Cabra, County Down

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Sheep grazing land west of St Marys Chapel, Cabra (geograph 3326654).jpg
Sheep grazing land west of St Marys Chapel, Cabra
Cabra is located in County Down
Location within County Down
CountryNorthern Ireland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townNEWRY
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Northern Ireland
54°13′37″N 6°03′58″W / 54.227°N 6.066°W / 54.227; -6.066Coordinates: 54°13′37″N 6°03′58″W / 54.227°N 6.066°W / 54.227; -6.066

Cabra is a large townland in County Down, Northern Ireland. It is in the parish of Clonduff and is situated approximately two miles from Hilltown, Rathfriland and Kilcoo. Cabra has a tradition of farming, with the three most common farming methods in Cabra being: sheep farming/breeding, crop growing (corn, barley etc.) and cow farming/breeding.[citation needed]

"Townland stones" have been erected to keep Cabra in touch with its local heritage.[citation needed] Cabra has one primary school, St.Pauls; which has around 65 children attending. Altogether Cabra has around 150 residents living within its boundaries, with a small post office, one church, and a community hall.[citation needed]