Place:Donemana, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland

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NameDonemana
TypeTown
Located inCounty Tyrone, Northern Ireland


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Donemana or Dunnamanagh (named after the townland of Dunnamanagh) is a small village in County Tyrone, Northern Ireland. It is 7 miles or 11 kilometres north-east of Strabane, on the banks of the Burn Dennett and at the foothills of the Sperrins. It is the largest of the thirteen villages in the Strabane District Council area and had a population of 593 in the 2001 Census.

Other anglicised spellings of its name include Dun[n]amana[gh] and Don[n]amana[gh].

History

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The village was established in the early 17th century as part of the Plantation of Ulster, instigated by James I in 1609. Land in the area was granted to John Drummond who established the village; building a bawn (an enclosed, fortified farmyard, designed as a place of refuge for settlers in case of attack), 10 wicker-work houses, and a watermill for grinding corn.

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