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THE WEST TYRONE HISTORICAL SOCIETY
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Our society has been in existence for over 30 years and has a dedicated following.

The society membership

The West Tyrone Historical Society serves primarily the western portion of county Tyrone, in Northern Ireland. The main town of the area is Omagh; other towns and villages include Strabane, Newtownstewart, Castlederg, Fintona,  Plumbridge, Gortin, Drumquin, Dromore, Trillick, Carrickmore and Beragh.

The society organises monthly lectures and occasional outings to places of historic interest. There is also an annual outing to more distant locations within the north of Ireland. The lectures are held at 8.00pm , usually on the last Wednesday of the month, at the Ulster American Folk Park near Omagh. New members are always welcome.

Membership of the society is open to everyone, especially those who are interested in the history, folklore and archaeology of the west Tyrone area.

Further details of events and information about the society may be obtained from The Secretary, W.T.H.S, Ulster American Folk Park,
2 Mellon Road,
Castletown,
Omagh


email westtyronehistory@gmail.com

Objectives of the Society

  1. The study and encouragement of public interest in the history, folklore, archaeology and antiquities of the area.
  2. The publication of occasional research papers on the above topics and the establishment of a society archive.