The town of Fintona, situated approximately 13km south of Omagh, has a fairly detailed recorded history, stretching back over 500 years. In fact, the nearby district, known as "the Bar", has been inhabited since around 2000B.C. Bronze Age pottery hasbeen found in the area and there are numerous examples of pagan centres, burial places, standing stones, stone circles, ancient graves and cairns. The modern name "Fintona" dates from about the 17th century and has been passed down to us from the original Irish "Fionntamhnach" variously translated as "the fair coloured field", "the fair watered land" or even "the island of the fair watered land.

 Activities in Fintona

Equestrian Centres
Ecclesville Horse Centre

Golf Courses
Fintona Golf Club


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