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St Patrick's Roman Catholic church, Aghacommon
Aghacommon is located in Northern Ireland
Location within Northern Ireland
Irish grid referenceJ035601
• Belfast20 mi (32 km)
CountryNorthern Ireland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Postcode districtBT66
EU ParliamentNorthern Ireland
UK Parliament
NI Assembly
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Northern Ireland
54°28′05″N 6°22′59″W / 54.468°N 6.383°W / 54.468; -6.383Coordinates: 54°28′05″N 6°22′59″W / 54.468°N 6.383°W / 54.468; -6.383

Aghacommon (from Irish: Achadh Camán)[1] is a small village and townland in north County Armagh, Northern Ireland. It lies between Derrymacash (to the northwest), Lurgan (to the east) and Craigavon (to the south). The M1 motorway and Dublin–Belfast railway line are on either side. The village covers the townlands of Aghacommon and Ballynamony.

Aghacommon has a Catholic church and primary school, both named for Saint Patrick. At the southern edge of the village is Craigavon lakes and Tannaghmore Animal Farm. The animal farm, which is open to the public, holds rare and endangered farm animals that were once widespread in Ulster. There is a farming museum on the site.[citation needed]

Census 2011 Details[edit]

Aghacommon lies within the Derrytrasna electoral ward and Derrytrasna 1 "super output area".[clarification needed] On Census Day, 2011, the resident population of Derrytrasna was 2896. Of this population:[2]

  • 93% - Roman Catholic
  • 2% - Protestant
  • 4% - aged 75+
  • 61% - aged 18–75
  • 35% - aged 0–18
  • 42% - female
  • 58% - male
  • 28% - unemployed