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Tyrone

Tyrone (including Cookstown, Dungannon, Omagh and Strabane) is in Northern Ireland. It has a population of around 178,000 and covers approximately 326,000 hectares. Here is a list of nearby or neighbouring counties: Armagh, Fermanagh, Londonderry.


Brian ONolan

(Born 1911 in Strabane in Tyrone), Fiction

A twentieth century Irish novelist. Some of his notable works include, The Hard Life, The Dalkey Archive, At Swim-Two-Birds, He used the pseudonym Flann OBrien.

William Forbes Marshall

(Born 1888 in Sixmilecross in Tyrone), Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry

Marshall was a prolific author, broadcaster and Presbyterian Minister from Sixmilecross. He had a great knowledge of Mid Ulster English and wrote Ulster Sails West, about Ulster people settling in America.

William Carleton

(Born 1794 in Clogher in Tyrone), Fiction

Carleton was a prolific Irish novelist. Writing between 1829 and 1862. There was a book written about him in 1896 called The Life of William Carleton.