Derrycrin

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Derrycrin or Derrychrin (perhaps from Irish: Doire Críon, meaning "withered oak-grove"),[1] is a small village in County Tyrone, Northern Ireland. It is part of the parish of Ballinderry and is near the western shore of Lough Neagh. The Ballinderry River is a short distance north of the village and marks the boundary between counties Tyrone and Londonderry.

Education[edit]

Derrycrin Primary is the local Catholic primary school which caters to children aged four to 11.

Nearby secondary schools include:

  • St. Mary's, Magherafelt
  • Rainey Endowed, Magherafelt
  • St Pius', Magherafelt
  • Sperrin Integrated, Magherafelt
  • Holy Trinity, Cookstown

Sport[edit]

Gaelic football and camogie are the biggest sports in Derrycrin and Ballinderry. The local GAA club is the Ballinderry Shamrocks.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Placenames Database of Ireland: Derrycrin

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 54°39′12″N 6°33′39″W / 54.65333°N 6.56083°W / 54.65333; -6.56083