Magheraveely

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Magheraveely (from Irish: Machaire Mhílic)[1] is a small village in County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland. In the 2001 Census it had a population of people 254.[2] It is within the Fermanagh District Council area.

People

Charles Irwin (1824–1873) was born in Manorhamilton, County Leitrim, and was an Irish recipient of the Victoria Cross (VC). He is buried in Saint Mark's Churchyard, Aghadrumsee.

Crozier family

Gortra House is situated midway between Magheraveely and Newtownbutler. The Crozier family formerly lived at Cloncarn and Springtown, County Fermanagh. In the graveyard on the edge of the village is the Burial Vault of the Crozier family of Gortra House. It was built by John Crozier of Gortra House (born 1765 died 1814) and contains the remains of that family until 1933.

References

  1. ^ Placenames Database of Ireland
  2. ^ NI Neighbourhood Information Service

Coordinates: 54°11′49″N 7°17′8″W / 54.19694°N 7.28556°W / 54.19694; -7.28556

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