Place:Swatragh, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland

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NameSwatragh
TypeVillage
Coordinates54.908°N 6.667°W
Located inCounty Londonderry, Northern Ireland


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Swatragh is a small village and townland in County Londonderry, Northern Ireland. Swatragh is on the main A29 road north of Maghera. The population was 435 in the 2001 Census.

The village has three churches: one Roman Catholic, one Church of Ireland, and one Presbyterian. The Catholic and Church of Ireland churches are listed buildings. St John's is the local primary school.

Swatragh's name in Irish, an Suaitreach, is derived from a shortened form of Baile an tSuaitrigh meaning "townland of the billeted soldier".

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