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Relaghdooey, County Tyrone

Origin

An Réidhleach Dubh ‘the black level place’

Background

Relaghdooey lies on the east side of the Quiggery Water, at the point where it joins with the Ballynahatty Water to form the Drumragh River.  There are several area of  moorland in the townland.

References

NIPNP notes

Additional Information

Historical name form

Old FormRef. DateReference
Rylaghduffe1655cCiv. Surv. 361
Rylaghduffe1655cCiv. Surv. 361
Reilagh1666HMR Tyr. (2) 252
Reilagh1666HMR Tyr. (2) 252
Relaghduffe1672cHib. Del.
Relagdooey (Wilson, crown clerk Tyr)1835cOSNB Inf.
~Releg Dubthaigh ""Dowey''s Cemetery or Churchyard""1835cJ O'D (OSNB)
~Reidh or Relagh Dubh: Black Level Field1920cTNCT 53
réidhleach dubhaigh ""black level place""1981Drumragh 1981 9
Barony
Omagh East
Parish
Drumragh
Parish in 1851
Drumragh
Townland
None
Place name ID
8312
Place name type
T