Barmeen

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Coordinates: 55°07′34″N 6°04′16″W / 55.126°N 6.071°W / 55.126; -6.071

Barmeen is a townland in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. It is located at the foot of Glendun, one of the nine Glens of Antrim, west of Cushendun and north of Knocknacarry. It is situated in the historic barony of Cary and the civil parish of Culfeightrin and covers 59 acres.[1]

The name derives from the Irish: Barr min (smooth top).[2] The population of the townland declined during the 19th century:[3][4]

Year 1841 1851 1861 1871 1881 1891
Population 35 43 47 40 21 26
Houses 5 7 6 6 5 5

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  1. ^ "Barmeen". IreAtlas Townland Database. Retrieved 10 May 2013. 
  2. ^ "Barmeen". Place Names NI. Retrieved 10 May 2013. 
  3. ^ "Census of Ireland 1851". Enhanced Parliamentary Papers on Ireland. Retrieved 10 May 2013. 
  4. ^ "Census of Ireland 1891". Enhanced Parliamentary Papers on Ireland. Retrieved 10 May 2013.