Is Carryduff a town?

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Is Carryduff a town?

Carryduff (from Irish: Ceathrú Aodha Dhuibh, meaning “Black Hugh’s quarter”) is a small town and townland in County Down, Northern Ireland, about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) south of Belfast city centre. It had a population of 6,947 people in the 2011 Census.

Is carryduff Catholic or Protestant?

47.55% of the population were male and 52.45% were female. 49.55% were from a Catholic background and 42.44% were from a Protestant or Other Christian (including Christian related) background.

Is Lisburn in Co Antrim?

It is 8 mi (13 km) southwest of Belfast city centre, on the River Lagan, which forms the boundary between County Antrim and County Down….Lisburn.

Lisburn Irish: Lios na gCearrbhach
District Lisburn and Castlereagh
County County Antrim County Down
Country Northern Ireland
Sovereign state United Kingdom

Is Bangor Catholic or Protestant?

2011 Census 52.14% of the usually resident population were female and 47.86% were male; 74.84% belong to or were brought up in a ‘Protestant and Other Christian (including Christian related)’ religion and 11.99% belong to or were brought up in the Catholic Christian faith.

When was Lisburn Health Centre built?

1978
Hamill joined the practice as a Registrar, later becoming a partner. It had by then become obvious that the original premises with coal fires, and no lift was becoming unsuitable, and this in combination with the Government drive to health centres resulted in the building of Lisburn Heath Centre which opened in 1978.

When did Lisnagarvey become Lisburn?

1662
In the records, the name Lisburn appears to supersede Lisnagarvey around 1662. One theory is that it comes from the Irish lios (‘ringfort’) and the Scots burn (‘stream’). Some speculate that -burn refers to the burning of the town during the Irish Rebellion of 1641, but there is evidence of earlier use.

How big is Ballycastle?

Ballycastle had a population of 5,237 at the 2011 census. It was the seat and main settlement of the old Moyle District Council.

How many people live in Carryduff, Northern Ireland?

Carryduff (from Irish: Ceathrú Aodha Dhuibh, meaning “Black Hugh’s quarter”) is a small town and townland in County Down, Northern Ireland, about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) south of Belfast city centre. It had a population of 6,961 people in the 2011 Census. Most of the settlement lies within the townland of Carryduff,…

Where did the development of Carryduff take place?

Development along one side of the northbound A24 took place adjacent to the Immaculate Heart of Mary Roman Catholic Church and St Joseph’s Primary School, with the Knockbracken Reservoir on the other side. The 1980s saw expansion continue with Carryduff becoming a commuter town for Belfast workers.

Where do the football teams play in Carryduff?

Carryduff also has 2 local men’s football teams who all play from Lough Moss pitches in the town, they are Carryduff Carryduff Colts F.C. and Carryduff Athletic F.C. In 2018, the disused Carryduff reservoir has become Ireland’s largest aqua park, offering a range of water based activities.

Why was Carryduff chosen for an overspill site?

The good road connections (note that Carryduff was never at any time connected to the Irish rail network) and proximity to Belfast made the town an ideal site for overspill development from the city in the 1960s.

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