This section of Fermanagh Gold
will feature articles on various historical contexts in Fermanagh.
A postcard from the early
1900s shows the Regimental crest.
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
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
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
John Cunningham has
contributed a piece about infamous highwayman known as Black
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