Ardstraw Parish, County Tyrone
Ir. Ard Sratha [ard sraha] ‘height of the river holm’.
Village is 10km S of Strabane
bar: Strabane Lower
The village of Ardstraw which straddles the townlands of ARDSTRAW and CARNKENNY across the river Derg contains an old graveyard marking the site of an early monastery founded by St Eoghan or Eugenius who is said to have died in 617 AD [(muintir) Aird Sratha c.900].
ReferencesMcKay, P. (2007): A Dictionary of Ulster Place-Names, p. 7
Historical name form
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|Loch an Oileáin ""lough of the island""||1998||NIPNP replies KM>FC|
- Omagh West/Strabane Lower
- Parish in 1851
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