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Boats on the Corbet Lough near Banbridge - - 1400592.jpg
Corbet Lough in 2009
Corbet is located in County Down
Location within County Down
Population107 (2011 Census)
CountryNorthern Ireland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Postcode districtBT32
Dialling code028 40
EU ParliamentNorthern Ireland
List of places
Northern Ireland
54°12′N 6°07′W / 54.20°N 6.12°W / 54.20; -6.12Coordinates: 54°12′N 6°07′W / 54.20°N 6.12°W / 54.20; -6.12

Corbet (from Irish: An Carbad, meaning "the jaw/boulder")[1] 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.[2] It lies within the Banbridge District. It had a population of 107 people (39 households) in the 2011 Census.[3] (2001 Census: 95 people)

Places of interest[edit]

  • 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.[4]
  • The River Bann also flows nearby.

The Great Northern Railway[edit]

Corbet railway station was on the extensive Great Northern Railway (Ireland) system.

The station was opened on 1 March 1880.[5]

The station closed on 2 May 1955. This action took place under the Ulster Transport Authority, cutting Newcastle, County Down from the rail network.


  1. ^ "Corbet". Place Names NI. Retrieved 30 April 2015.
  2. ^ "Corbet". IreAtlas Townlands Database. Retrieved 30 April 2015.
  3. ^ "Corbet". Census 2011 Results. NI Statistics and Research Agency. Retrieved 30 April 2015.
  4. ^ "Banbridge Angling Club - Corbet Lough". Discover Northern Ireland. Archived from the original on 20 April 2015. Retrieved 30 April 2015.
  5. ^ "Corbet station" (PDF). Railscot - Irish Railways. Retrieved 6 May 2012.