Collegeland, County Armagh

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Coordinates: 54°25′30″N 6°39′22″W / 54.425°N 6.656°W / 54.425; -6.656 Collegeland is a semi-rural area in north County Armagh, Northern Ireland. Most of the settlement is within the townlands of Aghinlig and Keenaghan,[1] near the village of Charlemont and just across the River Blackwater, Ulster from Moy, County Tyrone. It is within the Armagh City and District Council area. It had a population of 122 people (42 households) in the 2011 Census.[2]

In the 19th century, the area was the property of famed Irish nationalist politician Charles Stewart Parnell, who deeded it to Trinity College, Dublin - hence the name "Collegeland."

Sport[edit]

The village is home to Collegeland O'Rahilly's Gaelic Athletic Club.They won the Armagh junior championship in 2007 by beating Clady in Armagh (final scores Collegeland 1:09 Clady 0:09).[3]

People[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Placenames NI
  2. ^ "Collegeland". Census 2011 Results. NI Statistics and Research Agency. Retrieved 22 April 2015. 
  3. ^ "Collegeland". www.collegelandorahillys.com. Retrieved 2010-02-07. 


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