Devenish, County Fermanagh



Devenish or Devinish () is an island in Lower Lough Erne,
County Fermanagh County Fermanagh ( ; ) is one of the thirty-two counties of Ireland, one of the nine counties of Ulster and one of the six counties of Northern Ireland. The county covers an area of 1,691 km2 (653 sq mi) and has a population of 61,805 a ...
, Northern Ireland. Aligned roughly north–south, it is about one and a quarter miles (2 km) long and two-thirds of a mile (1 km) wide. The main place to catch a
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to the island is at Trory Point, just outside
Enniskillen Enniskillen ( , from ga, Inis Ceithleann , ' Ceithlenn's island') is the largest town in County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland. It is in the middle of the county, between the Upper and Lower sections of Lough Erne. It had a population of 13,823 a ...
. Devenish
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is owned by the Kilravock
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See also

* List of archaeological sites in County Fermanagh *
Northern Ireland Environment Agency The Northern Ireland Environment Agency (NIEA) is an executive agency within the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA). It is responsible for conservation of Northern Ireland's environment and natural heritage. Ori ...
List of townlands in County Fermanagh In Ireland, counties are divided into civil parishes, and parishes are further divided into townlands. The following is a list of townlands in County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland: __NOTOC__ A Abocurragh, Abohill, Acres, Aghaboy, Aghacra ...
* Cahalan Ó Corcrán * The Round O



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Further reading


External links

Virtual tour of Devenish Island Monastic Site
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