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Some of the standing stones at Drumskinny, County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland
Drumskinny is located in Northern Ireland
Location within Northern Ireland
Irish grid referenceH20097072
CountryNorthern Ireland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Postcode districtBT
Dialling code028, +44 28
EU ParliamentNorthern Ireland
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Northern Ireland
54°35′04″N 7°41′24″W / 54.584362°N 7.690092°W / 54.584362; -7.690092Coordinates: 54°35′04″N 7°41′24″W / 54.584362°N 7.690092°W / 54.584362; -7.690092

Drumskinny (from Irish Droim Scine, meaning 'ridge of the knife/edge'[1]) is the site of a stone circle in the townland of Drumskinny, County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland. With the inclusion of an adjacent cairn and alignment, the stone circle is a State Care Historic Monument in Fermanagh and Omagh district, at grid ref: H 2009 7072.[2][3] The site was excavated in 1962[4] and is believed to have built around 2000 BC.[5]

There are also two other townlands in Northern Ireland called Drumskinny: in the civil parish of Clonfeacle in County Tyrone; and in the civil parish of Dromore also in County Tyrone.

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  1. ^ Place Names NI
  2. ^ "Drumskinny" (PDF). Environment and Heritage Service NI - State care Historic Monuments. Archived from the original (PDF) on 22 July 2012. Retrieved 3 December 2007.
  3. ^ "Drumskinny". The Megalithic Portal. Retrieved 2 December 2007.
  4. ^ "Drumskinny Stone Circle". Irish Antiquities. Retrieved 6 October 2010.
  5. ^ "Drumskinny Stone Circle". Triskelle. Retrieved 2 December 2007.