Bendooragh

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Coordinates: 55°02′53″N 6°33′04″W / 55.048°N 6.551°W / 55.048; -6.551 Bendooragh (likely from Irish: Bun Dúraí, meaning "bottomland of black soil")[1] is a small village and townland in County Antrim, Northern Ireland, 2 12 miles (4.0 km) south west of Ballymoney. In the 2001 Census it had a population of three hundred and three people. It is situated in Borough of Ballymoney.

The village is located at the edge of the Ballymoney/Coleraine Green Belt and developed over the post-war period from a crossroads cluster at the junction of the Bann, Drumahiskey and Bendooragh Roads. During the 1950s public authority housing was built and in the past decade private housing has also been completed. A shop, post office, Orange Hall and fabrication works are located within the hamlet, and there is a church and church hall just outside on the Bann Road.

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  1. ^ Placenames NI

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