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"Kinawley, a parish, partly in the barony of Tullaghagh county of Cavan, partly in that of Glenawley, but chiefly in that of Knockninny County of Fermanagh, and province of Ulster, 6 miles from Ballyconnell, on the road to Enniskillen ; containing, with the post-town of Swanlinbar, which is separately described, 16,077 inhabitants. According to the Ordnance survey it comprises 51,004 statute acres, of which 15,346 are in the county of Cavan; and, including islands, 35,657 are in the county of Fermanagh; of the latter number, 2895 acres are in Upper Lough Erne, and 645 in small loughs. Agriculture is in a good state; there is a considerable quantity of bog, and limestone and freestone are abundant. Cuilcagh mountain, which, according to the Ordnance survey, is 2188 feet high, is in the Cavan part of the parish."
[From Lewis' Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837)]
Derryallen Lough
Derryallen Lough, Kinawley, Co. Fermanagh
From the collection Pictures of Great Britain & Ireland, by Martin Goode.
Reproduced here with permission Martin Goode Watercolours



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