Whitecross, County Armagh
|Irish: Corr Leacht|
Whitecross shown within Northern Ireland
|Irish grid reference|
|District||Newry & Mourne|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Dialling code||028, +44 28|
|EU Parliament||Northern Ireland|
|UK Parliament||Newry & Armagh|
Whitecross is a small village in County Armagh, Northern Ireland. It lies within the civil parish of Ballymyre and the townland of Corlat (from Irish: Corr Leacht, meaning "round hill of the monument"). In the 2001 Census it had a population of 285.
It has one public house, which was built in the 1970s on the site of the old police barracks. The original public house stood a few hundred yards away, at the bottom of the Ballymoyer Road. The old creamery was held in high regard and was once noted for producing fine butter and cheese for rich Irish households. It was also one of the earliest co-operatives in the country. The townland of Corlat is one of eight townlands given to the Maor family as reward for keeping the famous Book of Armagh (the name Maor meaning "steward" or "keeper" in Irish). This famous book is now held at Trinity College, Dublin.
- Kingsmills Primary School
- St. Malachy's Primary School
- St. Teresa's Primary School
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