Cabra, County Down

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Cabra is located in County Down
Cabra shown within County Down
Country Northern Ireland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town NEWRY
Police Northern Ireland
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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 proud 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.

"Townland stones" have been erected to keep Cabra in touch with its local heritage. 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, a community hall and plenty of scenic views for tourists to take in.