Dunloy (from Irish: Dún Lathaí, meaning "fort of the muddy/marshy place") is a village and townland in the Borough of Ballymoney, County Antrim, Northern Ireland. It is between Ballymena (18 kilometres to the south) and Ballymoney (10 kilometres to the north west). It had a population of 1,071 people in the 2001 Census, a gain of 21% since 1991.
For more information see The Troubles in Dunloy, which includes a list of incidents in Dunloy during the Troubles resulting in two or more fatalities.
Since 1996 residents have shown opposition to Loyal Order parades in Dunloy.Parades are currently prohibited from entering the centre of the village. Loyalists in nearby Ballymena counter protested to this by holding weekly protests at a Catholic chapel situated in the predominately loyalist Harryville area of Ballymena. These protests have since ended.There have been many attacks on the local Orange Hall. On 12 July 2005, locals blocked the road in an attempt to stop the Orange Order from marching through the village. It is also home to Dooey's Cairn. Dooey’s Cairn is a Neolithic tomb dating from c.4000-2000 BC. 
Dunloy is classified as a village by the NI Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA) (i.e. with population between 1,000 and 2,250 people. On Census day (29 April 2001) there were 1,071 people living in Dunloy. Of these:
- 31.4% were aged under 16 and 11.1% were aged 60 and over
- 48.7% of the population were male and 51.3% were female
- 97.1% were from a Catholic background and 2.9% were from a Protestant background
- 2.9% of people aged 16–74 were unemployed.
- For more details see: NI Neighbourhood Information Service
- Placenames NI
- Placenames Database of Ireland
- "Areas of Contention" CAIN website
- "No deal in Dunloy for parades now or in the future" Ballymoney Times 10 February 2010
- "The town where hatred burns stronger than hope in Ballymena"The Independent 8 December 1996
- Draft Northern Area Plan 2016
- Culture Northern Ireland