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Prughlish, County Tyrone

Origin

An Phrochlais ‘the den, cave or hollow’

Background

There are other townlands named Prughlish in Leitrim and Mayo.

References

Pat McKay/ Kay Muhr

Additional Information

Historical name form

Old FormRef. DateReference
Prughlish (Mr Galbraith)1835cOSNB: gen. sources no.44
~Pruchlais ""a Cave""1835cJ O'D (OSNB) no.44
~Pruchlais: A cave; a badger den1913Joyce iii 534
~Pruchlais: A cave1920cTNCT 6
Barony
Omagh West
Parish
Longfield West
Parish in 1851
Longfield West
Townland
None
Place name ID
3492
Place name type
T