Derryhale

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Derryhale
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
Location within Northern Ireland
County
CountryNorthern Ireland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Postcode districtBT62
Dialling code028
EU ParliamentNorthern Ireland
List of places
UK
Northern Ireland
54°23′06″N 6°28′48″W / 54.385°N 6.480°W / 54.385; -6.480Coordinates: 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]

Education[edit]

  • Derryhale Primary School

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. |access-date= requires |url= (help)

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