|Irish: Loch gCaol|
St Patrick's Catholic church
Loughguile shown within Northern Ireland
|Irish grid reference|
|– Belfast||46 mi (74 km)|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Dialling code||028, +44 28|
|EU Parliament||Northern Ireland|
|UK Parliament||North Antrim|
|NI Assembly||North Antrim|
Loughguile (// lokh-GEEL; derived from from Irish: Loch gCaol, meaning "thin lake"), also spelt Loughgiel or Loughgeel, is a small village and civil parish in County Antrim, Northern Ireland.Situated 8 miles east of Ballymoney is within the Ballymoney Borough Council area, and is at the edge of the Glens of Antrim. In the 2001 Census it had a population of 2,321.
The local school is St Patrick's Primary School.
The hurling team, Loughgiel Shamrocks, is the only team in Ulster to have won the All-Ireland Senior Club Hurling Championship, doing so in 1983 and 2012. The club also currently has the highest number of county titles in Antrim (18).
- Bishop Henry Henry (1846–1908) was from Loughguile.
- Cahal Daly (1917–2009), Bishop of Down and Connor and Cardinal Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of all Ireland, was from Loughguile.
- Monsignor Sean Connolly, Vicar General of the Diocese of Down and Connor, is from Loughgiel
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- Placenames Database of Ireland (see archival records)