Fermanagh Gold Introduction
 
FERMANAGH PAST

This section of Fermanagh Gold will feature articles on various historical contexts in Fermanagh.


THE ROYAL INNISKILLING FUSILIERS
A postcard from the early 1900s shows the Regimental crest.


ENNISKILLEN BUILDINGS
Hugh Dixon, author of Historic Buildings, Groups of Buildings and areas of Architectural Importance, [published by the Ulster Archaeological Heritage Society] has given permission for the Preface of this publication to be reproduced on Fermanagh Gold.

The Preface outlines the history and growth of Enniskillen from earliest times and charts the progress of buildings through the centuries. Read the Preface HERE


FERMANAGH 1798
Séamas Mac Annaidh, a Fermanagh writer, has given permission for an extract from his article "Two Gaelic Manuscripts from Fermanagh in 1798" to be reproduced HERE


YACHTING ON LOUGH ERNE
Michael Clarke, a regular poster on the Fermanagh Mail List has agreed that his posting of January 1999 can be reproduced HERE


MONASTERIES AND EARLY CHURCH SITES OF THE RIVER ERNE
In June 2000, John Cunningham launched his book of the above title. At the launch event in Enniskillen Town Hall, John presented the article which is presented HERE in full. 


BLACK FRANK McHUGH 
John Cunningham has contributed a piece about infamous highwayman known as Black Frank McHugh.


ANCIENT IRISH DWELLINGS
Sandra, from Wollagong Australia, found the article "Ancient Irish Dwellings" and first posted it to the Fermanagh Mail List and has agreed that it may be reproduced here on Fermanagh Gold with thIs introduction:

"On St Patrick's Day it was told that 42% of the Australian population was of Irish descent, so I thought that many Listers, in both Co Fermanagh and Australia, may be interested in reading about Ireland as it was in ancient times. The following is an article printed in the Australian newspaper, "Kiama Independent", on the 24 August, 1880, and any errors on my part are only in the typing..."

Read the article HERE