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(estimate based on 2001 census)
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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.
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.
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;
- Bleary Primary School
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