How many people were killed in the Enniskillen bomb?
Remembrance Day bombing/Number of deaths
Was there a bomb in Enniskillen?
The Remembrance Day bombing (also known as the Enniskillen bombing or Poppy Day massacre) took place on 8 November 1987 in Enniskillen, County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland. The bombing was strongly condemned by all sides and undermined support for the IRA and Sinn Féin.
Who planted Enniskillen bomb?
On Remembrance Day in 1987 a bomb exploded in Enniskillen, County Fermanagh during the town’s Remembrance Sunday ceremony. The bomb was planted by the IRA killing eleven and injuring many more.
What year was the Enniskillen bomb?
8 November 1987
Remembrance Day bombing/Start dates
Is Enniskillen a nice place to live?
Enniskillen has been named as one of the best places to live in the UK by The Times newspaper. Described by The Times as “a super-friendly market town on the River Erne, with good manners and even better looks,” Enniskillen was included in the 2019 definitive guide.
What happened at Enniskillen?
A look at the events of 8 November 1987, when 11 people died and more than 60 were injured in an IRA bomb attack at a war memorial in Enniskillen, County Fermanagh. Former school principal Ronnie Hill, who was injured in the bomb, slipped into a coma two days after the explosion.
Is Fermanagh safe?
Fermanagh is among the top 20 safest counties in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland. The overall crime rate in Fermanagh in 2020 was 59 crimes per 1,000 people, and the most common crimes were violence and sexual offences, which happened to roughly every 25 out of 1,000 residents.
What is Enniskillen like to live in?
Is Enniskillen mainly Protestant?
In the Belfast City Council and Derry and Strabane District Council areas, the figures at ward level vary from 95% Protestant to 99% Catholic….List of districts in Northern Ireland by religion or religion brought up in.
|District||Fermanagh and Omagh|
|Protestant and other Christian||33.1%|
Is Portadown Catholic or Protestant?
Portadown is a predominantly Protestant town and ancestral home of the Orange Order. Other loyalist organisations were strongly represented in the town during the Troubles such as: the Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF), the Ulster Defence Association (UDA) and the Ulster Freedom Fighters (UFF).
Is Enniskillen a good place to live?
Enniskillen has been named as one of the Top 20 places to live in Ireland as part of the Irish Times ‘Best Place to Live in Ireland 2021’ competition. Fermanagh’s county town is now in the running for the overall title of best place to live in Ireland in 2021.