Belcoo

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Fracking extracts natural gas by drilling into rocks and injecting pressurised water, sand and various chemicals to force out the gas. Photograph: Getty Images

A fracking ban in the Republic introduced two years ago will effectively be rendered “null and void” if Northern Ireland authorities grant permission (...)

Joe Parker standing on his farm in Blacklion, Co Cavan.   Part of his farm is on the other side of Lough MacNean in Belcoo, Co Fermanagh. Photograph:  Andrew Paton

Farmer Joe Parker drives at quite a lick, slicing through the narrow country roads that straddle the Border between Fermanagh and Cavan. It’s a strugg(...)

Roused by Brexit to revisit his Northern Irish Protestant roots, Anton Thompson-McCormick took his English boyfriend David Bradford on a cycle alon(...)

Blacklion, Co Cavan: Some houses are boarded up, or have For Sale signs. One apartment block has 16 bells, indicating 16 separate units; many of which appear empty.

It’s Thursday evening, on the day the latest cohort of census data has been released, about housing in Ireland. At Blacklion in Co Cavan, there isn’(...)

The prank, originating in America, involves people dressing up as clowns to try to intimidate or scare the public. Photograph: Helen H Richardson

A senior police officer in Northern Ireland has warned anyone thinking of taking part in the “killer clown” craze to consider the possible consequence(...)

Fr Joe McVeigh, who will lead the Border protest this weekend over Brexit

Father Joe McVeigh usually spends his Saturdays dealing with callers to his parochial house at St Michael’s Church in Enniskillen, but tomorrow he wi(...)

Margaret McCauley, a tourist administrator in Blacklion, and Kathy Griffin, a retired teacher

Every village has stories. Rural Blacklion, on the southern side of the Fermanagh-Cavan border, has one that is better than most. One that perhaps hol(...)

The teenager, who is from the village of Belcoo in Fermanagh, is currently being treated in Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast.

A 13 year-old boy remains in critical condition following an alleged assault at a school in Fermanagh on Monday.Police received reports of an incident(...)

A “pretend” butcher’s  shop in the village of Belcoo, Co Fermanagh. Some vacant stores and shops in the village have large wraparound stickers placed on the windows to give the impression from a distance of an occupied business. The G8 summit will take place in nearby Lough Erne resort. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Fermanagh council has rejected suggestions its spending of public funds on improvement works in the county is aimed at hiding the effects of the reces(...)