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Ballylough

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Ballylough

Ballylough private fishing lough
Ballylough
Location within County Down
District
County
CountryNorthern Ireland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
EU ParliamentNorthern Ireland
UK Parliament
NI Assembly
List of places
UK
Northern Ireland
Down
54°16′01″N 5°55′59″W / 54.267°N 5.933°W / 54.267; -5.933Coordinates: 54°16′01″N 5°55′59″W / 54.267°N 5.933°W / 54.267; -5.933

Ballylough (Baile-an-locha; "the townland of the lake")[1] is a small village and townland in County Down, Northern Ireland. It lies roughly 5 miles (8.0 km) north of Newcastle and just east of Castlewellan and northeast of Annsborough.

It is situated beside Ballylough Lake, popular for fishing for rainbow trout and run by Castlewellan and Annsborough Angling Club.[2]

References

  1. ^ "Down Council Area" (PDF). Ulster Placenames. Archived from the original (PDF) on 22 May 2011. Retrieved 11 June 2011.
  2. ^ "Ballylough Lake". Discover Northern Ireland. Archived from the original on 25 February 2011. Retrieved 11 June 2011.
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