Mountains of Pomeroy

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Coordinates: 54°35′35″N 6°59′46″W / 54.593°N 6.996°W / 54.593; -6.996

Mountains of Pomeroy are a vast mountain range that runs west of the town of Pomeroy in County Tyrone, Northern Ireland. The area around the mountain range is scenic, with a variety of moorland, forestry and rural farming. The mountain range is recalled in the ballad The Mountains of Pomeroy by Dr. George Sigerson, the Anthem of Tyrone GAA.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dr George Sigerson 90th Anniversary Tyrone GAA Website
The last entry regarding the vast mountain range in County Tyrone is pure nonsense. The highest mountain in Ireland is a mere 3414 feet in height and the 'mountains' of Pomeroy refers to a hilly area in Tyrone which would not be too much different to the so called 'Dutch Mountains' in Maastricht. i.e. one single hill. Pomeroy is quite close to a small village called Carrickmore (An Charraig Mhór in the Irish language) . It is another hill and the name of the village means 'The Big Rock' .