Aghacommon

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Aghacommon
Irish: Achadh Camán
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St Patrick's Catholic church in Aghacommon
Aghacommon is located in Northern Ireland
Aghacommon
 Aghacommon shown within Northern Ireland
Irish grid reference J035601
   – Belfast 20 mi (32 km)  
District Craigavon
County County Armagh
Country Northern Ireland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town CRAIGAVON
Postcode district BT66
EU Parliament Northern Ireland
UK Parliament Upper Bann
NI Assembly Upper Bann
List of places
UK
Northern Ireland
Armagh

Coordinates: 54°28′05″N 6°22′59″W / 54.468°N 6.383°W / 54.468; -6.383

Aghacommon (from Irish: Achadh Camán)[1] is a small village and townland in north County Armagh, Northern Ireland. It lies between Derrymacash (to the northwest), Lurgan (to the east) and Craigavon (to the south). The M1 motorway and Dublin–Belfast railway line are on either side. The village covers the townlands of Aghacommon and Ballynamony.

Aghacommon has a Catholic church and primary school, both named St Patrick's. At the southern edge of the village is Craigavon lakes and Tannaghmore Animal Farm. The animal farm, which is open to the public, inholds rare and endangered farm animals that were once widespread in Ulster. There is also a farming museum on the site.[2]

Census 2011 Details[edit]

Aghacommon lies within the Derrytrasna electoral ward and Derrytrasna 1 'super output area'. On Census Day, 2011, the resident population of Derrytrasna was 2896. Of this population:[3]

93% Of The Population Was From a Roman Catholic Background

2% Of The Population Was From a Protestant Background

61% Of The Population Was Aged 18 – 75

35% Of The Population Was Aged 0 – 18

4% Of The Population Was Aged 75+

42% Of The Population Were Female

58% Of The Population Were Male

28% Of The Population Were Unemployed

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