan calls for investment into tourist attractions

Sinn Féin MLA Bronwyn McGahan has welcomed the actions being taken to promote and encourage tourism potential in the Clogher Valley area, including promoting and developing the tourism potential of Fardross and Knockmany Forest Parks. Read full article


11 May, 2015

Investing in the Border Corridor: Gerry Adams TD

Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams has met with Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness to discuss the difficulties faced by citizens and businesses in the counties along the border corridor, and to examine ways in which the economic potential of the border corridor zone can be maximised. Read full article


8 May, 2015

It was a pleasure to represent the people of the constituency - Gildernew

Sinn Féin's Michelle Gildernew has spoken of her pride of representing the people of Fermanagh South Tyrone for the past 14 years and vows that she will continue to work for the people. Read full article


2 May, 2015

Adams appeals to Unionist Voters

Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams TD has appealed to unionist voters, especially working class and low and middle-income unionists, to "seriously consider voting for Sinn Féin in the election this week." Read full article


1 May, 2015

Gildernew call for urgent resolution to Clintyclay PS

Michelle Gildernew has called for the appeal lodged by the Department of Education against a previous court ruling to overturn the closure of Clintyclay Primary School to be heard as quickly possible, so as to allow parents and pupils to know for certain the future of the school. Read full article


25 April, 2015

"Shane is a loss to his family, his county & the entire GAA community."

Michelle Gildernew has this morning expressed her deepest sympathies to the family and friends of Shane Mulholland who was killed in a car accident yesterday evening. Read full article


21 April, 2015

Fermanagh to Deliver Its First Undergraduate Degree Locally

Sinn Féin MLA Phil Flanagan has welcomed the development of a full time undergraduate course, which will delivered at the South West College in Enniskillen in partnership with Queen's University Belfast. Read full article


21 April, 2015

Flanagan Welcomes Retention of Derrylin School

Sinn Féin MLA Phil Flanagan has welcomed confirmation from CCMS that it intends to bring forward a proposal to retain post-primary education at St Mary's High School in Derrylin. Read full article


21 April, 2015

Gildernew condemns attack on election billboard

Sinn Féin's Michelle Gildernew has said an attack on election billboards in Dungannon was an attack on the democratic process. Read full article


20 April, 2015

Cllr Feely calls for polling station awareness

Erne North Councillor John Feely has been in discussions with the Electoral Office in relation to a number of constituents having to drive through Irvinestown to vote in Ballinamallard. Read full article


17 April, 2015

Sinn Fein fights to protect Translink Services

Sinn Fein representatives Sean Lynch and Debbie Coyle today submitted a large number of responses to the Translink Consultation on the review of the 95C Roslea - Enniskillen, 294 Enniskillen - Altnagelvin and 397 Enniskillen Town Services. Read full article


17 April, 2015

Flanagan Welcomes Investment in SWAH Maternity Services

Sinn Féin MLA Phil Flanagan has welcomed confirmation that the Health and Social Care Board (HSCB) and Public Health Agency (PHA) have approved the recommendation presented by the Western Health and Social Care Trust in an options paper to ensure sustainable medical staffing of the obstetric and paediatric units at South West Acute Hospital. Read full article


15 April, 2015

Fermanagh to Deliver Its First Undergraduate Degree Locally

Sinn Féin MLA Phil Flanagan has welcomed the development of a full time undergraduate course, which will delivered at the South West College in Enniskillen in partnership with Queen's University Belfast. Read full article


14 April, 2015

Downgrading and Closure of Day Centres

Sinn Féin MLA Phil Flanagan has expressed his frustration at proposals by the Western Health and Social Care Trust to downgrade day centres in Belcoo and Garrison. Read full article


13 April, 2015

Support Campaign for Monthly Student Payments - Phil Flanagan

Sinn Féin MLA Phil Flanagan has welcomed an indication from Employment and Learning Minister Stephen Farry during Stormont Question Time that he will consider moving to a monthly payment system for student loan and support payments in a forthcoming public consultation on higher education funding. Read full article


13 April, 2015

Upholding of Moygashel polling decision is the right decision - Gildernew

Sinn Féin Westminster candidate for Fermanagh South Tyrone Michelle Gildernew has welcomed the final decision to close a polling station in Moygashel. Read full article


10 April, 2015

Unionists cannot represent all with no women candidates - Gildernew

Sinn Féin candidate for Fermanagh South Tyrone Michelle Gildernew has said the DUP's failure to field any women candidates in the forthcoming elections is another sign of a party stuck in the past. Read full article


9 April, 2015

Flanagan calls for monthly student payments

Sinn Féin MLA Phil Flanagan has urged people to support his petition calling on the Employment and Learning Minister to make student loan and support payments on a monthly basis. Read full article


6 April, 2015

Despair as Rates Bills Arrive with Businesses

Sinn Féin MLA Phil Flanagan has said that jobs will be lost and businesses will close as a result of the changes to non-domestic rates, which have manifested themselves in rates bills that have arrived with businesses this week. Read full article


6 April, 2015

Sinn Féin to Host EU Funding Event in Enniskillen

Sinn Féin are holding a funding event for community and voluntary organisations, sporting clubs, cross-border bodies, local businesses, cultural groups, and organisations working in the environmental sector. Read full article


5 April, 2015

Michelle Gildernew addresses County Monaghan Easter Commemoration

Michelle Gildernew, MP Candidate for Fermanagh and South Tyrone addressed the annual County Monaghan Easter Commemoration today in Monaghan town. Read full article


5 April, 2015

Michelle Gildernew expresses condolences to family of crash victim

Michelle Gildernew has expressed her heartfelt condolences to the family of the 11 year old boy died from injuries he sustained following a car accident on the Loughshore Road. Read full article


3 April, 2015

Gildernew slams attack on Dungannon Council Offices

Sinn Féin Westminster candidate for Fermanagh South Tyrone, Michelle Gildernew, has slammed those behind last night's attack on Dungannon Council offices calling it an attack on democracy. Read full article


2 April, 2015

Gildernew hands in nomination forms

Fermanagh South Tyrone Sinn Féin MP candidate Michelle Gildernew today handed in her nomination forms to be re-elected for MP. Read full article


28 March, 2015

Pre-election bluster from DUP leader no substitute for welfare protections - Gildernew

Sinn Féin MP Michelle Gildernew said today that no amount of pre-election bluster from DUP leader Peter Robinson was a substitute for the serious work needed to implement welfare protections for the most vulnerable in society. Read full article


