Artrea Parish (Derry Portion), County Derry
Ir. Ard Tré [ard trey] ‘Tré’s height’.
Hamlet is 4.5km ESE of Cookstown
Artrea takes its name from the virgin saint Tré who is referred to as Trea ingen Chairthind ‘Tré daughter of Cáirtheann’ in c.830AD and whose feast day was celebrated on August 3rd. A large portion of the parish of Artrea lies in the neighbouring barony of DUNGANNON UPPER in Co. Tyrone [(airchindeach) Arda Trea 1127].
+ Tyr, Dungannon Upper
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- Parish in 1851
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