Derryhale

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Derryhale
Irish: Doire Chaol
Boyd's Cottage, Mullalelish Road, Derryhale - geograph.org.uk - 511183.jpg
Boyd's cottage, Derryhale, in 2007
Derryhale is located in Northern Ireland
Derryhale
Derryhale
 Derryhale shown within Northern Ireland
County Armagh
Country Northern Ireland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district BT62
Dialling code 028
EU Parliament Northern Ireland
List of places
UK
Northern Ireland

Coordinates: 54°23′06″N 6°28′48″W / 54.385°N 6.480°W / 54.385; -6.480

Derryhale (from Irish: Doire Chaol, meaning "narrow oakwood")[1] is a small village and townland (of 834 acres) in County Armagh, Northern Ireland. It lies between Portadown, Richhill and Tandragee. It is situated in the civil parish of Kilmore and the historic barony of Oneilland West.[2] It had a population of 360 people (129 households) in the 2011 Census.[3] (2001 Census: 246 people)

Some of the Derryhale hoard in the Ulster Museum

Archaeology[edit]

A Bronze Age hoard was found at Derryhale and included a star shaped faience bead, knives with ridged tangs and pins.[4]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Derryhale". Place Names NI. Retrieved 7 May 2015. 
  2. ^ "Derryhale". IreAtlas Townlands Database. Retrieved 7 May 2015. 
  3. ^ "Derryhale". Census 2011 Results. NI Statistics and Research Agency. Retrieved 22 April 2015. 
  4. ^ Flanagan, L (1992). A Dictionary of Irish Archaeology. Dublin: Gill and Macmillan. pp. 32, 135, 174. 

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