Killean, County Armagh
Killeen shown within Northern Ireland
|Population||75 (2001 Census)|
|Irish grid reference|
|– Belfast||38 mi (61 km)|
|– Dublin||67 mi (108 km)|
|District||Newry and Mourne|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Postcode district||BT34, BT35|
|EU Parliament||Northern Ireland|
|UK Parliament||Newry and Armagh|
|NI Assembly||Newry and Armagh|
Killean or Killeen[nb 1] (from Irish: Cillín) is a small village and townland in the civil parish of Killeavy, County Armagh, Northern Ireland. It lies about four miles (6.5 km) south of Newry, near the border with the Republic of Ireland. In the 2001 Census, it had a population of 75 people. It lies within the Newry and Mourne District Council area. Máire Drumm, an early vice-president of Sinn Féin, was from the village.
The sole school within the village is Killean Primary School.
Places of worship
The primary place of worship in the village is St. Michael's Chapel, a Roman Catholic church.
- "Killeen" is the official name of the townland.
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