Lurganure

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Lurganure
Location within Northern Ireland
Population441 
  Belfast 11 mi (18 km)
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Country Northern Ireland
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Post town LISBURN
Postcode district BT28
Dialling code 028
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54°30′N6°11′W / 54.500°N 6.183°W / 54.500; -6.183

Coordinates: 54°30′00″N6°07′01″W / 54.500°N 6.117°W / 54.500; -6.117 Lurganure (from Irish : Lurga an Iubhair, meaning "long ridge of the yew") [1] is a small village and townland in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. It lies to the west of Lisburn and is separated from Mazetown by the River Lagan. In the 2001 Census it had a population of 441 people. It is in the Lisburn City Council area.

Once a year, Lurganure plays host to the Party Duck, which nearly doubles its population.

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References

  1. Placenames NI Archived 2012-03-17 at the Wayback Machine

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