Is Ballymoney Catholic or Protestant?

Is Ballymoney Catholic or Protestant?

Ballymoney (borough)

Ballymoney Borough Buirg Bhaile Monaidh
Area 418 km2 (161 sq mi) Ranked 17th of 26
District HQ Ballymoney
Catholic 31.8%
Protestant 63.1%

What does Ballymoney mean in Irish?

townland of the moor
Ballymoney (Irish: Baile Monaidh [ˌbˠalʲə ˈmˠɔnˠə], meaning ‘townland of the moor’) is a small town and civil parish in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. It is within the Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council area.

What county is ballymoney in?

county Antrim
Ballymoney is a market and post town, a parish and the head of a union. Its partly in the northeast liberties of Coleraine, county Londonderry and partly in the barony of Kilconway, but mostly in the barony of Upper Dunluce, county Antrim.

Is Antrim in Republic of Ireland?

County Antrim (named after the town of Antrim, from Irish: Aontroim, meaning ‘lone ridge’) is one of six counties that form Northern Ireland….County Antrim.

County Antrim Contae Aontroma (Irish) Coontie Antrìm (Scots)
Region Northern Ireland
Province Ulster
Established c. 1400
County town Antrim

Is Londonderry Catholic or Protestant?

Religious Segregation Although Derry was originally an almost exclusively Protestant city, it has become increasingly Catholic over recent centuries. At the last (1991) census, the population of the Derry Local Government District was approximately 69% Catholic.

Why is Ballymoney called Cowtown?

Some say Ballymoney got its nickname ‘Cow Town’ from the fact that so many cowboy films were shown at the old cinema on High Street. The old cinema in Ballymoney was called the Palladium and opened in 1937.

Why is it called Ballybogey?

The name of the townland of Ballybogy is recorded as Baillvogy c. There is an area of rough moorland in the east of the townland and Ballybogy seems to form a ‘contrast name’ with the name of the neighbouring townland of Ballycregagh which derives from Irish An Baile Creagach ‘the rocky townland’.

What council area is Ballymoney in?

Causeway Coast
Ballymoney Borough Council is the local authority of Ballymoney in Northern Ireland. It is set to merge with Coleraine Borough Council, Limavady Borough Council and Moyle District Council in May 2015 under local government reorganisation in Northern Ireland to become Causeway Coast and Glens District Council.

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 County Antrim in Northern or Southern Ireland?

Antrim, former (until 1973) county, northeastern Northern Ireland, occupying an area of 1,176 square miles (3,046 square km), across the 13-mile- (21-kilometre-) wide North Channel from the Mull of Kintyre in Scotland.

What province is Antrim in?


Where is the civil parish of Ballymoney located?

Guide to Ballymoney Civil Parish, County Antrim, Northern Ireland ancestry, family history, and genealogy. Parish registers, transcripts, baptism records, marriage records, and burial records. The following information is a starting point for records about the civil parish of Ballymoney.

Where can I find Ballymoney Borough Council burial registers?

Ballymoney Borough Council burial registers Business directories for the district Births, deaths and marriages for the Borough of Ballymoney. These may be accessed at the General Registry Office of Northern Ireland.

How many people live in the town of Ballymoney?

It is bounded to the west by the River Bann and to the east by the uplands of the Antrim Plateau. The Borough is home to 26,000 people, with the town of Ballymoney as the main population centre with approximately 10-12,000 inhabitants.

What are the benefits of the Ballymoney ancestry project?

The benefits of the website are widespread and Ballymoney Borough Council is extremely satisfied with what has been achieved so far. Not only will it assist visitors with their research into local genealogy archives, it is also expected to lead to an increase in North Antrim tourism.