Burnfoot, County Londonderry facts for kids
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|Population||195 (2001 Census)|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|EU Parliament||Northern Ireland|
It is beside the River Roe, with the greater part of the built up area on the western side of Drumrane Road. The village has a good range of social, educational and recreational facilities, but commercial services are limited. It has quite a large village shop, football fields and a primary school plus Orange Hall. Burnfoot has two churches, Bovevagh Church of Ireland (St. Eugenius) and Camnish Presbyterian Church. The Church of Ireland are currently developing a new parish centre for the development of the parish. Burnfoot has its own community hall and youth clubs such as the Girls Brigade. It has had a recent new housing development called Rosebrook which added at least 15 houses to the area, making the population now about 250. In 2010 a man appeared in court charged with provocative behaviour after removing a loyalist flag from a lampost in the area.The judge stated he should be commended for his actions.
- The village has good road links via Dungiven, but has limited public transport connections.
- Burnfoot United F.C. football club, founded in 1975, plays in the Coleraine and District Junior Premier League.
- Drumrane Primary School ( An amalgamation of Dungiven PS Largy PS, and Burnfoot PS, which is situated beside the old Burnfoot Primary School in Burnfoot.
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