27 March, 2015

Cllr Maguire updated profile

Cllr Maguire submitted his profile to the Impartial Reporter bilingually but due to space issues the paper could only print in English. Read full article


27 March, 2015

Sinn Féin standing up for Rural Schools

Michelle Gildernew MP and Bronwyn McGahan MLA have welcomed the news that works are planned to provide a double mobile for Roan Saint Patrick's PS, Eglish. Read full article


27 March, 2015

Gerry Adams to address Roslea on Easter Sunday

Sinn Féin MP Michelle Gildernew was the main speaker at the party's Easter Commemoration in the Assembly on Tuesday. At the event Ms.Gildernew also revealed the plans for Easter Commemorations locally. Read full article


26 March, 2015

The entire SDLP are asleep at the wheel

Sinn Féin Cllr Anthony Feely has questioned whether the entire SDLP are asleep at the wheel after Cllr John Coyle's petty attack on Minister O'Neill in this weeks Fermanagh Herald Read full article


25 March, 2015

"Voting should be free from sectarian harassment and threats." - Gildernew

Sinn Féin MP for Fermanagh South Tyrone Michelle Gildernew has expressed disappointment at the decision to reinstate a polling station in Moygashel. Read full article


24 March, 2015

Gildernew backs Moy Shared Education Programme

Sinn Fein MP Michelle Gildernew last night attended a meeting in Moy, Co.Tyrone around the Shared Education Programme which was announced last July for Moy Primary School and St John's Catholic Primary in Moy. Read full article


24 March, 2015

Gildernew welcomes Dungannon job creation

Michelle Gildernew MP has welcomed the announcement of 209 jobs to the Dungannon area, which was announced this morning. Read full article


24 March, 2015

Civil case in Tyrone collusion cases welcomed

Sinn Féin MLA Bronwyn McGahan has welcomed the move by several families in Tyrone to come together in a bid to expose the extent of collusion between the RUC and Unionist paramilitaries. Read full article


23 March, 2015

Support 2015 Trocaire Lenten campaign - McGahan

Bronwyn McGahan MLA has urged people in County Tyrone to support the annual Trocaire Lenten campa Read full article


23 March, 2015

Gildernew urges public to participate in Translink consultation

Michelle Gildernew has encouraged all members of the public, particularly community groups and individuals to participate in a consultation provided by Translink in relation to local bus services. Read full article


22 March, 2015

"Fermanagh South Tyrone seat belongs to Sinn Féin" - Gildernew

Sinn Féin MP Michelle Gildernew has expressed how the electoral pacts made between political parties in the upcoming Westminster elections will not deter the success of Sinn Féin. Read full article


20 March, 2015

"PSNI needs to fully commit to tackling rural crime" - McGahan

Sinn Féin MLA Bronwyn McGahan has expressed her disappointment that after two years of a dedicated farm crime branch having been set up that no one has been arrested in the South Tyrone area over increasing levels of crime against farmers. Read full article


18 March, 2015

Osborne's Budget offers little for our economy - Flanagan

Sinn Féin Enterprise spokesperson Phil Flanagan has slammed today's British austerity budget as being of little benefit to our economy. Read full article


18 March, 2015

Gildernew expresses condolences after road death

Sinn Féin MP Michelle Gildernew has expressed her condolences after a young man was killed in a road traffic collision at Brookborough this morning. Read full article


18 March, 2015

Bruton comments bizarre and erroneous - Gildernew

Sinn Féin MP Michelle Gildernew has said comments by former Fine Gael leader John Bruton on current difficulties in the political process in the North are bizarre and erroneous. Read full article


16 March, 2015

Sinn Féin Meet with New Brollagh Principal

Sinn Féin representatives Phil Flanagan MLA and Erne North Councillor John Feely recently met with the newly appointed principal of St.Mary's High School, Brollagh, Paul Marks. Read full article


16 March, 2015

Dublin Government Must Approach US Government on Visa Waiver Scheme - Flanagan

Sinn Féin MLA Phil Flanagan has called on the Dublin Government to make a formal request to the US Government and to the new US ambassador to Ireland, Kevin O'Malley for three-year and ten-year 'unlawful presence bars' for undocumented Irish citizens living in the US to be waived. Read full article


14 March, 2015

Democratic decision on roaming charges has been ignored by EU Council - Gildernew

Sinn Féin MP Michelle Gildernew has called on European Council representatives to honor the European Parliaments commitment to end mobile phone roaming charges. Read full article


13 March, 2015

British and Irish governments must live up to responsibilities - Gildernew

Sinn Féin MP Michelle Gildernew has said the British and Irish governments must live up to their responsibilities to support the peace and political processes. Read full article


12 March, 2015

McGahan Calls for more support for deaf community

Sinn Féin MLA Bronwyn McGahan has called for more support to help young people with hearing loss or deaf to move from mainstream school into further education, training or employment. Read full article


11 March, 2015

Coyle commends WELB, DOJ and PCSP on Youth Project

Sinn Fein Councillor Debbie Coyle has praised the Western Education and Library Board, the Department of Justice and Fermanagh PCSP on a recent project aimed at 14 to 17 year olds. Read full article


11 March, 2015

O'Reilly encourages attendance at Voter Registration Clinics

Sinn Fein Councillor Thomas O'Reilly is encouraging all sections of the community to avail of the upcoming registration clinics being held by the Electoral Office. Read full article


10 March, 2015

Rural Transport Fund Voucher Scheme will be missed - McGahan

Sinn Féin MLA Bronwyn McGahan has expressed her disappointment that the Department for Regional Development has announced the end of the Rural Transport Fund Voucher Scheme. Read full article


10 March, 2015

"It is time for all parties to actively support and promote gender equality." - Coyle

Sinn Féin Councillor Debbie Coyle has said the role of women in politics must be promoted by everyone in public life. Read full article


10 March, 2015

"We will not be part of any agenda that punishes the most vulnerable in our society." - Gildernew

Commenting on the revelation that the DUP have reneged on what was agreed on in the Stormont House Agreement, Sinn Féin MP Michelle Gildernew said: Read full article


9 March, 2015

Sinn Féin to oppose passage of welfare bill

Sinn Féin MLA Martin McGuinness has accused the DUP of acting in bad faith on welfare protections and has said that Sinn Féin will oppose the passage of the welfare bill in the assembly. Read full article


