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John Cunningham

John Cunningham is a local historian from Belleek, Co. Fermanagh. He has written and compiled a number of history books on Fermanagh, Donegal and the north west of Ireland.

John also runs Erne Heritage Tours, providing history tours for groups large and small around Fermanagh and the north west of Ireland.

Dunkineely Fair.

Come all you cattle dealers, come listen for a whileI’ll sing you all a verse or two that will cause you all to smile.It’s about young Monty Valentine, a smuggler I declareAnd he bought two polly heifers down in Dunkineely fair.He combed them up; and brushed them down in the corner yardAnd on the journey up the street, he rushed them very hard.They jumped upon the...