Dooish

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Country Store in Dooish.

Dooish (Irish: Dubhais (Black hill-base).[1]) is a village and townland near Drumquin in County Tyrone, Northern Ireland. The townland is situated in the historic barony of Omagh West and the civil parish of Longfield West and covers an area of 845 acres.[2] In the 2001 Census it had a population of 93 people. It lies within the Omagh District Council area.

The population of the townland declined during the 19th century:[3][4]

Year 1841 1851 1861 1871 1881 1891
Population 293 252 240 181 169 171
Houses 56 52 52 41 45 42

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  1. ^ "Dooish". Place Names NI. Retrieved 20 March 2013. 
  2. ^ "Townlands of County Tyrone". IreAtlas Townland Database. Retrieved 20 March 2013. 
  3. ^ "Census of Ireland 1851". Enhanced Parliamentary Papers on Ireland. Retrieved 20 March 2013. 
  4. ^ "Census of Ireland 1891". Enhanced Parliamentary Papers on Ireland. Retrieved 20 March 2013. 

Coordinates: 54°35′20″N 7°29′30″W / 54.58889°N 7.49167°W / 54.58889; -7.49167