Place:Moneymore, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland

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NameMoneymore
TypeTown
Coordinates54.7°N 6.683°W
Located inCounty Londonderry, Northern Ireland
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Moneymore is a village and townland in County Londonderry, Northern Ireland. It had a population of 1,369 in the 2001 Census.

It is an example of a Plantation village in Mid-Ulster. It was the first town in Ulster to have piped water.

History

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Originally built by the Worshipful Company of Drapers, the village was held in such esteem that they invested in a large scale reconstruction during 1817. During The Troubles, seven people were killed in or near Moneymore in violence related to the conflict, six of them by the Provisional IRA and one by the UDA.

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