About the Event
Mon 29 to Sat 4 July Wooden Boat Building in Fermanagh: Display and information gathering days.
Clinker built boats, cots and their use. Enniskillen Library 10 am to 4pm
The people who built and used these boats were involved in many of
the activities on the lough; fishing, farming, leisure, sport, drainage, transport, navigation and civilian support
to the RAF in World War II. Photographs, anecdotes and artefacts from that era will be on display to which
can be added your stories, photographs, cine film and images or original boats and artefacts which you may
still have. Meet some of the people from Lough Erne Heritage who are the organisers of the event and whose aims
are to preserve and promote the heritage of traditional wooden boat building which took place on and
around Lough Erne. The skills and knowledge required in building boats are still retained by some local people.
On the day stories can be recorded, images scanned and artefacts photographed eg hand tools, early