Rock, County Tyrone

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Coordinates: 54°35′31″N 6°50′06″W / 54.592°N 6.835°W / 54.592; -6.835

Disused water pump in The Rock.

Rock is a small village in east County Tyrone, Northern Ireland. The village derives its name from a stone quarry on the site, which operated in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. A Mass Rock exists in Tullyodonnell, half a mile from the village.


The Troubles[edit]


  • 10 February 1975 - Arthur Mulholland (65) and Eugene Doyle (18), both Catholic civilians, were murdered during an Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF) gun attack on Hayden's Bar, The Rock.

For more information, see The Troubles in Rock, County Tyrone which includes a list of incidents in Rock during the Troubles resulting in two or more fatalities.


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