Dungannon Upper

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Dungannon Upper

Dún Geanainn Uachtarach[1] (Irish)
Location of Dungannon Upper, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland.
Location of Dungannon Upper, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland.
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
CountryNorthern Ireland
CountyTyrone

Dungannon Upper (named after Dungannon town) is a barony in County Tyrone, Northern Ireland.[2] It was created in 1851 with the splitting of the barony of Dungannon.[3] Lough Neagh runs along its eastern boundary, and it is bordered by four other baronies: Dungannon Middle to the south; Loughinsholin to the north; Strabane Upper to the north-west; and Omagh East to the south-west.[2]

List of main settlements[edit]

List of civil parishes[edit]

Below is a list of civil parishes in Dungannon Upper:[4]

  • Arboe (split with barony of Loughinsholin)
  • Artrea (split with barony of Loughinsholin)
  • Ballinderry (split with barony of Loughinsholin)
  • Ballyclog
  • Derryloran (split with barony of Loughinsholin)
  • Desertcreat
  • Kildress
  • Lissan (also partly in barony of Loughinsholin)
  • Tamlaght (split with barony of Loughinsholin)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dungannon Upper". Placenames Database of Ireland. Department of Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs. Retrieved 4 December 2012.
  2. ^ a b PRONI Baronies of Northern Ireland
  3. ^ Notes on Baronies of Ireland 1821-1891, page 14
  4. ^ PRONI Parishes of County Tyrone