Bellanaleck

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Bellanaleck
  • Irish: Bealach na Leice
Cleenish Church of Ireland, Bellanaleck - geograph.org.uk - 492350.jpg
Cleenish Church of Ireland, Bellanaleck
Bellanaleck is located in Northern Ireland
Bellanaleck
Bellanaleck
Bellanaleck shown within Northern Ireland
Population 213 (2001 Census)
District
County
Country Northern Ireland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district BT
Dialling code 028
EU Parliament Northern Ireland
UK Parliament
NI Assembly
List of places
UK
Northern Ireland
Fermanagh
54°17′42″N 7°38′27″W / 54.2949°N 7.6407°W / 54.2949; -7.6407Coordinates: 54°17′42″N 7°38′27″W / 54.2949°N 7.6407°W / 54.2949; -7.6407

Bellanaleck (from Irish: Bealach na Leice, meaning "pass of the flagstone"[1]) is a small village in County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland. It lies just south of Enniskillen on the main A509 (N3) road from Ballyshannon to Dublin. In the 2001 Census it had a population of 213. It is situated within Fermanagh and Omagh district.

Transport[edit]

Bellanaleck is a stop on the Donegal-Enniskillen-Cavan-Dublin Airport-Dublin Bus Éireann Expressway route 30. There is a coach in each direction every two hours during the day as well as an overnight journey.[2] Services operate daily including Sundays. Ulsterbus route 58 from Enniskillen to Belturbet via Kinawley also serves Bellanaleck several times a day, Mondays to Saturdays.[3]

Demography[edit]

According to the 2001 census, Bellanaleck had a population of 213 people, of these:[citation needed]

  • 21% were from a Catholic background
  • 74% were from a Protestant background
  • 5% were stated as other

People[edit]


References[edit]

  1. ^ Flanagan, Deirdre & Laurence; Irish Place Names, page 182. Gill & Macmillan, 2002. ISBN 0-7171-3396-6
  2. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-09-14. Retrieved 2013-09-28. 
  3. ^ http://www.translink.co.uk/Services/Ulsterbus-Service-Page/Routes--Timetables/All-Timetables1/Ulsterbus-Service-58-Outbound/