Bleary

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Coordinates: 54°25′23″N 6°20′42″W / 54.423025°N 6.344948°W / 54.423025; -6.344948

Bleary
Irish: Bladhraigh
Bleary is located in Northern Ireland
Bleary
Bleary
 Bleary shown within Northern Ireland
Population 600 
(estimate based on 2001 census)
Irish grid reference J073540
    - Belfast 24 mi (39 km)  
District Craigavon
County County Down
Country Northern Ireland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town CRAIGAVON
Postcode district BT63
BT66
Dialling code 028
EU Parliament Northern Ireland
UK Parliament Upper Bann
NI Assembly Upper Bann
Website www.craigavon.gov.uk
List of places
UK
Northern Ireland
Down

Bleary (likely from Irish: Bladhraigh)[1] is a small village and townland in County Down,[1][2] Northern Ireland. It is near the County Armagh border and the settlements of Craigavon, Lurgan and Portadown. In the 2011 Census its population was counted as part of Craigavon.[3] It lies within the Craigavon Borough Council area.

History[edit]

The Troubles[edit]

For more information see The Troubles in Bleary, which includes a list of incidents in Bleary during the Troubles resulting in two or more deaths.

Education[edit]

  • Bleary Primary School [4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Placenames NI
  2. ^ Placenames Database of Ireland
  3. ^ http://www.nisra.gov.uk/Census/pop_2_2011.pdf
  4. ^ http://www.goodschoolsguide.co.uk/schools/123087/bleary-primary-school

See also[edit]