Aghacarnaghan

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Aghacarnaghan
  • Irish: Achadh Carnánach
County
Country Northern Ireland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Police Northern Ireland
Fire Northern Ireland
Ambulance Northern Ireland
EU Parliament Northern Ireland
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UK
Northern Ireland
Antrim
Aghacarnaghan townland in 2007

Aghacarnaghan is a townland in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. It is situated in the historic barony of Toome Upper and the civil parish of Duneane and covers an area of 279 acres[1]

The name derives from the Irish: Achadh Cearnachain (Kernaghan's field).[2]

The population of the townland decreased during the 19th century:[3][4]

Year 1841 1851 1861 1871 1881 1891
Population 193 168 156 125 97 87
Houses 35 31 29 27 23 22

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Aghacarnaghan". IreAtlas Townland Database. Retrieved 13 May 2013. 
  2. ^ "Aghacarnaghan". Place Names NI. Retrieved 13 May 2013. 
  3. ^ "Census of Ireland 1851". Enhanced Parliamentary Papers on Ireland. Retrieved 13 May 2013. 
  4. ^ "Census of Ireland 1891". Enhanced Parliamentary Papers on Ireland. Retrieved 13 May 2013.