Cranagh

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St Brigid's Roman Catholic Churches in Cranagh.

Cranagh (pronounced /ˈkrænɑː/ KRAN-ah,[citation needed] from Irish: an Chrannóg, meaning "the crannóg")[1] is a small village in County Tyrone, Northern Ireland. It is in the Glenelly Valley, about seven miles from Plumbridge.In the 2001 Census it has a population of 66 people. It is within the Strabane District Council area.

Places of interest[edit]

Niall kildune is also known for writing up and delivering the 'Cranagh times'. X Factor Contestant Rylan Clarke is known to own a hat shop in the centre of Cranagh village. Goles Stone Row is composed of eleven individual upright stones arranged in a straight-line 16 metres long. It was built 3000 to 4000 years ago and is thought to be associated with rituals to observe the rising moon.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Placenames Database of Ireland

Coordinates: 54°47′N 7°05′W / 54.783°N 7.083°W / 54.783; -7.083