Place:Aghalee (town), Aghalee, County Antrim, Northern Ireland

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NameAghalee (town)
TypeTown
Coordinates54.516667°N 6.266667°W
Located inAghalee, County Antrim, Northern Ireland
See alsoAghalee, Aghalee, Antrim, Northern IrelandTownland


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Aghalee is a village, townland and civil parish in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. It is three miles from the southeast corner of Lough Neagh on the main road between Lurgan and Antrim and about 13 kilometres west of Lisburn. The village lies on the steep wooded slopes of Friary Glen and is beside the now disused Lagan Navigational Canal. In the 2001 Census, Aghalee had a population of 774.

Aghalee has several places of worship, a community hall, several shops and a post office. The village is home to a vocational training centre, a nursing home, telephone exchange, day nursery, doctor's surgery and chemist. Ulsterbus services link the village with Lisburn, Antrim, Lurgan and Belfast.


Disused Lagan Navigational Canal. Photo taken Nov 2007 by Aubrey Dale.


The disused Lagan Navigational Canal
Photo taken November 2007 by Aubrey Dale