Brookeborough @ Shankill Rd Defenders Contest Oct 2013

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Brookeborough @ Shankill Rd Defenders Contest Oct 2013
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Brookeborough Flute Band - Belfast Tattoo 2013 - Figure 8
Brookeborough Flute Band - Belfast Tattoo 2013 - Figure 8
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The Belfast Tattoo, 28/9/2013 - Pride of Ballinran and Brookeborough FB play
The Belfast Tattoo, 28/9/2013 - Pride of Ballinran and Brookeborough FB play 'Colonel Bogey March'
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Brookeborough Mass Band
Brookeborough Mass Band
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More to Life Event at Brookeborough Elim Tues 12th Feb 2013 Part 1
More to Life Event at Brookeborough Elim Tues 12th Feb 2013 Part 1
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Brookeborough Flute Band @ Brookeborough 2013.
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Brookeborough Flute Band
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Brookeborough Flute Band (In Concert) 2
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Brookeborough Elim Church Testimoney Night Sun 29th Dec 2013 - Lisa Curry
Brookeborough Elim Church Testimoney Night Sun 29th Dec 2013 - Lisa Curry
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South Fermanagh Loyalist Flute Band @ Brookeborough 2013.
South Fermanagh Loyalist Flute Band @ Brookeborough 2013.
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Brookeborough Elim Testimoney Night Sunday 29th Dec 2013 - Stephanie Ritchie
Brookeborough Elim Testimoney Night Sunday 29th Dec 2013 - Stephanie Ritchie
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average night in brookeborough ! junior danceoff !
average night in brookeborough ! junior danceoff !
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Brookeborough (War Wound) @ LYD 22/03/14
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Brookeborough Pipe Band - Abide With Me (Enniskillen Flagship Twelfth Parade 2012)
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Brookeborough Twelfth Morning
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Brookeborough (Fairly well) @ LYD 22/03/14
Brookeborough (Fairly well) @ LYD 22/03/14
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Brookeborough Flute Band 2 @ Donegal Twelfth 2008
Brookeborough Flute Band 2 @ Donegal Twelfth 2008
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Pride of Ballinran & Brookeborough - Colonel Bogey
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More to Life Wed 20th Feb 2013 Brookeborough Elim
More to Life Wed 20th Feb 2013 Brookeborough Elim
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Brookeborough (Loyal tunes No4) @ LYD 22/03/14
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Cavanaleck Return @ Brookeborough 28/06/12
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Brookeborough mini 12th celebrations 7,7,2011
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Brookeborough Elim Church - 7th July 2013. Stewart Watson sings I Will Serve
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More to Life Week 2 Tues 19th Feb 2013 Brookeborough Elim
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Brookeborough Elim Church - Sunday 7th July 2013 - Nick Jacks
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Brookeborough Pipe Band
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More to Life Event Tues 12th Feb 2013 at Brookeborough Elim Part 2
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More to Life Sun 24th Feb 2013 Brookeborough Elim
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Enniskillen Fusileers Flute Band @Brookeborough
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Brookeborough Elim Church Testimoney Night Sun 29th Dec - Douglas Austin
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Brookeborough Elim Church 7th July 2013 - MTC lead worship singing Amazing Grace
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Brookeborough Flute Band @ Cavanaleck Pipe Band Annual Parade 2013 (HD)
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More to Life Wed 13th Feb 2013 at Brookeborough Elim
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More to Life Week 2 Tues 19th Feb, Brookeborough Elim
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Brookeborough Elim Church - 7th July 2013 Stewart Watson sings " The Perfect Position to Pray"
Brookeborough Elim Church - 7th July 2013 Stewart Watson sings " The Perfect Position to Pray"
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More to Life Week 2 Thurs 21st Feb 2013 Brookeborough Elim
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Brookeborough @ Kilkeel 2010
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Brookeborough ,AcesHigh, Belfast Tattoo 2013
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Brookeborough Flute Band @ 12th July 2013, Ballinamallard.
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North Fermanagh Young Defenders @ Brookeborough 2013
North Fermanagh Young Defenders @ Brookeborough 2013
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Brookeborough Elim Church 7th July 2013 - Testimoney by Alexy and Doshy
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Brookeborough Flute Band (In Concert) 1
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More to Life Thurs 14th Feb 2013 Brookeborough Elim
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Brookeborough FB @ Banbridge Black Saturday 2013
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Defenders of the Rock, Lisbellaw @ Brookeborough 2013.
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Brookeborough Flash Jack
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Brookeborough Flute Band @ Ballinamallard Twelfth 2013
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Coordinates: 54°18′54″N 7°24′22″W / 54.315°N 7.406°W / 54.315; -7.406

