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County Tyrone, Ireland

county tyroneTyrone derives its name from the gaelic word 'Tír Eoghain' meaning the territory of Eoghan, a son of Niall of the Nine Hostages.

Tyrone has a rich historic heritage - interesting visitor attractions include The Ulster-American Folk Park which tell the story of Northern Ireland's unique contribution to the New World, and the Ulster History Park tracing the human history of Ulster from its earliest settlers.

The Sperrin Mountains pervade the Tyrone scenic view while Benburb Valley Park shows ruins of Benburb Castle and give the opportunity for walks along the River Blackwater.

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