Is anyone familiar with Potemkin villages?
Recession out of the picture as Fermanagh puts on a brave face for G8 leaders
County’s makeover plan branded ‘a big lie’ as reality of recession is hidden
Stickers applied to the windows of a former butcher’s shop in Belcoo, Co Fermanagh, give the premises the superficial appearance of a thriving business. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien
29 May, 2013
Hundreds of thousands of pounds have been spent on a Fermanagh facelift as the county prepares for the G8 summit in just under three weeks’ time, but locals complain the work paid for by the local council and the Stormont Executive is little more than skin deep.