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Carrickfergus

Carrickfergus (from Irish: Carraig Fhearghais, meaning "rock of Fergus"), known locally and colloquially as "Carrick", is a large town in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. It is located on the north shore of Belfast Lough, 11 miles (18 km) from Belfast. The town had a population of 27,201 at the 2001 Census and takes its name from Fergus Mór mac Eirc, the 6th century king of Dál Riata. It is County Antrim's oldest town and one of the oldest settlements in Northern Ireland as a whole. Carrickfergus is the administrative centre for Carrickfergus Borough Council and forms part of the Belfast Metropolitan Area.

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Barn Railway Station
... Barn Halt) was a station located in the town of Carrickfergus in Northern Ireland ... At one time it was part of a tight cluster of stations in the Carrickfergus area, each located one minute from the other ... Ireland Railways Following station Carrickfergus Northern Ireland Railways Downshire Historical railways Carrickfergus Northern Counties Committee ...
Carrickfergus Learning Community - Schools Involved
... All four post-primary schools in Carrickfergus are involved Carrickfergus College Carrickfergus Grammar School Downshire School Ulidia Integrated College ...
Carrickfergus College - Information
... Carrickfergus College was previously known as Carrickfergus High School ... During the school year 2009/2010, Carrickfergus College celebrated its 50th anniversary ...
Carrickfergus Advertiser
... The Carrickfergus Advertiser is a weekly newspaper in the east Antrim town of Carrickfergus ... The East Antrim Gazette Series has three editions - The Carrickfergus Advertiser, (established in 1883), and the Ballyclare Gazette and Larne Gazette which both commenced publication in 1994 ... The Carrickfergus Advertiser is the traditional weekly newspaper of the Borough and is the only paper with full-time office in the centre of Carrickfergus ...
List Of Irish Presbyteries - Carrickfergus
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