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Coolmaghry, County Tyrone

Origin

Ir. Cúil Mhachaire [kool waghara] ‘corner/angle of the plain’ [Coolemagheri 1690].

Background

8km NW of Dungannon

par: Pomeroy bar: Dungannon Middle

References

McKay, P. (2007): A Dictionary of Ulster Place-Names, p. 46

Additional Information

Historical name form

Old FormRef. DateReference
Coolemagheri1609Esch. Co. Map 11 Dunganon pt
CoolmcKry 1 bal, gent1611CPR Jas I 192a
Collemaghery1619CPR Jas I 445a,447a
(?)Coolemackey1624Inq. Ult. (Tyrone) $7 Jac. I
Coolmaghery1624Inq. Ult. (Tyrone) $7 Jac. I
Cullimaghy1655cCiv. Surv. p.288
Coolemaghery1661BSD 177
Cullmaghry1666HMR Tyr. (2) 243
Coolmaghery1672Hib. Del. no.47
Coolmaghery1834cOSNB: gen. sources no.47
Coolmaghry1834cDeed of J. Parker, Savilbeg (OSNB) no.47
~Cul Machaire - Back Plain1835cJ O'D (OSNB) no.47
~cul machaire ""Plain in the corner (of a wood, etc)1936TNCT 31
~Cúil Mhachaire""1988Éire Thuaidh no.47
Barony
Dungannon Middle
Parish
Pomeroy
Parish in 1851
Pomeroy
Townland
None
Place name ID
9550
Place name type
T