Ballycraigy

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Ballycraigy Bonfire Entrance to the Loyalist Ballycraigy housing estate in Antrim with the annual 11th of July bonfire ready to be lit.

Ballycraigy is a mainly loyalist housing estate in Antrim, about 10 miles north of Belfast, Northern Ireland.

Ballycraigy has its own band "Ballycraigy Sons of Ulster" with Purple/Lilac attire for their uniform. The ballycraigy estate is made up of the mostly Protestant religion group. Every July 12th many of them celebrate by lighting a bonfire in the centre of the estate. The bonfire for 2006 was the largest in Northern Ireland.

Census[edit]

According to the census for ballycraigy ward the estate has approximately 865 Residents.

Coordinates: 54°42′31″N 6°10′41″W / 54.70861°N 6.17806°W / 54.70861; -6.17806