Lesser Spotted Ulster: Boho

Lesser Spotted Ulster: Boho

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Location

Boho, Boho Community Centre, Marble Arch Caves Global Geopark, Sacred Heart Church, Saint Faber bullán church

Year

2002

Date

Transmission 03/05/2002

Length

23min 42sec

Audio

sound

Format

DVC

colour

Source

Digitised as part of the UTV Archive Partnership Project (ITV, Northern Ireland Screen and PRONI)

Courtesy

Department for Communities, ITV, Public Record Office of Northern Ireland, Westway Films

Rights Holder

Westway Films

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Description

Joe Mahon explores the charming hamlet of Boho, in the West of Co. Fermanagh. 

Making mention of early Christians in the area, Mahon tells the viewer about Saint Faber, who allegedly introduced Christianity into the area and is the patron saint of the Sacred Heart Church. In Saint Faber bullán church and graveyard, Eileen McHoart discusses how the legend of the Saint is taught in the school curriculum. Sean Magee shows us a large boulder which has cup and ring designs - believed to represent a map of the night sky. 

Interview with Richard Watson discussion on the Pullnagollum caves. Mahon is shown the network of caves that make up "The Hole of the Doves". Here, people take turn to move rocks away from a wall which is believed to connect to another unexplored cave. Interview with Brian McKenzie, who discusses his quaint pub, the Linnet Inn, with its traditional thatched roof. Interview with Victor McManus, Sillees River. Discussion on managing the land and local flora and fauna. Discussion on wetland animals and plants, including wild mint. 

Concluding the episode, Joe goes bowling in the community centre with some local residents. 

Credits

A Westway production for UTV

Presented by Joe Mahon

Contributions also from Ronnie Glass and Barnaby Simmons

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