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Derrycrin or Derrychrin (perhaps from Irish: Doire Críon, meaning "withered oak-grove"),[1] is a small village in County Tyrone, Northern Ireland. It is part of the parish of Ballinderry and is near the western shore of Lough Neagh. The Ballinderry River is a short distance north of the village and marks the boundary between counties Tyrone and Londonderry.


Derrycrin Primary is the local Catholic primary school which caters to children aged four to 11.

Nearby secondary schools include:

  • St. Mary's, Magherafelt
  • Rainey Endowed, Magherafelt
  • St Pius', Magherafelt
  • Sperrin Integrated, Magherafelt
  • Holy Trinity, Cookstown


Gaelic football and camogie are the biggest sports in Derrycrin and Ballinderry. The local GAA club is the Ballinderry Shamrocks.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Placenames Database of Ireland: Derrycrin

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Coordinates: 54°39′12″N 6°33′39″W / 54.65333°N 6.56083°W / 54.65333; -6.56083