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Tullaghoge Fort

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Tullywiggan Road Tullahogue, Cookstown, County Tyrone,
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Dating from the 11th century, an ancient dynastic centre, coronation and burial place.

Tullaghoge Fort was a royal power centre which came to historical prominence in the 11th Century when it was a dynastic centre and inaugural place for Cenel nEogain (later the O’Neills). It is a polygonal embanked enclosure, separated from an outer bank by a wide flat space and no outer ditch. From its hilltop position, it commands wide views of the area and is visible for miles around. The site was abandoned by 1622.

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