8 March, 2015

Introduction of new eel traps on Lough Erne falls short of overall solution

Sinn Féin MLA Phil Flanagan has said that the introduction of redesigned eel traps at the hydro-electric dam on the River Erne to prevent a repeat of last year's massive kill of 300,000 elver falls short of what is required to solve the current problem. Read full article


6 March, 2015

Gildernew backs local Prostate Cancer Support Group

Sinn Féin MP Michelle Gildernew attended the launch of the Fermanagh Prostrate Cancer Support Group in Enniskillen on Friday. Read full article


5 March, 2015

"Agricultural and rural communities play a key role in our society" - Gildernew

Sinn Féin MP Michelle Gildernew has spoke of the importance of our farming community after the DARD Public Meeting, addressed by the DARD Minister Michelle O'Neill and senior DARD officials, last Thursday night in Lisnaskea. Read full article


5 March, 2015

Flanagan calls for sign language interpreter in Assembly

Sinn Féin MLA Phil Flanagan has called for the Assembly Commission to provide a sign language interpreter for future debates on issues facing people with hearing difficulties. Read full article


4 March, 2015

Flanagan disappointed at minister's approach to zero hour contracts

Sinn Féin MLA Phil Flanagan has said the approach outlined by the Employment & Learning Minister Stephen Farry in dealing with zero hour contracts is inadequate. Read full article


3 March, 2015

Gildernew invites farming community to DARD Public Meeting

Sinn Féin MP Michelle Gildernew has invited the farming community to a public meeting on the implementation of CAP Pillar 1 Single Farm Payments and CAP Pillar 2 Rural Development Programme. Read full article


2 March, 2015

"DARD has delievered another record payment performance for SFP" - Lynch

Sinn Féin MLA Seán Lynch has congratulated the DARD Minister Michelle O'Neill on the efficient processing of Single Farm Payments for Fermanagh/South Tyrone applicants. Read full article


27 February, 2015

The needs of those who are living in unfit housing need to be addressed - Lynch

Sinn Fein MLA Sean Lynch has spoken of his concerns around unfit housing in the rural Fermanagh area. Read full article


26 February, 2015

Maguire congratulates Culture Minister as Liofa passes 10,000 participants

Sinn Féin Councillor Tommy Maguire has said that Culture Minister Carál Ní Chuilín needs to be congratulated as the number of people, which has signed up to the Liofa campaign, passes the 10,000 mark. Read full article


25 February, 2015

Gildernew receives massive endorsement from Joint First Minister

Michelle Gildernew MP received a massive endorsement from Joint First Minister, Martin McGuinness as a Sinn Fein candidate, reselected to contest the Westminster elections as she faces a tightly fought contest to hold the Fermanagh South Tyrone seat, which was previously held by Bobby Sands and Owen Carron for republicans. Read full article


25 February, 2015

Campaign for Ulster Canal will continue - O'Reilly

Erne East Sinn Fein Councillor, Thomas O'Reilly, has welcomed the announcement of Minister Heather Humphrys to reopen a 2.5 km section of the Ulster Canal, as a first step, but has confirmed that the campaign to have the full canal reopened will continue. Read full article


24 February, 2015

Action on minimum wage required - Flanagan

Sinn Féin MLA Phil Flanagan said the proposal from the British government's Low Pay Commission that the minimum wage be increased by 3% falls far short of what is required to lift people out of poverty. Read full article


23 February, 2015

Flanagan raises youth unemployment in Budget debate.

Speaking in the Assembly Budget Debate today Phil Flanagan MLA highlighted Youth unemployment and emigration as twin drains on our economy. Read full article


18 February, 2015

Michelle Gildernew expresses condolences to McAree family

Sinn Féin MP Michelle Gildernew has expressed her heartfelt condolences to the family of Monaghan man Kieran McAree whose body was discovered earlier today after a nine-week search. Read full article


17 February, 2015

Changes to organ donation laws required - Flanagan

Sinn Féin MLA Phil Flanagan has called for the introduction of legislation providing for an opt-out organ donation system. Read full article


17 February, 2015

Gildernew encourages registration for anti-fracking conference

Sinn Féin MP Michelle Gildernew has encouraged people to register to attend Friday's major international anti-fracking conference in Fermanagh. Read full article


16 February, 2015

Budget prioritises education, skills and job creation - Flanagan

Speaking in the Assembly today Sinn Féin MLA Phil Flanagan welcomed agreement on the Executive budget which prioritises education, skills and job creation. Read full article


12 February, 2015

Sinn Féin is determined that the ratepayers of Fermanagh get value for their money

Sinn Féin Councillor John Feely has said that the behaviour of the SDLP on the setting of the rates highlights the massive split within their party. Read full article


12 February, 2015

Michelle Gildernew expresses her condolences to McGrath family

Sinn Féin MP Michelle Gildernew has expressed her heartfelt sympathy to the McGrath family on the tragic death of Oisin following an incident at St Michael's College, Enniskillen. Read full article


11 February, 2015

Feely Welcomes street lighting repairs

Sinn Féin Councillor Anthony Feely has welcomed news that all street lighting will be repaired over the coming months. Read full article


11 February, 2015

MP expresses concern as Belcoo teenager fights for his life.

Sinn Fein MP Michelle Gildernew has said her thoughts and prayers are with the family of 13 year old Belcoo teenager Oisin McGrath who is in a critical condition after an incident at St.Michael's College, Enniskillen yesterday afternoon. Read full article


10 February, 2015

Cost of EU withdrawal to be central focus for ETI committee

The Assembly's Enterprise, Trade & Investment Committee has agreed to commission an independent assessment of the potential economic implications of the north of Ireland being taken out of Europe along with Britain.Sinn Féin MLA Phil Flanagan proposed the research during a briefing with Open University Economist Dr Leslie Budd at a committee meeting this morning. Read full article


10 February, 2015

MP addresses NUS-USI Women's Conference

Sinn Fein MP Michelle Gildernew addressed the NUS-USI Women's Conference in North West Regional College in Derry, yesterday. Read full article


9 February, 2015

DEL minister must tackle zero hour contracts

Sinn Féin MLA Phil Flanagan has called on the Minister for Employment & Learning, Stephen Farry to abolish zero hour contracts as part of his ongoing reform of employment law. Read full article


6 February, 2015

MEP encourages Anti-Fracking Conference Attendence

Sinn Féin MEP Martina Anderson has called for anyone wanting to attend the upcoming international anti-fracking conference in Fermanagh to register for the event. Read full article


