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Erne

(ûrn), river, 72 mi (116 km) long, rising in Lough Gowna, Co. Longford, N Republic of Ireland. It flows NW through SW Northern Ireland, then back through the Republic before entering the Atlantic Ocean at Donegal Bay. Grazing predominates in the Erne basin; EnniskillenEnniskillen
, town (1991 pop. 10,429), Fermanagh dist., SW Northern Ireland, on Cethlin's Island in the Erne River between Upper and Lower Loughs Erne. Farm produce is traded, and hosiery is manufactured. In 1689 the forces of William III defeated those of James II at Enniskillen.
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 is the chief town. In Northern Ireland the river expands to form two large lakes—Upper Lough Erne (10 mi/16.1 km long) and Lower Lough Erne (18 mi/29 km long). An international flood-control scheme (completed 1959) controls the water level in the lakes. Hydroelectricity is produced along the 150-ft (46-m) drop in the river's course between Belleek and Ballyshannon; the lakes are a natural reservoir.

Erne

 

(Lough Erne), a lake in Northern Ireland. Area, 123 sq km; depth, up to 69 m (the deepest lake in Ireland); water level, 46 m. The banks are high and forested. The Erne River flows through the lake, falling into Donegal Bay of the Atlantic Ocean. The lake is navigable.

Erne

a river in N central Republic of Ireland, rising in County Cavan and flowing north across the border, through Upper Lough Erne and Lower Lough Erne and then west to Donegal Bay. Length: about 96 km (60 miles)
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There's another sense in which Erne does not like to argue: much of Shakespeare and the Book Trade comprises an impressive assemblage of the scholarship about Shakespeare's relationship with the book trade and print culture.
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Erne shows that although Renaissance authors did not enjoy any legal copyright over their publications, they had a strong sense of their moral rights (pp.
Erne argues that these anthologies "suggest that dramatic texts were on their way to becoming part of the English literary canon well before Jonson and Shakespeare's plays were published in prestigious folio editions" (75).
Heartbroken Yonna Nieuwentshuis was discharged from the Erne hospital in Enniskillen where she had been treated since the Monday morning accident that claimed the life of her 40-year-old mother Karin.
In a recent statement, Swiss attorney Matthias Erne pointed to his nation's admirable policy hoping that the Swiss people will not allow their leaders to alter it.