Ballyrashane

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Coordinates: 55°08′31″N 6°36′18″W / 55.142°N 6.605°W / 55.142; -6.605

Ballyrashane Presbyterian Church in 2006

Ballyrashane (from Irish: Baile Ráth Seain) is a small village and civil parish outside Coleraine, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland. The civil parish of Ballyrashane covers areas of County Antrim (in the historic barony of Dunluce Lower), as well as County Londonderry (in the historic barony of North East Liberties of Coleraine).[1] It is part of Causeway Coast and Glens district.

It is well known for its creamery, Ballyrashane Creamery, which processes milk, butter and cheese for shops and supermarkets all over Ireland and Europe.

Ballyrashane Coronation Football Club founded in 2009 play out of the "Coronation Club" in Ballyrashane.[citation needed]

Ballyrashane Flute Band recently celebrated their 100th year (2008).[2] They are a traditional "First Flute" marching band, and are known locally as "The White Army" due to their distinctive uniform.

Civil parish of Ballyrashane[edit]

Townlands[edit]

The civil parish contains the following townlands:[1]

A[edit]

Articrunaght North, Articrunaght South

B[edit]

Ballindreen Irish, Ballindreen Scotch, Ballynag Lower, Ballynag Upper, Ballyrock Irish, Ballyrock Scotch, Ballyvelton Lower, Ballyvelton Upper, Ballyversall, Ballywatt East, Ballywatt Leggs, Ballywatt West

C[edit]

Carnglass Beg, Carnglass More, Cloyfin South

G[edit]

Glebe, Gorticloghan

I[edit]

Island Effrick North, Island Effrick South

K[edit]

Kilmoyle, Kirkistown, Knocknakeeragh

L[edit]

Lisnagalt, Lisnarick, Lisnisk, Liswatty Lower, Liswatty Upper

O[edit]

Oldtown, Outhill

R[edit]

Revallagh North, Revallagh South, Risk

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Ballyrashane". IreAtlas Townlands Database. Retrieved 15 April 2015. 
  2. ^ Newsletter - Flute band leads the way in Coleraine