Enniskillen War Memorial

Enniskillen’s War Memorial at the intersection of Belmore Steet, the Queen Elizabeth Road and East Bridge Street was constructed in the aftermath of World War I to commemorate those who lost their lives in that war.

The Memorial stands about 6.5 metres high and is surmounted by a bronze figure of a lone private soldier in war kit, head bowed and leaning on his reversed rifle. I was particularly taken by the 1932 picture of the War Memorial (picture 2 above) taken by Fr.Francis Browne MC, former Chaplin to the Irish Guards. Continue reading “Enniskillen War Memorial”

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The Forthill Promenade and Pleasure Park

A rather formal name for a very pretty little park worthy an hour or so of your time. Locals refer to it as Forthill Park or simply Cole’s Monument. You might secure a rather strange look about town if you enquire as to the whereabouts of the Pleasure Park! Continue reading “The Forthill Promenade and Pleasure Park”