Ballyskeagh (from Irish: Baile Sceach, meaning "townland of thorn bushes") is a small village and townland situated between Lambeg and Drumbeg in County Down, Northern Ireland. In the 2001 Census it had a population of 186 people. It lies within the Lagan Valley Regional Park and the Lisburn City Council area.
Places of interest
- Ballyskeagh Bridge, a sandstone arched bridge situated over the Lagan Canal, was built between 1760 and 1779 by Thomas Omer, engineer in charge of the canal. It is a listed building.
- McIlroy Park, connecting the Lagan towpath to Ballyskeagh and Dunmurry, was named after local footballer Jimmy McIlroy.
- The Lock Keeper’s House, also built between 1760 and 1779, is a privately owned listed building.
- To the west of the Lock Keeper’s House, an enclosure, probably a rath, is situated.
Ballyskeagh is the home of New Grosvenor Stadium, the football stadium of Lisburn Distillery F.C., which is also used as a greyhound racing stadium under the name Drumbo Park.