- a town in SW Northern Ireland, in Fermanagh, on an island in the River Erne: scene of the defeat of James II's forces in 1689. Pop: 13 599 (2001)
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Examples from the Web for enniskillen
Enniskillen was the scene of one of the worst atrocities of the Troubles when 11 people were killed on Remembrance Sunday in 1987.
The Queen today met relatives of the victims of an IRA bombing in Enniskillen, County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland.
The cavalry, supported by light artillery, were to take Enniskillen by surprise.Gossamer
George A. Birmingham
It was a great day for Enniskillen and for the Enniskillen Guards, who were out in force.Just Irish
Charles Battell Loomis
The two most important of these centres were Enniskillen and Londonderry.A History of England, Period III.
Rev. J. Franck Bright
He was singing a stave from the "Enniskillen Dragoon" when I came up with him.Roughing it in the Bush
As one approaches Enniskillen the glories of Loch Erne commence.Beauties and Antiquities of Ireland
T. O. Russell