County Fermanagh

Fir Manach or Fear Manach means ‘Men of Manach’. The Menapii are the only known Celtic tribe specifically named on Ptolemy’s 150 a.d map of Ireland, where they located their first colony- Menapia – on the Leinster coast circa 216 BC. They later settled around Lough Erne, becoming known as the Fir Manach, and giving their name to Fermanagh and Monaghan.
Motto: Feor Magh Eanagh

These are some of the most significant landmarks, buildings and monuments in County Fermanagh

One of the great houses of Ireland with exquisite interiors and furniture

Florence Court located near Enniskillen was the former home of 'The Earls of Enniskillene' and is regarded as one of the great houses of Ireland. It was built in 1755 and is a fascinating example [...]

Fought over by the Maguires, the O’Donnells, the O’Neills and the British

Enniskillen Castle, Enniskillen, County Fermanagh Enniskillen Castle in co. Fermanagh is situated at a strategic location on Lough Erne on a site that commands one of the few passes into Ulster. It was built in [...]

One of the best preserved Scottish styled plantation castles in Northern Ireland

Monea Castle, Monea, County Fermanagh The Plantation of Ulster in the early 17th century was an attempt by the English monarchy to take control of the troublesome province of Ulster. After attempts by Queen Elizabeth [...]

A bloody history on the night before Christmas

Tully Castle, Derrygonnelly, County Fermanagh Tully Castle is a fortified tower house with four rectangular corner towers and is located on a beautiful location on the shores of Upper Lough Erne. It was built in [...]

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