Counties Fermanagh & Tyrone
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Counties Fermanagh & Tyrone a topographical dictionary of the parishes, villages and towns of these counties in the 1830s illustrated with contemporary maps and engravings by Lewis, Samuel

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Published by Friar"s Bush Press in Belfast .
Written in English


  • Fermanagh (Northern Ireland) -- Gazetteers.,
  • Tyrone (Northern Ireland) -- Gazetteers.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesCounties Fermanagh and Tyrone
Statementby Samuel Lewis ; preface by Brian M. Walker.
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 90 p. :
Number of Pages90
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18489513M
ISBN 100946872643

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Connacht: West part of the island including counties Galway, Leitrim, Mayo, Roscommon, Sligo. Ulster: North part of the island including counties Cavan, Donegal and Monaghan in the Republic of Ireland and counties Antrim, Armagh, Down, Derry, Fermanagh, Tyrone. Use the menu on the right, to read more about each county. County Tyrone (/ t ɪ ˈ r oʊ n /; from Irish: Tír Eoghain, meaning "land of Eoghan") is one of the nine counties of Ulster, one of the six counties of Northern Ireland and one of the thirty-two counties on the island of Ireland. It is no longer used as an administrative division for local government but retains a strong identity in popular rank: 8th. the locals will tell you, the lakes are in Fermanagh for six months of the year; for the other six, Fermanagh is in the lakes. This watery maze is a natural playground for anglers and canoeists. County Tyrone – from Tír Eoghain (Land of Owen, a leg-endary chieftain) – is the homeland of the O’Neill clan, and. The e-book is an exact facsimile of the original A4 edition and is easily navigated with a built-in word-search facility. Editor, Willie O’Kane, said that people from across the world had found the book a great starting point for their ancestral research and had fired their enthusiasm for finding out more about Tyrone and Ulster in general.