Tullynacross

Tullynacross (from Irish: Tulaigh na Croise, meaning 'hillock of the cross')[1] is a small village in County Antrim, Northern Ireland, near Lambeg. In the 2001 Census it had a population of 159 people. It lies within the civil parish of Lambeg, the barony of Castlereagh Upper, and is situated within the Lagan Valley Regional Park and Lisburn and Castlereagh City Council.

Tullynacross
Tullynacross is located in Northern Ireland
Tullynacross
Tullynacross
Location within Northern Ireland
Population159 (2001 Census)
District
County
CountryNorthern Ireland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townLISBURN
Postcode districtBT27
Dialling code028
UK Parliament
NI Assembly
List of places
UK
Northern Ireland
Antrim
54°31′20″N 6°00′50″W / 54.522145°N 6.013952°W / 54.522145; -6.013952Coordinates: 54°31′20″N 6°00′50″W / 54.522145°N 6.013952°W / 54.522145; -6.013952

EconomyEdit

A major Coca-Cola owned bottling plant is sited in Tullynacross. Ulster's very own water brand, Deep RiverRock, is bottled there.[2] The plant is adjacent to a lock on the Lagan Canal (also known as the Lagan Navigation).[3]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ PlaceNamesNI - Tullynacross Archived 2011-07-17 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ "Coca-Cola Products and Marketing". Coca-Cola HBC. Retrieved 13 December 2007.[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ "Lagan Canal". Lagan Valley Regional Park. Archived from the original on 25 August 2007. Retrieved 11 December 2007.