Place:Kircubbin, County Down, Northern Ireland

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NameKircubbin
TypeInhabited place
Coordinates54.483°N 5.533°W
Located inCounty Down, Northern Ireland
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Kircubbin (Irish: Cill Ghobáin, possibly derived from Scots Kirk and Irish Gobáin meaning "church of Gobáin") is a village and townland in County Down, Northern Ireland. It is on the shores of Strangford Lough, between Newtownards and Portaferry. The population is roughly 2,000. The village harbour contains leisure craft, yachts, and a sailing club. The main street was redone in 2008 with some old houses knocked down and rebuilt as new buildings.

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