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Curraghamulkin, County Tyrone

Origin

Currach Mulcáin ‘marsh or moor of  boggy ground’

Background

Curraghamulkin consists of land sloping down south-eastwards from the summit of Dooish mountain  (1000 feet).

References

Pat McKay/ Kay Muhr

Additional Information

Historical name form

Old FormRef. DateReference
Corragh Molcan1655cCiv. Surv. p.352
Corragh Molcan & Brakagh1655cCiv. Surv. 352
Coraghmulkin1666HMR Tyr. (2) 251
Coraghmulkin1666HMR Tyr. (2) 251
Curraghamulkin1835cMap Tyr. M&K (OSNB) no.44
~Currach a'' Maoilchinn ""Moor of the Bad Hill""1835cJ O'D (OSNB) no.44
~Currach a'' mhaoil chinn: Moor of the bare hill1920cTNCT 5
Corrach Mulc in ""marsh of boggy ground""2003PNP talk PMcK/Omagh DC
Barony
Omagh West
Parish
Longfield West
Parish in 1851
Longfield West
Townland
None
Place name ID
8303
Place name type
T