County Fermanagh

County Fermanagh 

Special thanks to our previous coordinator, Ken Birney for all of the great resources he collected for the website.

County Fermanagh Geography

Fermanagh, former county, in Ulster Province, southwestern Northern Ireland; Enniskillen was the county town. Fermanagh comprised a hilly area divided roughly in half by Upper and Lower Lough Erne, which are widenings of the Erne River. The county was principally agricultural, noted also for the manufacture of fine pottery at Belleek. Fermanagh was made a county in 1585; it ceased to exist as an administrative unit in 1973.

The main towns in Cos. Fermanagh and Tyrone are Omagh, Enniskillen, Dungannon, Strabane, Cookstown.

Ulster, the historic province of Ireland, includes nine counties: Cavan, Donegal, and Monaghan, now in the Republic of Ireland; and the former counties of Antrim, Armagh, Down, Fermanagh, Londonderry, and Tyrone, now constituting the whole of Northern Ireland, which is sometimes called Ulster. The part of Ulster included in the Republic of Ireland forms a province of the same name. Area, 8011 sq km (3093 sq mi).

County Fermanagh Wikipedia

Genealogy and History Resources

Ulster Historical Foundation
12 College Square
East Belfast
Northern Ireland BT1 6DD
Tel: (01232) 33 22 88 Fax: (01232) 23 98 85

Fermanagh Genealogy Centre

Fermanagh Roots

GENUKI – County Fermanagh

Bulletin Boards and Surname Resource Pages

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Mailing List(s)

County Down Mailing List.�To subscribe send the word “subscribe” (without the quotes) as the only text in the body of a message to for the list mode or to just receive the digest.

You will find other mailing lists of interest to Irish researchers on the Northern Ireland Resource Pages .

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