The Loup

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Coordinates: 54°42′00″N 6°35′53″W / 54.700°N 6.598°W / 54.700; -6.598 Loup or the Loup (from Irish: an Lúb)[1] is a small village in County Londonderry, Northern Ireland. It lies near the western shore of Lough Neagh between Moneymore, Magherafelt, Ballyronan and Coagh. It is situated within Mid-Ulster District.


Gaelic games are very popular in the area, with An Lúb CLG being the local club.[2]

Places of interest

  • St Patrick's Church and Community Hall
  • St. Matthias Church Ballyeglish
  • Ballyeglish Old Graveyard
  • St Patrick's GAA Club
  • Saltersland Presbyterian Church
  • Eglish Close, a local boxing club.


  1. ^ Placenames Database of Ireland
  2. ^ Derry GAA Archived 2010-03-04 at the Wayback Machine.

External links

  • NI Neighbourhood Information System
  • The Public Reference Office of Northern Ireland
  • List of townlands in Ardtrea and Ardtrea North
  • Map highlighting the village part of the Loup
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