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Tullaghoge, County Tyrone

Origin

Ir. Tulach Óg [tulagh oag] ‘hillock of the youths or warriors’.

Background

3.5km SSE of Cookstown

par: Desertcreat bar: Dungannon Upper

On the summit of a hillock in the neighbouring townland of BALLYMULLY GLEBE there is a ring-fort named TULLAGHOGE FORT which was the inauguration site of the O’Neills of Ulster from the 11th to the 16th century [(oc) Telach Occ 913].

References

McKay, P. (2007): A Dictionary of Ulster Place-Names, p. 142;

Additional Information

spelt thus 1961; spelt Tullyhog 1851

Historical name form

Old FormRef. DateReference
a Tealaigh Óg1165Miscell. Ann. 46 $2
Tylaghog, Ardmachane diocesis1397Colton Vis. 55
Tullaghog, dean of, rector of1440Colton Vis. 12t
Cath Craoibhe i dTulaigh O/g1500cLCABuidhe 31 $39 (L.Eog.)
i dTulaigh O/g (Niall Ruadh, ri/ Uladh)1500cLCABuidhe 30 $37 (L.Eog.)
o/ Thulaigh O/g go Sliabh Truim1500cLCABuidhe 30 $38 (L.Eog.)
Tullyhog1802Stat. Sur. Tyr. (McEvoy) 14
Tullyhog, village, barony of Dungannon1802Stat. Sur. Tyr. (McEvoy) 159
Tullaghoge,1834OSM xx 32,33
Tullahog,hamlet1834OSM xx 36
Tullyhog,hamlet1834OSM xx 34
~tulaigh og ""A little hill"" ,2033, Joyce: Tullagho1920cTNCT 91
~Tulach Óg ""hillock of the youths or warriors""1999Dict. Ulst. PN 142
Barony
Dungannon Upper
Parish
Desertcreat
Parish in 1851
Desertcreat
Townland
None
Place name ID
4723
Place name type
T