3 February, 2015

Ulster Canal; an investment for the whole island." - Lynch

Sinn Fein MLA Sean Lynch has called on the Irish government to provide the appropriate funding in order for the first phase of construction of the restoration of the Ulster Canal to begin. Read full article


3 February, 2015

Affordable childcare must be made available - McGahan

Sinn Féin MLA Bronwyn McGahan has said the latest comprehensive report into the provision of childcare, 2014 Childcare Costs Survey, highlights more needs to be done to make it affordable to parents. Read full article


2 February, 2015

MLA encourages Fermanagh and South Tyrone to the Heart Month 10 Minute Challenge

Phil Flanagan MLA is getting behind British Heart Foundation (BHF) NI's Heart Month and is calling on the people of Fermanagh and South Tyrone to take 10 minutes to change their life during February. Read full article


2 February, 2015

Fermanagh & Omagh Council logo launched by Sinn Féin Councillors

Sinn Féin Councillors Thomas O'Reilly, Presiding Councillor and Debbie Coyle, deputy Presiding Councillor of the new Fermanagh and Omagh Council, officially launched the logo and branding of the new council simultaneously yesterday in The Strule Arts Centre, Omagh and the Ardowen Theatre in Enniskillen. Read full article


1 February, 2015

This party will stand up for the people of this island - Gildernew

Michelle Gildernew MP delievered the key note address to an audience of over 200 committed republican activists at the annual Sinn Féin Republican Youth Congress in the Carrickdale Hotel, yesterday. Read full article


30 January, 2015

Fermanagh to host Europe's first-ever anti-fracking conference - Gildernew

Sinn Féin MEP Martina Anderson and MP Michelle Gildernew today officially launched the countdown to an Anti-Fracking Conference, taking place on Friday 20th Feb. Read full article


30 January, 2015

Decision to close Moygashel polling station victory for common sense - Gildernew

Sinn Féin MP for Fermanagh South Tyrone Michelle Gildernew has welcomed the decision by the Electoral Commission to close Moygashel polling station and has called it a victory for common sense which will allow the democratic process to go unhindered. Read full article


29 January, 2015

Removal of Fermanagh's last courthouse will have huge impact - Lynch

Sinn Féin MLA Seán Lynch has expressed his dismay at the Justice Minister's proposal to close a number of Courthouses' around the North, but in particular, Enniskillen Courthouse. Read full article


28 January, 2015

"Non-Domestic rates review required" Flanagan

Sinn Féin MLA Phil Flanagan has called on Finance Minister Simon Hamilton to explore the possibility of overhauling the non-domestic rating system in the North, with a view to relieving the pressures on those small businesses working on a very narrow profit margin. Read full article


28 January, 2015

Improved Rural Broadband Coming to Fermanagh in 2015

Sinn Féin MLA Phil Flanagan has secured a commitment from BT that further improvements to the availability of rural broadband will be made during 2015. Read full article


27 January, 2015

No Justification for £92 million spend on G8 - Flanagan

Sinn Féin MLA Phil Flanagan has said that their is absolutely no justification for the £92 million spent on the G8 summit. Read full article


26 January, 2015

Lynch encourages progress in re-development of Ulster Canal

Sinn Féin MLA Seán Lynch has expressed confidence in recent progresses of the redevelopment of the Ulster Canal. Read full article


25 January, 2015

MP welcomes election of two Fermanagh women.

Sinn Féin MP Michelle Gildernew has passed on her congratulations to two Fermanagh women, Leanne Maguire and Sophie McClintock following their election to the Cúige Officer Board. Read full article


24 January, 2015

Feely call for awareness around deer on our roads

Sinn Fein's Erne North Councillor, John Feely, calls on the public to be aware of the increasing numbers of deer on our roads and that if they are aware of roads that have deer on them regularly to notify the police or himself so he can pass on the information to Roads Service and the Police. Read full article


23 January, 2015

Gritting Around Rural Schools Needs Improved - Flanagan

Sinn Féin MLA Phil Flanagan has called for the Regional Development Minister Danny Kennedy to initiate a review of the policy surrounding the gritting of roads leading to rural primary schools. Read full article


22 January, 2015

"It is about time that we cared for our carers." - Gildernew

MP Michelle Gildernew tonight attended the latest in a series of Manifesto Meetings regarding the CAUSE Carers Manifesto. Read full article


21 January, 2015

Drop in unemployment welcome but much more to do - Flanagan

Sinn Féin Employment spokesperson, Phil Flanagan MLA has welcomed the latest small drop in unemployment numbers but said there is still much to do. Read full article


21 January, 2015

Gildernew welcomes water dispute agreement

Sinn Féin MP for Fermanagh South Tyrone has welcomed the agreement reached on the NI water dispute. Read full article


21 January, 2015

Ederney, Kesh and Lack water outage

Erne North Councillor John Feely spoke with N I Water this morning and they informed him that the problem in Ederney, Kesh and Lack has now been resolved and they are now waiting for the reservoirs to refill. Read full article


20 January, 2015

Public Seminar to Discuss Non-Domestic Rates Revaluation

Sinn Féin MLA Phil Flanagan has organised a public seminar for businesses in Fermanagh to engage with representatives from Land and Property Services (LPS) to discuss the non-domestic rates revaluation. Read full article


19 January, 2015

Gildernew welcomes protection of Education Budget

Sinn Féin MP Michelle Gildernew has welcomed the £63m allocated to Education Department in the final budget. Read full article


19 January, 2015

Sound-bite economics, has not produced one penny for public services - Flanagan

Sinn Féin Enterprise Spokesperson Phil Flanagan welcomed the Executive Budget this afternoon. Read full article


19 January, 2015

Time for Electricity Suppliers to Reduce Prices - Flanagan

Sinn Féin MLA Phil Flanagan has called for Budget Energy, Electric Ireland and SSE Airtricity to reduce the price they charge customers for electricity. Read full article


17 January, 2015

Gildernew urges resolution of NI Water dispute

Sinn Féin MP Michelle Gildernew has said efforts to end the current industrial dispute, which has left 1,200 homes without water in Tyrone this weekend must be intensified. Read full article


14 January, 2015

Gildernew welcomes launch of consultation on Irish Language Act

Sinn Féin MP Michelle Gildernew has welcomed Culture Minister Carál Ní Chuilín's announcement that a consultation on a draft Irish Language Act will be launched next month. Read full article


