Craigavon, County Armagh
Halfway between Lurgan and Portadown
par: Shankill/Seagoe bar: Oneilland East
Craigavon was designated a new town in 1965 and named from James Craig (1871-1940), first prime minister of Northern Ireland, whose title was Viscount Craigavon.
ReferencesMcKay, P. (2007): A Dictionary of Ulster Place-Names, p. 48
Designated a new town in 1965.
Historical name form
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- Oneilland East
- Parish in 1851
- Crossmacahilly (Clanrolla?)
- Place name ID
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