Brackaville

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Coordinates: 54°32′28″N 6°42′00″W / 54.541°N 6.700°W / 54.541; -6.700

Bracaville Holy Trinity Church

Brackaville or Bracaville (possibly from Irish: Bréachmhaoil, meaning "wolf hill")[1][2] is a village and townland near Coalisland in County Tyrone, Northern Ireland. It is situated in the historic barony of Dungannon Middle and the civil parish of Donaghenry and covers an area of 235 acres[3] on the western side of Lough Neagh.

The population of the townland increased overall during the 19th century:[4][5]

Year 1841 1851 1861 1871 1881 1891
Population 278 399 371 510 482 360
Houses 56 69 80 106 104 84

The townland contains one Scheduled Historic Monument: Coalisland Works Chimneys (4), (also in Annagher townland) (grid ref: H4829 6657)[6]

Sport[edit]

Brackaville is the home of the Gaelic Athletic Association football club Brackaville Owen Roes GFC, which became 2012 Tyrone Junior Football Champions in December 2012 after a 16 year gap.[7]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Brackaville". Place Names NI. Retrieved 18 March 2013. 
  2. ^ Dungannon-South Tyrone Council Area (East), Northern Ireland Place-name Project
  3. ^ "Townlands of County Tyrone". IreAtlas Townland Database. Retrieved 13 December 2012. 
  4. ^ "Census of Ireland 1851". Enhanced Parliamentary Papers on Ireland. Retrieved 13 December 2012. 
  5. ^ "Census of Ireland 1891". Enhanced Parliamentary Papers on Ireland. Retrieved 26 December 2012. 
  6. ^ "Scheduled Historic Monuments (to 15 October 2012)". NI Environment Agency. Retrieved 19 March 2013. 
  7. ^ "Bridging a 16 year gap, Brackaville take title". Tyrone Times (13 December 2012). Retrieved 13 December 2012.