Drummullan

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Drummullan
Drummullan is located in Northern Ireland
Drummullan
Location within Northern Ireland
Population174[1]
District
County
CountryNorthern Ireland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townMAGHERAFELT
Postcode districtBT45
Dialling code028
EU ParliamentNorthern Ireland
UK Parliament
NI Assembly
List of places
UK
Northern Ireland
County Londonderry
54°38′47″N 6°39′33″W / 54.6463°N 6.6592°W / 54.6463; -6.6592Coordinates: 54°38′47″N 6°39′33″W / 54.6463°N 6.6592°W / 54.6463; -6.6592

Drummullan (from Irish: Druim Maoláin)[2] is a small village and townland in County Londonderry, Northern Ireland. It is 1 12 miles (2.4 km) west of Coagh, 3 12 miles (5.6 km) east of Cookstown,[3] 3 14 miles (5.2 km) south of Moneymore and 5 miles (8 km) north of Stewartstown in County Tyrone. Most of the village lies on the Moneymore to Stewartstown road, and is in the Mid-Ulster District.

Sport[edit]

Drummullan is home to Derry GAA club CLG Ógra Colmcille.

Notable people[edit]

Its most notable person from Drummullan was Charles Byrne, known as the 'Irish Giant', who lived during the 1770s in Littlebridge and moved to England at the age of 21. He was 7'7" and died in London, where his skeleton is on display in the Royal College of Surgeons in London.

References[edit]

  1. ^ UK Census, 2011
  2. ^ "Place Names NI - Home". www.placenamesni.org. Retrieved 2016-04-16.
  3. ^ "Cookstown Area Plan 2010 Adopted Plan" (PDF). Planning NI. Retrieved 2008-02-03.