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Tullyhogue Fort

John Gregg investigates an ancient Celtic site near Cookstown, where Irish Chieftains were taken to receive their crowns

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Tullyhogue Fort close to the town of Cookstown in Co.Tyrone is one of the most important historical sites in Ireland. This is where the old Irish chieftains of Ulster were crowned.

 

Picture of Tommy Shields in tropical kit taken in the Red Sea just before war was declared in 1939Tullyhogue Fort
The mysterious Tullyhogue Fort, Cookstown, Co.Tyrone

YP&M reporter John Gregg met up with Tony McCance for the Burnavon Theatre/Cookstown Council who hopes to improve access to the site and Monsignor Murray - who lives and ministers in Cookstown and has a passion for the 1000 year history of the site.

 

Audio Clip : John chats with Monsignor Murray and Tony McCance

 

 

Weblinks

Triskelle - more on Tullyhogue

Tullyhogue's own website

Wikipedia on Tullyhogue

 

 

 

 


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