Corbet Lough in 2009
|Population||107 (2011 Census)|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Dialling code||028 40|
|EU Parliament||Northern Ireland|
Corbet (from Irish: An Carbad, meaning "the jaw/boulder") is a small village and townland (of 618 acres) in County Down, Northern Ireland, 5 km east of Banbridge. It is situated in the civil parish of Magherally and the historic barony of Iveagh Lower, Lower Half. It lies within the Banbridge District. It had a population of 107 people (39 households) in the 2011 Census. (2001 Census: 95 people)
Places of interest
- Corbet Lough is a reservoir and important angling lake with the 70 acre trout fishery controlled by Banbridge Angling Club. Facilities at the Lough include a boating dock and jetty and numerous fishing stands.
- The River Bann also flows nearby.
The Great Northern Railway
The station was opened on 1 March 1880.
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- "Banbridge Angling Club - Corbet Lough". Discover Northern Ireland. Archived from the original on 20 April 2015. Retrieved 30 April 2015.
- "Corbet station" (PDF). Railscot - Irish Railways. Retrieved 6 May 2012.
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