Horseman referred to Fermanagh as unionisms alamo in terms of unity, ucunf (remember that?) and the future of the west. There are no surprises here.
The trends are a continuing greening of the constituency. The swing is a 3.1% towards catholics and a further erosion of the unionist vote as seen in recent elections. The dreary steeples are receeding from the grey skies towards the clear blue water of a new republic. Mr E C Ferguson would be ill at ease with these figures but they are, nevertheless, the facts.
A certain blogger, since passed on, would recognise the accuracy of his predictions and, perhaps, permit a wry smile, to pass his lips.
|95PP02 Belcoo and Garrison||-3.7%||1.9%|
|95PP03 Belleek and Boa||0.4%||-1.7%|
|95PP04 Boho Cleenish and Letterbreen||0.5%||-2.6%|
|95PP12 Florence Court and Kinawley||0.9%||-1.4%|
|95PP14 Kesh Ederney and Lack||0.3%||-2.0%|
|95PP18 Maguires Bridge||3.5%||-5.1%|