Brookeborough
Irish: Achadh Lon[1]
The Lady Brook Memorial Hall, Brookeborough - geograph.org.uk - 912428.jpg
Lady Brooke Memorial Hall, Brookeborough
Brookeborough is located in Northern Ireland
Brookeborough
 Brookeborough shown within Northern Ireland
Population 517 (2001 Census)
Irish grid reference H380410
    - Belfast  69 miles (111 km) 
District Fermanagh
County County Fermanagh
Country Northern Ireland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Enniskillen
Postcode district BT94
Dialling code 028
EU Parliament Northern Ireland
UK Parliament Fermanagh and South Tyrone
NI Assembly Fermanagh and South Tyrone
Website http://www.bdcda.org/
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Northern Ireland
Fermanagh

Brookeborough (/brʊkˈbʌrə/. Irish: Achadh Lon) is a village in County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland. It lies about eleven miles east of Enniskillen, just off the A4 trunk road, and about five miles west of the County Tyrone boundary.

According to the 2001 Census, Brookeborough had a population of 517. The economy is heavily dependent on cattle and sheep farming. The village is in the parish of Aghavea, which is part of the Diocese of Clogher. There are five places of Christian worship; a Catholic church, a Methodist church (built in 1839), an Elim Pentecostal church, a Church of Ireland church and a Baptist church; three public houses; and two primary (elementary) schools.

The Boer War memorial at the head of the town was carved by a local man named Harte in 1901. Behind it is the Lady Brooke Memorial Hall of the same date, a period building preserving all its original features including a clocktower and transverse stained glass window panels.

History[edit]

Before the Plantation of Ulster the area of Brookeborough was known as Achadh Lon (anglicised as Aghalun), the townland in which it lies. It is believed that the Irish name refers to a "field of blackbirds". Aghalun was in the hands of the Maguire Clan until the 1641 rebellion when it was given to the Brooke family. The village was then named after Sir Henry Brooke, who was granted the village in 1666 and settled at Colebrooke Park nearby.

On 1 January 1957, there was a well-known attack on Brookeborough R.U.C. Barracks by the I.R.A. during its 1950s Border Campaign. This attack was led by Seán Garland, and included Seán South and Fergal O'Hanlon, both the subjects of well-known Irish republican ballads, who were shot dead during the attack.

In 2002, the Brookeborough Community Development Association, in conjunction with a similar organisation in Riverstown, County Sligo, Republic of Ireland, launched the Riverbrooke Cross-Border Initiative linking the two villages in a programme of cross-community/cross-border working.

Places of interest[edit]

  • Colebrooke Park was recently renovated and refurbished by the present Viscount Brookeborough and his wife, Viscountess Brookeborough.
  • Memorial to Seán South and Fergal O'Hanlon at Altawalk Cross.
  • Brookeborough Railway Station House (Formerly on the Clogher Valley railway)

People[edit]

Transport[edit]

2001 Census[edit]

Brookeborough is classified as a small village or hamlet by the NI Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA) (i.e. with a population of between 500 and 1,000 people). On Census day (29 April 2001) there were 517 people living in Brookeborough. Of these:

  • 25.5% were aged under 16 years
  • 16.8% were aged 60 and over
  • the average age was 34.7 years (NI average age 35.8 years)
  • 50.3% of the population were male and 49.7% were female
  • 50.2% were from a Catholic community background
  • 48.1% were from a Protestant and other Christian
  • 8.2% were born outside Northern Ireland

For further details see: NI Neighbourhood Information Service

Sport[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Placenames Database of Ireland: Brookeborough/Achadh Lon
  2. ^ "Brookeborough station". Railscot - Irish Railways. Retrieved 2007-09-13. 

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