14 January, 2015

"Western Trust decision could instigate postnatal depression" - Coyle

Sinn Féin Councillor Debbie Coyle has expressed her concern around the recent changes to the criteria in care in the South West Acute Hospital around expectant mothers with elevated BMI or diabetes. Read full article


13 January, 2015

Feely urges community to be vigilant after mass time robbery

Sinn Féin councillor Anthony Feely has condemned the breaking into a car outside St. Mary Queen of Peace Church; Garrison on Sunday morning, whilst mass was being served. Read full article


13 January, 2015

Delays to Redundancy Payments for Shannagh Nursing Home Workers Unacceptable - Flanagan

Sinn Féin MLA Phil Flanagan has expressed his alarm at the length of time the former employees of Shannagh Nursing Home, Belleek have had to await for their statutory redundancy payments. Read full article


10 January, 2015

"Branding of the new council - an opportunity to revive Irish". - Maguire

Fermanagh Omagh Shadow Council have passed the Linguistic Diversity Action Plan following a call-in by the Ulster Unionist Party. Read full article


9 January, 2015

"Road improvement not the answer to all of our infrastructural problems, but it is a start." - Lynch

Sinn Féin MLA Sean Lynch has welcomed the announcement of a £100,000 road improvement scheme on the A34 Lisnagole Road at Aghnaskew, Maguiresbridge. Read full article


9 January, 2015

"Belleek is well deserving of WorldHost village status" - Feely

Erne North Councillor and proud Belleek man John Feely has welcomed the news that Belleek has become the first village in the North to gain WorldHost village status. d Read full article


9 January, 2015

Fermanagh Sinn Féin elects John Feely as new Chairperson

Sinn Féin members from across Fermanagh have elected Belleek man, John Feely as the party's Chairperson at this year's Comhairle Ceantair AGM. Read full article


9 January, 2015

Flanagan Welcomes Review of Electricity and Gas Prices

Sinn Féin MLA Phil Flanagan has welcomed the announcement by the Utility Regulator that it is to commence a review of Power NI's regulated electricity tariffs and the regulated gas tariffs of Airtricity Gas Supply and Firmus. Read full article


8 January, 2015

"Enterprise Minister Arlene Foster has to address inequalities in job creation"

Sinn Féin MLA Phil Flanagan has welcomed the reappointment of Mark Ennis as Chairperson of Invest NI but says Arlene Foster has to address inequalities in job creation. Read full article


5 January, 2015

Feely welcomes Garrison street lighting repairs

Sinn Féin Councillor Anthony Feely has welcomed the repairing of a stretch of street lights in Garrison, which were out of order for over two weeks. Read full article


4 January, 2015

"Now is the time to sort out flooding hot-spots" - Feely

Sinn Fein Councillor John Feely has called on the Road Service to put a plan of action in place to prevent the flooding that was witnessed in Fermanagh before Christmas. Read full article


27 December, 2014

Gildernew expresses sympathy after Fermanagh road death

Sinn Féin MP Michelle Gildernew has expressed her shock and sympathy after a man was killed in a car crash in Fermanagh. Read full article


19 December, 2014

"Don't make a violent night, a silent night" - Coyle

Sinn Féin Councillor Debbie Coyle has appealed for victims of domestic violence not to suffer in silence and to seek help. Read full article


18 December, 2014

"Camerons' anti-immigration stance will financially cripple migrants" - Gildernew

Michelle Gildernew MP has expressed her growing concern for migrant people in the North of Ireland, as a consequence of David Cameron's anti-immigration stance. Read full article


17 December, 2014

Only 267 out of 6,296 apprentices acknowledged as having a disability - McGahan

Sinn Fein MLA Bronwyn McGahan is asking for light to be shed on how well apprenticeship schemes in the North cater for people with disabilities. Read full article


16 December, 2014

"Fermanagh accounts for 2% of homelessness in the North" - Gildernew

Michelle Gildernew MP has expressed her concern regarding homelessness statistics for the North and has called for the minister to immediately address the rising levels of homelessness. Read full article


15 December, 2014

Maguire welcomes launch of Google Irish language services

Sinn Féin Councillor Tommy Maguire has welcomed the announcement that Irish language speakers will now be able to use Google's email services as Gaeilge. Read full article


14 December, 2014

Investment west of the Bann must be supported - Gildernew

Sinn Féin MPs Francie Molloy, Pat Doherty and Michelle Gildernew are seeking a meeting with enterprise minister Arlene Foster to find out why a £40m investment to Dale Farm's Cookstown facility is being held back due to lack of energy supply. Read full article


11 December, 2014

Cuts in bus services should be a last resort, not a first option - Lynch

Sinn Féin MLA Sean Lynch has serious concerns about the pending cuts to rural and community transport and town services, following the draft budget of the Department for Regional Development. Read full article


10 December, 2014

"We want to increase tourism, but our roads aren't up to scratch." - Greene

Sinn Fein Cllr. Sheamus Greene has called on Transport NI and the Department of Regional Development to take immediate action concerning the appalling state of the C426 road from Brookeborough to Lisnaskea. Read full article


9 December, 2014

MP backs 'Tell Your Loved Ones Your Wishes' Campaign

Sinn Féin MP Michelle Gildernew has encouraged people to get involved in the Organ Donation Family Discussion Day on 11th December. Read full article


8 December, 2014

Cllr Feely welcomes the efficient payment of 91.3% of Single Farm Payments

Erne West Cllr Anthony Feely has commended DARD Minister Michelle O'Neill on the efficient payment of 91.3% of Single Farm Payments but has urged, where possible, the payment of the remainder of the imbursements. Read full article


8 December, 2014

"21,743 jobseekers West of the Bann - this is dire." - McGahan

Sinn Féin Fermanagh/South Tyrone MLA Bronwyn McGahan has expressed her alarm at the recently published report on Labour Mobility. Read full article


5 December, 2014

Age discrimination legislation cannot be discriminatory - McGahan

Sinn Féin MLA Bronwyn McGahan has said the DUP's refusal to include young people in age discrimination legislation will mean a key programme for government target will not now be met. Read full article


3 December, 2014

MP Condemns attempted ATM raid

Fermanagh South Tyrone Sinn Féin MP Michelle Gildernew has condemned last nights attempted raid on the ATM at SuperValu in Aughnacloy. Read full article


2 December, 2014

Lynch Backs 'Our Miles - Your Smiles' campaign

Sinn Féin MLA Seán Lynch has commended the service provided by Community Transport Network NI and with the threat of cuts looming, as vice Chair of the Regional Development Committee, will challenge the Department on any proposed cuts in the Draft Budget, which is out for consultation. Read full article


