Enniskillen

town and civil parish in County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland

Enniskillen (/ˌɛnɪsˈkɪlən/, from Irish: Inis Ceithleann [ˈɪnʲɪʃ ˈcɛlʲən̪ˠ], 'Ceithlenn's island') is a town and civil parish in County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland. It had a population of 13,823 at the 2011 Census.[1] It was the seat of local government for the former Fermanagh District Council, and is the county town of Fermanagh as well as its largest town.

The conditions of life for many of its people was once exceptionally poor.[2]

In 1987, a Provisional Irish Republican Army bombing killed 12 people.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Census 2011 Population Statistics for Enniskillen Settlement". Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency. Retrieved 5 March 2018.
  2. BBC short which illustrates the former poverty. [1]