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Cleenish Island

Cleenish or the ‘slanting’ island, just outside Bellanaleck, is accessible by a bridge.

St Sinell, a monk famous for his holiness and learning, founded a monastery on this island on Lough Erne in the early sixth century. One of his most famous pupils was St Columbanus.

There’s an old overgrown graveyard on the island but in more recent times Cleenish has been featured in the local newspaper after sightings of ghosts…

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Cleenish Island

Co. Fermanagh
BT92 2EZ

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