The destination for history

The Little Book of Fermanagh

By Doreen McBride

9781845889814

ISBN: 9781845889814

Published: 01-01-2018


The Little Book of Fermanagh

By Doreen McBride

ISBN: 9781845889814

Published: 01-01-2018

About This Book

DID YOU KNOW? Van Morrison wrote ‘Brown Eyed Girl’ on a piano in Derrygonnelly Paddy Monaghan, from Ederney, Fermanagh, befriended Mohammad Ali and became known as Paddy-Ali St Molaise brought soil containing blood from early Christian martyrs from the Colosseum in Rome and placed it on Devonian Island Natives of Fermanagh had boats, called cots, that were shaped like spoons without handles. They are the only boats in the world to be preserved during winter by being scuttled THE LITTLE BOOK OF FERMANAGH is a compendium of fascinating, obscure, strange and entertaining facts about County Fermanagh. Here you will find out about the county’s industrial past, its proud sporting heritage, its arts and culture and its famous (and occasionally infamous) men and women. Through quaint villages and bustling towns, this book takes the reader on a journey through County Fermanagh and its vibrant past. A reliable reference book and a quirky guide, this can be dipped into time and time again to reveal something new about this varied county.

show more books