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The only nickname that I know Fermanagh is called is the SWAMPERS and thats from Tyrone people.

Coa_gael (Fermanagh) - Posts: 1159 - 11/06/2010 10:30:42    673964

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The papers are fond of calling us Cinderella

robbie (Fermanagh) - Posts: 278 - 11/06/2010 10:50:21    673990

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What a boring thread!

gahead (Fermanagh) - Posts: 41 - 11/06/2010 12:14:02    674089

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I prefer to be called a swamper than a cissy Cinderella thank you!

erneboy (Fermanagh) - Posts: 1299 - 11/06/2010 19:25:48    674626

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Fermanagh brst nickname now after beating Cavan on saturday is ERNE4SAM

Coa_gael (Fermanagh) - Posts: 1159 - 14/06/2010 13:00:57    676597

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This thread should be removed as it is provative.

abc1234 (Fermanagh) - Posts: 390 - 15/06/2010 18:30:10    678409

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Love them or hate them we have to live with them.

YesterdaysMan (Fermanagh) - Posts: 732 - 16/06/2010 15:44:15    679258

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Found out yesterday that Brookboro were called the "ghost men" which I suppose is something to do with the famous Cooneen Ghost.

lrvinestownGael (Fermanagh) - Posts: 847 - 18/06/2010 09:10:15    680676

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The chosen nickname for Belcoo is very appropriate in the circumstances they find themselves at the moment - they have had a fall!

erneboy (Fermanagh) - Posts: 1299 - 10/08/2010 16:27:31    742276

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erneboy what a relevant assessment!

SkeaLad (Fermanagh) - Posts: 497 - 22/09/2010 20:31:08    781664

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10/08/2010 16:27:31
erneboy
County: Fermanagh
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742276 The chosen nickname for Belcoo is very appropriate in the circumstances they find themselves at the moment - they have had a fall!


How appropriate in light of their fall from grace this season.

SkeaLad (Fermanagh) - Posts: 497 - 15/11/2010 19:35:09    817086

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Nothing clver about nicknams and the Enniskillen one known as the "townies" is vague.

barneytown (Fermanagh) - Posts: 288 - 16/11/2010 16:29:58    817657

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It's that tome of the year when the leagues starts and the club nicknames get aired once again but does anyone know Knocks' nickname and why Belcoo are called the humpty dumpties?

Aghadrumsee: The squarehead magpies
Belcoo: Humptie Dumpties (Humpties)
Bellanaleck: Leckers or Toadstools
Coa: Benny Hill Boys
Derrygonnelly: Pubbers
Derrylin: Mummers or strawhats
Devenish: Gorrillas
Enniskillen: Townies
Erne Gaels: Potters
Irvinestown: Shams
Knocks: ?
Kinawley: Clockers
Lisbellaw: The Law
Lisnaskea(football): Dandy Boys or rabbits
Lisnaskea)hurling): The Also Rans
Maguiresbridge: The pansies
Newtownbutler: The Blow Boys
Roslea: Cowboys
St Josephs: Wee Men
St Patricks: Big Bums
Teemore: Hillbillies
Tempo: Rednecks
Brookboro: The Ghosts

erneboy (Fermanagh) - Posts: 1299 - 19/04/2012 12:21:02    1155767

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Knocks are known as the "culchies" for obvious reasons.

SkeaLad (Fermanagh) - Posts: 497 - 19/04/2012 13:35:24    1155850

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I've heard of Aughdrumsee being called the magpies but why the squarehead magpies?

Fermanagh09 (Fermanagh) - Posts: 72 - 19/04/2012 13:59:13    1155875

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Also Donagh big bums and Roslea cowboys anyone any ideas on the reasons for these?

Fermanagh09 (Fermanagh) - Posts: 72 - 19/04/2012 14:06:16    1155883

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Does anyone have a proper nickname for Enniskillen Gaels?

SkeaLad (Fermanagh) - Posts: 497 - 23/05/2012 11:21:22    1178645

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Is it time to do something about the use of club nicknames both on the field and in forums like this?

gaalltheway (Fermanagh) - Posts: 758 - 06/12/2012 17:30:28    1307395

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06/12/2012 16:10:16
hairyhorse
County: Fermanagh
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1307329 Can any smart historian explain how Clubs got their names and what their Club Logos mean? This is all I know.

Aghadrumsee - St Macartain
Brookeborough -
Belcoo -
Bellanaleck -
Belleek -
Coa -
Derrygonnelly - Harps - A harp
Derrylin - O'Connells - A crow
Devenish -
Donagh -
Ederney -
Enniskillen - Gaels
Irvinestown -
Garrison -
Lisnaskea -
Kinawley - Borus
Knocks -
Lisbellaw -
Maguiresbridge -
Newtownbutler - First Fermanagh - A white bird
Rosslea - Shamrocks - Shamrocks
Teemore - Shamrocks - Shamrocks and something else



Would this help?

Aghadrumsee: The squarehead magpies
Belcoo: Humptie Dumpties (Humpties)
Bellanaleck: Leckers or Toadstools
Coa: Benny Hill Boys
Derrygonnelly: Pubbers
Derrylin: Mummers or strawhats
Devenish: Gorrillas
Enniskillen: Townies
Erne Gaels: Potters
Irvinestown: Shams
Knocks: ?
Kinawley: Clockers
Lisbellaw: The Law
Lisnaskea(football): Dandy Boys or rabbits
Lisnaskea)hurling): The Also Rans
Maguiresbridge: The pansies
Newtownbutler: The Blow Boys
Roslea: Cowboys
St Josephs: Wee Men
St Patricks: Big Bums
Teemore: Hillbillies
Tempo: Rednecks
Brookboro: The Ghosts

Jacob86 (Fermanagh) - Posts: 244 - 13/12/2012 20:30:08    1310303

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