Fermanagh council fracking referendum proposed
24 January 2014 Last updated at 18:29 GMT
Politicians in Fermanagh have asked council officers there to find out if a local referendum could be held in the county on fracking.
Led by Sinn Féin, Fermanagh councillors have asked the council to examine the feasibility of holding a county-wide ballot to measure opinion on fracking.
Julian Fowler reports.