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Bleary
Bleary
Bleary
Location within County Down
Population600 
(estimate based on 2001 census)
Irish grid referenceJ073540
• Belfast24 mi (39 km)
District
County
CountryNorthern Ireland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townCRAIGAVON
Postcode districtBT63
BT66
Dialling code028
EU ParliamentNorthern Ireland
UK Parliament
NI Assembly
Websitewww.craigavon.gov.uk
List of places
UK
Northern Ireland
Down
54°25′23″N 6°20′42″W / 54.423025°N 6.344948°W / 54.423025; -6.344948Coordinates: 54°25′23″N 6°20′42″W / 54.423025°N 6.344948°W / 54.423025; -6.344948

Bleary (likely from Irish: Bladhraigh)[1] is a small village and townland in County Down,[1][2] Northern Ireland. It is near the County Armagh border and the settlements of Craigavon, Lurgan and Portadown. In the 2011 Census its population was counted as part of Craigavon.[3] It lies within Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon.

History

The Troubles

For more information see The Troubles in Bleary, which includes a list of incidents in Bleary during the Troubles resulting in two or more deaths.

Education

  • Bleary Primary School [4]

Demography

2011 Census

On Census day (27 March 2011) there were 1,009 people living in Bleary.

  • 51.5% belong to or were brought up in a 'Protestant and Other Christian (including Christian related)' religion and 40.6% belong to or were brought up in the Catholic religion;

References

  1. ^ a b Placenames NI
  2. ^ Placenames Database of Ireland
  3. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-03-04. Retrieved 2016-09-16.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ http://www.goodschoolsguide.co.uk/schools/123087/bleary-primary-school

See also

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