400 years of Royal school education is marked with special service

A Service of Choral Evensong was held in St Macartin’s Cathedral, Enniskillen, on Sunday, 4th November to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the opening of the first Royal school in Fermanagh.

The service was conducted by the Dean of Clogher, the Very Revd Kenneth Hall, and the preacher was the Right Revd David Chillingworth, former Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church, who is a former pupil of Portora Royal School and a former choir boy in St Macartin’s Cathedral.

The first Free School was established in Lisnaskea in 1618 following the decree from King James I to create a…

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