Ardmore, County Londonderry

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Ardmore
Irish: An tArd Mór[1]
Irish transcription(s)
 • Derivation: Ard Mór
 • Meaning: "Great height"
Ardmore Roman Catholic Church in 2006
Ardmore Roman Catholic Church in 2006
Ardmore is located in Northern Ireland
Ardmore
Ardmore
Ardmore shown within Northern Ireland
Coordinates: 54°57′22″N 7°16′44″W / 54.956°N 7.279°W / 54.956; -7.279Coordinates: 54°57′22″N 7°16′44″W / 54.956°N 7.279°W / 54.956; -7.279
Country Northern Ireland
County Londonderry
Barony Tirkeeran
Civil parish Clondermot
Settlements Ardmore
Government
 • Council Derry City Council
Area[2]
 • Total 204.11 ha (504.38 acres)

Ardmore (from Irish: An tArd Mór, meaning "the great height")[1][3] is a village and townland in County Londonderry, Northern Ireland. In the 2001 Census it had a population of 210. It is within Derry City Council area. Ardmore has a number of sports teams including cricket, football and gaelic football as well as a local golf club.

In the 19th century Ardmore had a bleach-green, the first established in this part of the country, where 25,000 pieces of linen were made yearly.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b [1] Placenames Database of Ireland
  2. ^ Northern Ireland Environment Agency. "NIEA Map Viewer". Retrieved 27 January 2012. 
  3. ^ Placenames NI