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Coordinates: 54°24′36″N 7°51′40″W / 54.410°N 7.861°W / 54.410; -7.861 Glenkeel () is a townland in the south west corner of the parish of Boho, in the land division of Old Barr, Barony of Magheraboy, County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland, OS map 20. [1] Other historical forms/interpretations of this name have included Gleann Caoil "glen of the slender person" (1833) and "narrow glen" (Joyce, 1875). This area includes the sub-townlands of Carrickaphreghaun, Carricknaboll, Cloghernavea, Lough Acrottan, Teeroe and Tullyveeny.[1] This area is notable for its geological features (described as Karst) which form part of the Reyfad-Glenkeel cave system, part of the Reyfad-Carrickbeg system. Glenkeel hill (373 m (1,224 ft)) is mentioned in several historical texts.[2]

The area still retains local peat cutting.[1]

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