1 December, 2014

MP extends sympathy to family of Robert Brown

MP Michelle Gildernew has expressed her sympathy to the family of Robert Brown who was killed at his farm at Knockmanoul, near Ballinamallard. Read full article


27 November, 2014

Loane House must remain open - McGahan

Sinn Féin MLA Bronwyn McGahan has said that despite the Southern Health Trust decision to close Loane House no action should be taken until a rural impact assessment is carried out. Read full article


27 November, 2014

Sinn Féin totally opposed to water charges

Sinn Féin vice-Chair of the assembly DRD Committee, sean Lynch MLA has reiterated the Party's total opposition to the introduction of water charges north and south. Read full article


25 November, 2014

Taking undocumented immigrants out of the shadows a positive step - Flanagan

Sinn Féin MLA Phil Flanagan has given a cautious welcome to President Obama's announcement regarding undocumented immigrants in the US. Read full article


24 November, 2014

No evidence yet of credible negotiations - Adams

Speaking at a public meeting in Enniskillen, Co Fermanagh this evening, Sinn Féin Leader Gerry Adams TD said politics on the island of Ireland is in flux and this presented real opportunities to "transform the political landscape North and South. The time has come for genuine republican politics. Read full article


24 November, 2014

Fermanagh/South Tyrone Sinn Féin is continuing to go from strength to strength - Gildernew

MP Michelle Gildernew has described the success of a Community Engagement Meeting addressed by herself, Gerry Adams TD and Pearse Doherty TD in Enniskillen tonight. Photos - http://bit.ly/1vHkVtE Read full article


24 November, 2014

Flanagan Welcomes Progress on Hoist for Disabled Anglers on Erne

Sinn Féin MLA Phil Flanagan has welcomed confirmation from the Minister for Culture Arts & Leisure that the hoist facility for disabled anglers at Garvary on Lower Lough Erne will be fully operational by the start of the 2015 angling season. Read full article


23 November, 2014

Coyle encourages diversity

Sinn Fein Cllr Debbie Coyle is encouraging community groups and organizations to host 'Meet Your Neighbour' events following the success of a similar event in Cathedral Hall, Enniskillen on Thursday night,last. Read full article


21 November, 2014

Bank closures are set backs for rural towns and villages

Sinn Féin MP Michelle Gildernew has said that closure of the Aughnacloy branch of Ulster Bank is a major setback for the village. Read full article


19 November, 2014

Gildernew encourages attendance at Community Engagement Event

Gerry Adams, Sinn Féin President and TD, alongside Michelle Gildernew MP and Pearse Doherty TD are addressing a Community Engagement Meeting in the Enniskillen Hotel on Monday 24th November. Read full article


19 November, 2014

Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings highlights need for Living Wage - Flanagan MLA

Sinn Féin Vice-chair of the Assembly Enterprise Committee, Phil Flanagan has stated that the results of the Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings (ASHE) serves to highlight the need for a living wage. Read full article


18 November, 2014

Winners & Losers in Rates Revaluation - Flanagan

Sinn Féin MLA Phil Flanagan has stated that some business owners in Fermanagh will likely see a considerable change in their rates bills following the publication of the draft rateable value of non-domestic properties, meaning some will pay more and some will pay less. Read full article


18 November, 2014

OT Waiting List Needs Addressed - Flanagan

Sinn Féin MLA Phil Flanagan has said the Western Trust urgently needs to address the lengthy waiting lists for an Occupational Therapist (OT) in Fermanagh. Read full article


17 November, 2014

Behaviour when drunk can result in a criminal record, which lasts a lot longer than a hangover - Coyle

Sinn Féin Councillor Debbie Coyle attended the launch of the Fermanagh Drug and Alcohol Forum "Drug and Alcohol Awareness Week" in the Erne Integrated College. Read full article


17 November, 2014

Flanagan Welcomes Opening of Killyhevlin Business Centre

Sinn Féin MLA Phil Flanagan has congratulated Fermanagh Enterprise after he attended the official opening of the Killyhevlin Business Centre on the outskirts of Enniskillen. Read full article


16 November, 2014

Fermanagh South Tyrone Sinn Féin backs party colleagues in opposition to Water Charges

Sinn Féin representatives from Fermanagh/South Tyrone have shown their support to their party colleagues in the Dail in the battle against water charges in the 26 counties. Read full article


16 November, 2014

SDLP response to election call a fundamental error - McGuinness

Sinn Féin MLA Martin McGuinness has described the SDLP's response to his call for progressive pro-Agreement parties to maximise representation at the next Westminster election as a fundamental error. Read full article


16 November, 2014

Coyle pays tribute to role of nurses

Sinn Féin Cllr Debbie Coyle has paid tribute to the role of nurses in the health service. Read full article


15 November, 2014

Tackling Rural Poverty and Social Isolation programme on course to meet target

Sinn Féin Councillor Sheamus Greene has said the Tackling Rural Poverty and Social Isolation programme is making a real difference in rural communities. Read full article


14 November, 2014

QBRC deal has significant potential - MP Michelle Gildernew

Sinn Féin MP Michelle Gildernew is looking positively upon the sale of two key units of the former Quinn Group to QBRC; Quinn Business Retention Company a local company, which is due to be confirmed on 29th November. Read full article


14 November, 2014

Cllr Maguire "deeply saddened" by death of fellow Gaeilgeoir

Sinn Fein councillor Tommy Maguire has said he is deeply saddened by the death of Belleek man, Tom Cullen. Read full article


13 November, 2014

MP welcomes protection of Supporting People grant

Sinn Fein MP Michelle Gildernew has welcomed the news that the Department of Social Development is protecting the fundamental Supporting People grant. Read full article


13 November, 2014

Cap on Domestic Rates has to go - Flanagan

Sinn Féin MLA Phil Flanagan has said that the DUP appear happy to increase tuition fees and to reintroduce prescription charges but are unwilling to remove a cap on domestic rates for people living in properties worth over £400,000. Read full article


12 November, 2014

Plans to close Loane House should be abandoned - McGahan

Sinn Féin MLA Bronywn McGahan has said the proposal to close Loane House should be abandoned. Read full article


11 November, 2014

The SDLP should apologise - Lynch

The SDLP should apologise to a number of groups behind vital community and regeneration projects across Fermanagh following comments by the party's West Belfast MLA Alex Attwood, local Sinn Fein MLA Sean Lynch has insisted. Read full article


