World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article


Article Id: WHEBN0004857634
Reproduction Date:

Title: Plumbridge  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: County Tyrone, List of places in County Tyrone, WikiProject Northern Ireland/Log, List of dirt track ovals in the United Kingdom, Liscloon
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia


Bridge over the Glenelly River

Plumbridge is a small village in County Tyrone, Northern Ireland. It is a crossroads village, standing on the banks of the Glenelly River. In the 2001 Census it had a population of 267 people. It lies within the Strabane District Council area.[1]

Most of the village is on the northern bank of the Glenelly River, within the townland of Glencoppagh.[2] However, some of it lies on the southern bank, within the townland of Lisnacreaght.[3]


  • Religion 1
  • Sport 2
  • History 3
  • See also 4
  • References 5


The Roman Catholic church is Sacred Heart Church, a Grade B2 listed building,[4] and the Presbyterian church is Church, Plumbridge. The village's nearest Church of Ireland church is Upper Badoney Parish Church, a few miles up the Glenelly valley. The site of Upper Badoney is associated with Christianity since the days of St Patrick.


The local Gaelic Athletic Association club, Glenelly St. Joseph's, was established in 1981. There are ladies teams and men's teams. It is commonly referred to as Glenelly.[5]


Among the notable persons that have come from Plumbridge are John McCullough, of Trinity College Dublin, American frontiersman Robert Campbell, and Minnesota legislator Robert Campbell Dunn.[6] In 2012 the Royal Black Institution held its annual Black Saturday parade in Plumbridge for the first time since 1958.[7]

See also


  1. ^ "Plumbridge". NI Neighbourhood Information System, Gazeteer of Settlements. Retrieved 16 January 2011. 
  2. ^ Placenames NI: Glencoppogagh
  3. ^ Placenames NI: Lisnacreaght
  4. ^ "Sacred Heart Church, Plumbridge". Department of the Environment NI Buildings Database. Retrieved 16 January 2011. 
  5. ^ "About us". Glenelly St. Joseph's GAC. Retrieved 2009-02-25. 
  6. ^
  7. ^ "On march for Last Saturday" The Newsletter 24 August 2012 Retrieved 16 September 2012
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.

Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Hawaii eBook Library are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.