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Bleary
Bleary is located in Northern Ireland
Bleary
Bleary
Population 600 
(estimate based on 2001 census)
Irish grid reference J073540
• Belfast 24 mi (39 km)
District
  • Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon
County
Country Northern Ireland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town CRAIGAVON
Postcode district BT63
BT66
Dialling code 028
EU Parliament Northern Ireland
UK Parliament
  • Upper Bann
NI Assembly
  • Upper Bann
Website www.craigavon.gov.uk
List of places
UK
Northern Ireland
Down
54°25′23″N 6°20′42″W / 54.423025°N 6.344948°W / 54.423025; -6.344948

Bleary (likely from Irish: Bladhraigh) is a small village and townland in County Down, Northern Ireland. It is near the County Armagh border and the settlements of Craigavon, Lurgan and Portadown. In the 2011 Census its population was counted as part of Craigavon. It lies within the Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon area.

History

The Troubles

For more information see The Troubles in Bleary, which includes a list of incidents in Bleary during the Troubles resulting in two or more deaths.

Demography

2011 Census

On Census day (27 March 2011) there were 1,009 people living in Bleary.

  • 51.5% belong to or were brought up in a 'Protestant and Other Christian (including Christian related)' religion and 40.6% belong to or were brought up in the Catholic religion;

Education

  • Bleary Primary School
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