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Cabragh, County Tyrone

Origin

Ir. An Chabrach [an khabragh] ‘the poor land’ [Cabragh 1614].

Background

9.5km W of Dungannon

par: Killeeshil bar: Dungannon Lower

References

McKay, P. (2007): A Dictionary of Ulster Place-Names, p. 32

Additional Information

See 10540 for hamlet of same name.

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Historical name form

Old FormRef. DateReference
Cabragh1609Esch. Co. Map 5.26
Cabra1614CPR Jas I 272a
Cabragh1614CPR Jas I 272a
Caburagh 1 b''bo1655cCiv. Surv. p.275
Cabragh1666HMR Tyr. (2) 236
~An Chabrach1905Post-Sheanchas
Cabra, Cabrach - bad, rough, unprofitable land1913Joyce iii 155
~cabrach - Bad, waste land1920cTNCT 43
~Cabrach ""bad, waste land""1936TNCT 43
~An Chabrach1969AGBP 135
~An Chabrach [ ]1989GÉ 41
~An Chabrach ""the poor land""1999Dict. Ulst. PN 32
Barony
Dungannon Lower
Parish
Killeeshil
Parish in 1851
Killeeshil
Townland
None
Place name ID
9827
Place name type
T