11 November, 2014

Need for transparency around new electricity supply - Flanagan

Sinn Féin MLA Phil Flanagan has said that the Utility Regulator needs to urgently provide clarity on the cost implications of the addition of new electricity supply. Read full article


10 November, 2014

Discussions around Future of Brollagh Need to Intensify

Sinn Féin MLA Phil Flanagan has said that discussions around the future of St Mary's Brollagh need to intensify to establish a pilot cross-border area learning community as has been requested by the Education Minister John O'Dowd. Read full article


10 November, 2014

Lynch welcomes Young Farmers' Scheme update

Sinn Fein MLA Sean Lynch welcomes the scheme and believes it may increase the number of young people considering agriculture as a serious career choice. Read full article


3 November, 2014

Extent of skill-shortage vacancies "alarming" - McGahan

Sinn Féin MLA, Bronwyn McGahan has today expressed her serious concerns regarding the extent of skill-shortage vacancies in the 6 counties. Read full article


2 November, 2014

Assembly & Oireachtas Committees to Meet

The Assembly Committee for Enterprise, Trade & Investment will meet with the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Enterprise, Jobs & Innovation in Parliament Buildings, Stormont on Monday 3rd November 2014. Read full article


31 October, 2014

European anti-fracking conference Fermanagh bound - Anderson

Sinn Féin MEP Martina Anderson has announced plans to bring a major European anti-fracking conference to Fermanagh. Read full article


30 October, 2014

Feely fears for lack of street lighting for locals

Sinn Féin Cllr. Anthony Feely is becoming increasingly concerned about the large number of street lights that are no longer working in the Garrison, Derrygonnelly & Belcoo areas. Read full article


29 October, 2014

Community groups should plan ahead for The Village Renewal Scheme - Greene

Sinn Féin Councillor Seamus Greene is calling on local community groups to get their village plans prepared ahead of the new £8million Village Renewal Scheme, which will open for applications in 2015. Read full article


28 October, 2014

Firework Safety appeal from MP

Sinn Féin MP Michelle Gildernew has urged people to continue the trend of last year and ensure that injuries caused by fireworks over the Halloween period follow a downward pattern. Read full article


27 October, 2014

MP shocked & saddened at death of Anita Mukherjee

MP for Fermanagh and South Tyrone, Michelle Gildernew has said she is "deeply saddened" by the death of "good friend" Anita Mukherjee Read full article


27 October, 2014

Sinn Féin supports South West College

Sinn Féin representatives for Fermanagh and South Tyrone & West Tyrone met with the director of South West College to ensure that front line courses & student numbers will not be affected with the proposed cuts of 15% facing their institution in 2015/16. Read full article


27 October, 2014

Feely Welcomes Removal of Belleek Caravan

Sinn Féin Councillor John Feely has welcomed a commitment from Fermanagh District Council to remove the mobile caravan from the Erne Gateway Centre car park in Belleek. Read full article


23 October, 2014

National Draw Winners Announced

The 2014 Sinn Féin National Draw winners have been announced. Maith thú to everyone who sold and bought tickets! Read full article


23 October, 2014

Coyle Condemns Racist Attack

Sinn Féin Councillor Debbie Coyle has condemned what is described as being a racist attack, which occurred in Enniskillen in the early hours of Thursday morning. Read full article


22 October, 2014

Gildernew welcomes timely Lords debate on the Past

Sinn Féin MP Michelle Gildernew said a debate on the issue of the past in the British House of Lords was timely in the context of efforts to start all-party talks. Read full article


22 October, 2014

Lynch welcomes significant Rural Development announcement

Sinn Féin MLA Seán Lynch has said that the Priority 6 Budget of almost £70million announced by Agriculture Minister Michelle O'Neill will go towards tackling rural inequalities and is to be welcomed. Read full article


22 October, 2014

Gildernew welcomes Enniskillen jobs boost

Sinn Féin MP Michelle Gildernew has welcomed the announcement by Lakeland Trading Standards of 49 new jobs based in Enniskillen. Read full article


20 October, 2014

How Republicans Dealt With Allegations Of Child Abuse

Gerry Adams TD refutes completely Maíria's allegations around abuse but raises his concerns about the significant issue of how allegations of abuse had been handled in the past by republicans. Read full article


20 October, 2014

Michelle Gildernew MP selected as Fermanagh South Tyrone Westminster candidate

Fermanagh South Tyrone Sinn Féin have announced MP Michelle Gildernew as their candidate for the upcoming Westminster Election, in May 2015. Read full article


20 October, 2014

Site will not be sold off to the highest bidder

Sinn Féin MLA Phil Flanagan has said that the former MoD site at Grosvenor barracks in Enniskillen, which is site with plans for 200 house will be used for social housing and will not be sold off to the highest bidder. Read full article


20 October, 2014

Coyle encourages youth to get involved

Cllr Debbie Coyle takes part in European Local Democracy Week panel discussion in Enniskillen Town Hall. Read full article


17 October, 2014

Student Support Payment Methods Need to Be Changed - Flanagan

Sinn Féin MLA Phil Flanagan has called for changes to be made to the way in which further and higher education students receive financial support. Read full article


15 October, 2014

Living wage would reduce reliance on benefits - Flanagan

Sinn Féin MLA Phil Flanagan calling for the introduction of a living wage said that such a move would reduce the reliance on in-work benefits and relieve the pressure on the public purse. Read full article


14 October, 2014

Anderson welcomes recognition of Palestine

Sinn Féin MEP Martina Anderson has welcomed Britain's recognition of the state of Palestine. Read full article


14 October, 2014

Rural Business Investment Scheme a boost to rural economy - O'Reilly

Erne East Sinn Féin Councillor Tom O'Reilly has called on entrepreneurs in rural areas to get ready for the new £27 million Rural Business Investment Scheme. Read full article


14 October, 2014

Have your say on future of Irish language funding - Maguire

Sinn Féin Councillor Tommy Maguire has encouraged people to have their say on the future of Irish language funding. Read full article


13 October, 2014

Don't be intimidated by TV Licensing letter - Feely

During the last week a sizeable number of residents in Fermanagh have been receiving letters from TV Licensing claiming they are in the "final stages of investigation. Read full article


