Donaghey

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Donaghey in 2006

Donaghey (from Irish: Domhnach Eich, meaning "church of the horse"[1] or Dún Eachaidh)[2] is a small village and townland roughly halfway between Cookstown and Dungannon, just off the A29, in County Tyrone, Northern Ireland.

Donaghey has a range of facilities including a congregational church, a community hall, a primary school and a post office.

Education[edit]

Donaghey Primary School

Religion[edit]

  • Donaghey Congregational Church

Donaghey Townland[edit]

The townland is situated in the historic barony of Dungannon Middle and the civil parish of Donaghenry and covers an area of 258 acres.[3]

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

Year 1841 1851 1861 1871 1881 1891
Population 215 152 128 120 102 75
Houses 42 26 29 26 21 19

See also[edit]


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Donaghey". Place Names NI. Retrieved 19 March 2012. 
  2. ^ Placenames Database of Ireland
  3. ^ "Townlands of County Tyrone". IreAtlas Townland Database. Retrieved 27 December 2012. 
  4. ^ "Census of Ireland 1851". Enhanced Parliamentary Papers on Ireland. Retrieved 27 December 2012. 
  5. ^ "Census of Ireland 1891". Enhanced Parliamentary Papers on Ireland. Retrieved 27 December 2012. 

Coordinates: 54°35′N 6°44′W / 54.583°N 6.733°W / 54.583; -6.733