#OTD in 1612 – Dungannon, Co Tyrone, is the first of 40 new boroughs to be incorporated.

Historically Tyrone stretched as far north as Lough Foyle, and comprised part of modern day County Derry east of the River Foyle. The majority of County Derry was carved out of Tyrone between 1610 – 1620 when that land went to the Guilds of London to set up profit making schemes based on natural resources […]

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The Celtic Journey

“Do not fall on a bed of sloth, Let not thy intoxication overcome thee; Begin a voyage across the clear sea, If perchance thou mayst reach the land of women.” –The Voyage of Bran There is a tradition in Celtic literature of immrama – stories of sea voyages in which the hero visits various enchanted […]

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#OTD in 1612 – Dungannon, Co Tyrone, is the first of 40 new boroughs to be incorporated.

Historically Tyrone stretched as far north as Lough Foyle, and comprised part of modern day County Derry east of the River Foyle. The majority of County Derry was carved out of Tyrone between 1610 – 1620 when that land went to the Guilds of London to set up profit making schemes based on natural resources […]

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#OTD in 1612 – Dungannon, Co Tyrone, is the first of 40 new boroughs to be incorporated.

Historically Tyrone stretched as far north as Lough Foyle, and comprised part of modern day County Derry east of the River Foyle. The majority of County Derry was carved out of Tyrone between 1610 – 1620 when that land went to the Guilds of London to set up profit making schemes based on natural resources […]

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