Cappagh (derive|Irish|Ceapach|tillage plot) is a small
villagein County Tyronein Northern Ireland. It is situated between Pomeroy and Ballygawleyand Galbally and Carrickmore, with the small village of Galbally about one mile away to the east. Most of the land around Cappagh is farmland while a quarry is situated just outside the village.
There is also a small rural parish in the west of county Limerick called Cappagh. For more information on Cappagh in West Limerick, see [http://www.cappagh.org/ Cappagh Community Website] or [http://www.limerickdioceseheritage.org/Cappagh.htm Limerick Diocesan Heritage Project website on Cappagh Parish]
Places of interest
*Cappagh Mountain - The village is located on a hillside and immediately behind it stands
Cappagh Mountain(948Ft). The area around Cappagh has fine mountain scenery where the land is a mixture of rural pastures and bog. These bog and peat lands still provide turf for the older generation of the area.
Altmoreon the right hand side of the road is King James's Well. A little further on was once a small house that occupied some of the finest miniature model houses and castles in Northern Ireland.
*Cappagh Monument - In the middle of the village is a monument to local people who were killed by the
British Armyduring The Troubles. It features a stone figure of a soldier, in front of a number of stone plaques commemorating various aspects of the conflict, such as the hunger strike of 1981 and local Republican guerrillas who died. The focal point is the plaque for the "Loughgall Martyrs" - eight Provisional IRAmembers who died in an ambush during the conflict. Four of these men came from the Cappagh area.
*Old School - A single building inscribed with ‘old school’ is situated away from the main road. Now converted into a home, it catered for the education needs for children of the surrounding area during the 1930s and 1940s.
For more information see
The Troubles in Cappagh, which includes a list of incidents in Cappagh during the Troubles resulting in two or more fatalities.
Thomas Mellon: US industrialist born nearby.
Robert Patterson: US soldier and industrialist
Martin Hurson: PIRA Volunteer who died on the 1981 Hunger Strikein Long Keshprison.
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