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Douglas Bridge Post officeDouglas Bridge is a tiny village on the west side of the River Mourne near Strabane in County Tyrone, Northern Ireland. In the 2001 Census it had a population of 81 people. It lies within the Strabane District Council area.

The bridge is over the Douglas Burn, the name of which is an interesting derivation from the original Irish. Droichead na D˙ghlaise, 'Bridge of the Black Stream.'

The poem - Ballad of Douglas Bridge by Francis Carlin - appears in Anthology of Irish Verse, 1922, by Padraic Colum.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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