Place:Irvinestown, Derryvullan, County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland

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NameIrvinestown
Alt namesBaile an Irbhinighsource: Wikipedia
Lowtherstownsource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeTown
Coordinates54.467°N 7.633°W
Located inDerryvullan, County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Irvinestown is a village in County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland. In 2008 it had an estimated population of 2,081 people. The most notable building is the ruined 18th-century church.

History

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Before the Plantation of Ulster, the area was known as Necarne or Nakerny. The village was founded during the Plantation in 1618 by Sir Gerald Lowther and named Lowtherstown. Ownership later passed to the Irvines of Dumfries and the name changed accordingly.

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