Coordinates: Lislea (pronounced // lis-LAY, Irish derived place name, Lios Liath, translated as the 'Grey Ringfort') is a small village and townland near Slieve Gullion in County Armagh, Northern Ireland. It is within the parish of Killevy, barony of Orior Upper and the Newry and Mourne District Council area. In the 2001 Census it had a population of 84 people.
A Drama Festival is held in Lislea community center each year. It was founded in 1981 by Eugene Hannaway.
Every two years, Lislea hosts a three-week concert called the Townland Concerts. Every concert is hosted by a specific townland/s. The townlands are grouped as so: (1) Clarkhill, Levelamore, Carricknagallian, Doctor's Quarters and Longfield. (2) The Townland of Lislea (3) Anacloughmullion
Places of interest
The Lislea community centre is still present and functioning. There is also the premises of the former Lislea School and Post Office, as well as the site of the former Lislea linen mill which was built by Thomas Wynne.
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