Bready

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St John's (Church of Ireland) Church, Dunnalong, Bready

Bready (from Irish: An Bhréadaigh)[1] is a small village in County Tyrone, Northern Ireland. In the 2001 Census it had a population of 93 people. It lies within the Strabane District Council area.[2]

Churches[edit]

  • St John's (Church of Ireland) Church, Dunnalong, built in 1865 and with a steeply pitched roof, is a Grade B1 listed building situated on the main Derry to Strabane road in Bready.[3][4]
  • Bready Reformed Presbyterian Church

Sport[edit]

Bready Cricket Club first entered junior league and cup competitions in the North-West of Ireland in 1938. To mark the opening of a new pavilion in 1987 a Viv Richards XI played an Ian Botham XI at Bready. In 1996 the club won the North West Senior Cup.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bready". Placenames Database of Ireland. Retrieved 16 January 2011. 
  2. ^ "Bready". NI Neighbourhood Information System, Gazeteer of Settlements. Retrieved 16 January 2011. 
  3. ^ "St John's Church of Ireland Church". Department of the Environment NI Buildings Database. Retrieved 16 January 2011. 
  4. ^ "Dunnalong Church of Ireland". Bready Ancestry. Retrieved 16 January 2011. 
  5. ^ "About Bready Cricket Club". Bready Cricket Club. Retrieved 16 January 2011. 

Coordinates: 54°54′55″N 7°25′11″W / 54.91528°N 7.41972°W / 54.91528; -7.41972