Tievenadarragh

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Tievenadarragh
Irish: Taobh na Darach
Loughinisland Churches, March 2010 (21).JPG
Loughinisland churches in 2010
Tievenadarragh is located in Northern Ireland
Tievenadarragh
Tievenadarragh
 Tievenadarragh shown within Northern Ireland
County County Down
Country Northern Ireland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district BT30
Dialling code 028
EU Parliament Northern Ireland
List of places
UK
Northern Ireland
Down

Coordinates: 54°20′43″N 5°50′45″W / 54.3452°N 5.8458°W / 54.3452; -5.8458

Tievenadarragh (from Irish: Taobh na Darach, meaning "hillside of the oak tree")[1] is a townland of 1,269 acres in County Down, Northern Ireland, at Loughinisland. It is situated in the civil parish of Loughinisland and the historic barony of Kinelarty.[2]

Places of interest[edit]

The townland contains the Loughinisland Churches, the remains of three ruined churches dating from the 13th to the 17th centuries. They are situated in a large graveyard on an island in Loughinisland Lake, now reached by a causeway.[3] The churches are state-care historic monuments at grid ref: J4234 4537.[4]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tievenadarragh". Place Names NI. Retrieved 19 May 2015. 
  2. ^ "Tievenadarragh". IreAtlas Townlands Database. Retrieved 19 May 2015. 
  3. ^ Department of the Environment for Northern Ireland (1983). Historic Monuments of Northern Ireland. Belfast: HMSO. pp. 104–105. 
  4. ^ "Tievenadarragh" (PDF). State Care Historic Monuments. Retrieved 16 July 2009.