Park, County Londonderry

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Park
Park is located in Northern Ireland
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District
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Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town LONDONDERRY
Postcode district BT47
Dialling code 028, +44 28
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County Londonderry
54°51′50″N 7°05′02″W / 54.864°N 7.084°W / 54.864; -7.084Coordinates: 54°51′50″N 7°05′02″W / 54.864°N 7.084°W / 54.864; -7.084

Park is a small village in County Londonderry, Northern Ireland. It sits on the banks of the River Faughan and the foothills of the Sperrin Mountains near the village of Claudy. Learmount Castle is situated in the forest, and has stood for hundreds of years.

Sport

The local sports clubs are St Joseph's Craigbane and St. Mary's GAC Banagher. The teams play at Gerry Crossan Park and Fr. McNally Park respectively.

It also has its own nine-hole golf course, set deep in the Sperrins.

Literature

The Irish novelist Antonia Logue was born in Park.

External links

  • St Joseph's Craigbane GAA Club
  • Park Festival
  • NI Neighbourhood Information System

References

  1. ^ Map and Placenames Key Archived 2012-04-03 at the Wayback Machine. Derry City Council. Retrieved 11 October 2011.

See also

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