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Half Way Inn
Letterbreen is located in Northern Ireland
Letterbreen shown within Northern Ireland
Population ? (2001 Census)
Country Northern Ireland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district BT
Dialling code 028
EU Parliament Northern Ireland
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Northern Ireland
54°18′36″N 7°44′06″W / 54.310°N 7.735°W / 54.310; -7.735Coordinates: 54°18′36″N 7°44′06″W / 54.310°N 7.735°W / 54.310; -7.735

Letterbreen (from Irish: Leitir Bhruín, meaning "Bruín's hillside")[1][2] is a hamlet in County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland. It is 5 miles southwest of Enniskillen on the main route to Sligo. It lies in the foothills of Belmore Mountain.

The hamlet has a Methodist church built in 1885[3], a Church of Ireland church hall, a shop, a post office, a pub and several houses. It is served by a primary school at nearby Florencecourt. Letterbreen Court House was located a mile west of Letterbreen crossroads, in one of the wings of Summerhill house.[4]


Letterbreen is a request stop on the Bus Éireann Sligo-Manorhamilton-Enniskillen Expressway route 66. [5] The coach stops at Sligo bus station which is beside Sligo railway station. Connecting trains from Sligo run to Dublin Connolly Irish Rail - Official site


  1. ^ Placenames NI Archived 2012-06-13 at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ Placenames Database of Ireland
  3. ^ Rowan, Alistair, The Buildings of Ireland: North West Ulster (Comprising the Counties of Londonderry, Donegal, Fermanagh and Tyrone), Penguin, London, 1979 p.340-1
  4. ^ Rowan, Alistair, The Buildings of Ireland: North West Ulster, p.341
  5. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2014-09-28. Retrieved 2014-07-06.