Plumbridge is a small village in County Tyrone, Northern Ireland. It is a crossroads village, standing on the banks of the Glenelly River. In the 2001 Census it had a population of 267 people. It lies within the Strabane District Council area.
The Roman Catholic church is Sacred Heart Church, a Grade B2 listed building, and the Presbyterian church is Glenelly Presbyterian Church, Plumbridge. The village's local Parish Church is Upper Badoney Parish Church, a few miles up the Glenelly valley. The site of Upper Badoney is associated with Christianity since the days of St Patrick.
The local Gaelic Athletic Association club, Glenelly St. Joseph's, was established in 1981. There are ladies teams and men's teams. It is commonly referred to as Glenelly. The Village had a local softball team from 1999-2002, but was disbanded due to match fixing allegations from the ISA (Irish softball association).
Among the notable persons that have come from Plumbridge are John McCullough, of Trinity College Dublin, American frontiersman Robert Campbell, and Minnesota legislator Robert Campbell Dunn.
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- Placenames NI: Glencoppogagh
- Placenames NI: Lisnacreaght
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- "About us". Glenelly St. Joseph's GAC. Retrieved 2009-02-25.
- "On march for Last Saturday" The Newsletter 24 August 2012 Retrieved 16 September 2012