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Subject: List of places in County Tyrone
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Coordinates: 54°50′10″N 7°16′52″W / 54.836°N 7.281°W / 54.836; -7.281

Altishane or Altishahane (from Irish: Allt Inse Uí Chatháin, meaning "glen of Ó Catháin's islet")[1] is a small settlement and townland in County Tyrone, Northern Ireland. It lies near Strabane, between Plumbridge and Donemana. It is situated in the historic barony of Strabane Lower and the civil parish of Donaghedy and covers an area of 744 acres.[2] There is one primary school, Altishane Primary School.

The population of the townland increased slightly overall during the 19th century:[3][4]

Year 1841 1851 1861 1871 1881 1891
Population 132 122 115 140 145 138
Houses 22 19 25 25 24 24


Altishane's local Gaelic Athletic Association football team is called Clann Na nGael.

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