Cultra

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Cultra
Cultra is located in the United Kingdom
Cultra
Coordinates: 54°39′N 5°49′W / 54.650°N 5.817°W / 54.650; -5.817Coordinates: 54°39′N 5°49′W / 54.650°N 5.817°W / 54.650; -5.817
Seafront Road, Cultra

Cultra (/kʌlˈtrɔː/ kul-TRAW - from Irish: Cúl Trá, meaning "back of the strand")[1][2] is an affluent residential suburban area near Holywood, County Down, Northern Ireland. It is part of Greater Belfast. It is in the Ards and North Down Borough Council area.

Cultra is home to the Royal North of Ireland Yacht Club, the club is home to Ross Kearney, the double Mirror Class world champion.[3][4]

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  1. ^ Placenames Database of Ireland: Cultra
  2. ^ Placenames Database of Ireland: Ballycultra
  3. ^ http://www.mirrorsailing.org/contentview.asp?id=78&usr=569586125
  4. ^ http://www.yachtsandyachting.com/news/135567
  5. ^ "Cultra station" (PDF). Railscot - Irish Railways. Retrieved 2007-08-28.