13 October, 2014

Anderson elected as chair of European Parliament's delegation to Palestine

Sinn Féin MEP Martina Anderson has called on the Irish government to follow the example of Sweden in giving full recognition to the state of Palestine. Read full article


13 October, 2014

Continual list of roads needing upgrade and repair in Fermanagh - our constituents deserve better. Lynch

Sinn Féin Fermanagh South Tyrone MLA, Seán Lynch has called on the Minister of Regional Development Danny Kennedy to maintain the rural road infrastructure. Read full article


13 October, 2014

Take advantage of DSD schemes - Lynch

Sinn Féin Cllr for Erne East, Ruth Lynch is encouraging eligible homeowners to make their homes warmer, healthier and more energy efficient this winter by applying for Social Development Schemes. Read full article


12 October, 2014

National Draw Countdown

Only 5 days left for anyone wanting to buy a Sinn Fein National Draw Ticket - draw takes place on 18th October. Read full article


11 October, 2014

Thatcherite agenda designed to hollow out the welfare state - Gildernew

Sinn Fein MP for Fermanagh South Tyrone, Michelle Gildernew speaks at the "Communities Against Cuts Rally" in Writer Square, Belfast. Read full article


10 October, 2014

Community angered at recent activity in Kinawley - Doherty

Sinn Féin Erne West Councillor, Barry Doherty has condemned the recent suspicious activity in the Kinawley area. Read full article


10 October, 2014

Patient & Client Council Roadshow Visiting Fermanagh

The Patient and Client Council is holding a public roadshow in the Central Hall, South West Regional College, Enniskillen on Thursday 16th October 2014 at 6.30pm to give local people the opportunity to ask the leaders and decision makers about health and social care, including the future of their services locally and regionally. Read full article


10 October, 2014

World Mental Health Day

Cllr John Feely calls for a Mental Health Service that we can rely on. Read full article


9 October, 2014

Gildernew urges support for anti-cuts rally

Sinn Féin MP Michelle Gildernew has encouraged people to support Saturday's rally against Tory welfare cuts in Belfast city centre. Read full article


8 October, 2014

Sligo Road Death Trap Needs Resolved - Flanagan

Sinn Féin MLA Phil Flanagan is seeking a meeting with representatives from Roads Service to seek the realignment of sections of the Sligo Road, Enniskillen Read full article


8 October, 2014

New Builds in Tyrone to benefit the local economy by £89 million - McGahan

Sinn Féin MLA for Fermanagh/South Tyrone Bronwyn McGahan has stated that the Capital Build Projects for St. Patrick's Academy, Dungannon and Edendork Primary School will benefit the local economy by around £89m. Read full article


8 October, 2014

DETI Strategy to Tackle Regional Imbalance Required - Flanagan

Sinn Féin MLA Phil Flanagan has said that the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Investment needs to establish a strategy to address the continuing regional disparity in job creation as a top priority. Read full article


6 October, 2014

Sinn Féin urge all parties to unite over Welfare Cuts

Following a heated debate, Fermanagh District Council passed a motion highlighting their opposition to the imposition of Welfare Cuts. Read full article


6 October, 2014

Update on Restoration of Ulster Canal

Seán Lynch, MLA asked the minister for Culture, Arts & Leisure for an update on Ulster Canal - a beautiful, yet disused canal running through part of Armagh, Tyrone Fermanagh & Monaghan. Read full article


4 October, 2014

Drivers should be more conscious about changes to taxing laws - Lynch

In light of last weeks' revisions to car taxing laws, Fermanagh South Tyrone MLA Seán Lynch has urged drivers to make sure they are aware of the changes. Read full article


4 October, 2014

'One size fits all' cannot work in the Special Educational Needs process.

With the revelation of the number of children requiring statements of special educational need (SEN) has spiraled in the past five years, Sinn Fein MLA Sean Lynch has expressed concern at the stage at which the Education & Library Boards get involved. Read full article


3 October, 2014

Tailor university courses to suit changing needs - McGahan

Sinn Féin MLA Bronwyn McGahan has called on universities to tailor courses to suit labour market needs. Read full article


2 October, 2014

All-Ireland approach needed to tackle legal highs - Anderson

Sinn Féin MEP Martina Anderson will be attending a conference on so-called 'legal highs' in Derry on Friday. Read full article


1 October, 2014

Feely Calls for Fire Safety

John Feely, Sinn Féin Councilor for Erne North, has called on students moving away to university to make sure that their new accommodation has working smoke alarms and carbon monoxide alarms. Read full article


1 October, 2014

Departments must robustly defend any judicial review of Tamboran decision - Flanagan

Sinn Féin Fermanagh/South Tyrone MLA Phil Flanagan has called on the DETI and DOE ministers to robustly defend their decisions on the Tamboran exploration license in any Judicial Review taken by the company. Read full article


30 September, 2014

Relief at Frack Free Decision - Gildernew

Sinn Féin MP for Fermanagh South Tyrone, Michelle Gildernew has welcomed the termination of Tamborans' licence to drill for shale gas in Co.Fermanagh. Read full article


25 September, 2014

Agricultural Anthony welcomes Rural Support project

Sinn Féin Erne West Councillor, Anthony Feely has welcomed the new project, "Tackling Rural Stress: Promoting Positive Mental Health." Read full article


25 September, 2014

Loughgall families deserve justice - Gildernew

Sinn Féin MP Michelle Gildernew has called on the British government to release its files on the Loughgall massacre. Read full article


24 September, 2014

Last Chance to get Subsidised Tracker Fitted - Feely

Sinn Féin Councillor Anthony Feely has called on farmers to avail of the agricultural tracker system before the scheme ends next week. Read full article


23 September, 2014

Where exactly do the SDLP stand on a border poll? - Gildernew MP

Sinn Féin MP Michelle Gildernew has called on the SDLP to state clearly where they stand on the issue of a border poll following the recent historic referendum in Scotland. Read full article


21 September, 2014

Political process in perilous situation - Michelle Gildernew

MP Michelle Gildernew speaking at a Labour Party Conference fringe meeting told her audience that 'our political process is in a perilous - I would actually say untenable - position'. Read full article


20 September, 2014

Fermanagh Sinn Fein Host Day of Opposition to Welfare Cuts

Sinn Fein councillors across the county hosted a day of action on Saturday past to highlight their opposition to the pending welfare reform bill. Read full article


18 September, 2014

All avenues for cross-border co-operation must be explored - Anderson

Sinn Féin MEP Martina Anderson said all avenues for cross-border co-operation must be explored. Read full article