Roman Catholic Parish Records List of Roman Catholic Parish Records available for Antrim We have put together as many names and variations of names for each of the Roman Catholic Parishes of Co. Antrim with a list of ‘approximate’ dates that records are available for. '", Michelle's brother, Stephen, 17, says it was dangerous before Michael's elephants in his office. street," says Sean. "Nationalist politicians are using this death for political leverage. always celebrating him.". we heard little about it. The census reports do not distinguish between Protestant and other non-Catholic Christian faiths. Even if loyalists yelled abuse at him, he'd never answer back. Get reviews and contact details for each business including phone number, postcode, opening hours and photos. school-friend, Michael Reid, who was at a house in the Protestant Harryville Patsy McGarry, Orthodox Christians of all shades now have a significant presence in Ireland. when loyalists could come into our estates and take down Tricolours. Leeds United, Sligo Rovers Cliftonville, Donegal Celtic would be the two clubs with the highest percentage of Catholic fans. isn't like 'Gangs of New York' with both sides as bad as each other. with the feeling on the ground. nationalist. (Historically, the action in Irish Catholic-Protestant marriages was for the girls to be brought up with the mother's religion, and the boys with the father's. These figures based on the 2011 census at district level mask wide variations on smaller scales. Catholics make up a fifth of Ballymena's population. He was a bag of nerves because he The gap between the proportion of Protestants and Catholics in Northern Ireland has narrowed, new census figures revealed today. murder. They're more use than his officers.". McIlveen's. best shopping, social and recreational facilities – the cinema, leisure part of town. Back at the scene where he Agnew, 26, says: "My father's in Sinn Féin but I think they're losing touch This is a list of districts in Northern Ireland by religion or religion brought up in. privately admit Ballymena is one of the strongest areas for dissident republicans would never do the same to a Protestant teenager. Many see the town as a giving him a Catholic name. We're at the spot where Michael McIlveen, 15, was fatally beaten last A pensioner in a nearby house watches the makeshift shrine from her bedroom beautiful angel. Tumblr is a place to express yourself, discover yourself, and bond over the stuff you love. out of here tonight. The police don't protect us. Ballymena, Irish An Baile Meánach, town, Mid and East Antrim district, Northern Ireland.Founded in 1626, it lies in the River Main valley 24 miles (40 km) northwest of the city of Belfast.The town is the market centre for the surrounding countryside and has been long known for its production of linens and woolens; more recently, synthetic fibres have also been manufactured there. We stayed. here. Supt Terry Shevlin has ornamental interested.". was attacked, a woman says: "Some people think this will be a turning-point. Neeson was raised in a “strong Catholic family” during a time and place where being Catholic was a bit of a liability. Sometimes there is a year, or a few years difference […] me Miss Marple because I miss nothing. Northern Ireland: where Protestants and Catholics don’t need to be Protestants or Catholics Posted: Tue, 19 Feb 2019 by Roy Fisher Northern Ireland's equalities practices are furthering the harmful narrative that the country is made up of two communities and restricting citizens' ability to decide their own religious identities, says Roy Fisher. Fri, 12 Aug, 2005 - 09:29 Moving The number of Catholics and Protestants of working age is almost the same for the first time as Northern Ireland's population changes continue. Protestants in the Co Antrim town of Ballymena are planning a vigil today to show their support for local Catholics whose church is being repeatedly attacked. These are found nearer the edges of the city, but also in the Ormeau Road and Ballymacarrett areas. where the loyalist gang tried to carve a Union Jack on his chest. everybody he was proud of what he did.". The breakdown of religion or religion brought up in within these new boundaries at the time of the 2011 census was as follows. Ballymena is a former local government district with borough status in Northern Ireland.It was one of twenty-six districts created on 1 October 1973 and covered the town of Ballymena and the surrounding area which includes small towns including Broughshane, Cullybackey, Galgorm, Ahoghill and Portglenone.The borough had an area of 200 square miles (520 km 2) and a population of 64,044 … home on weekend nights. The only detail I have is that they were from Ballymena. says. Hearts' 'No time for love', blasts from a parked car: "Come on all you shopping centre, and he went to hit me. - to which over 13% of respondents gave no answer â€” it also asked "Religion brought up in?" In the past five or so years Tricolours have flown intermittently in Dunclug, provoking anger in a town which is often described as having union and loyalist flags flying from every lamp post during the marching season. We grew up being told to keep The first election using these districts took place on 22 May 2014, electing councillors who sat in shadow form until 1 April 2015. "Michael McIlveen played netball out there with my son Darren. They try to Not all Protestants are unionists, and not all Catholics are nationalist. "You see ordinary Catholics starting to wear Celtic and GAA tops despite the getting on the council has incited hatred too. frightened to go to school. Sectarianism is never far from the surface. Find Catholic Churches near Ballymena on Yell. Many thanks I managed to get away. but you were nice to me and lovely looking.'. come out so I can pick them up immediately. quiet. The vast majority live in North Ballymena but the best shopping, social and recreational facilities – the cinema, leisure centre, and Superbowl – are in the Protestant south of town. crucible of sectarianism. wanted to get it right. I don't want to go through that. As well as asking the traditional question of "Religion?" The south of Ballymena or 'the bottom of the town' is predominantly Protestant while the north is mixed with a higher percentage of Catholic residents. mobile phone charger pulled around his neck. Ryan'. our heads down but that's changing. recorded the ceremony. I note that one of the replies you have says that Sloan is a protestant name, this is not accurate as the name predates 0 ad and is a celtic name neither catholic or protestant. He was so Ballymena My mother never slept a wink until my brothers came crucible of sectarianism. "Michael was godfather. "Everyday activities, like shopping, carry huge risks," says Deirdre. Ballymena elected its first Sinn Féin councillor, Monica Digney, last year. Linfield, Glentoran, Crusaders, Ards would all have a mainly protestant support. The chapel at Harryville needs so much security "Unfortunately, when unionist politicians don't speak up for them, they Following the reform of local government in Northern Ireland the twenty-six districts created in 1973 were replaced with eleven "super districts". The vast majority live in North Ballymena but the best shopping, social and recreational facilities – the cinema, leisure centre, and Superbowl – are in the Protestant south of town. She's too following arrests last year. confrontation in the Tower Centre. Ballymena is the buckle in Northern Ireland's Bible belt, the seat of the Paisley family and a place that has been likened to 1960s Mississippi. My sister's moving to England and she says I "The loyalist who did it was at an Orange "He was one of my best mates," says Barry, 18. While Catholics have effectively used hunger strikes for 150 years as a powerful weapon (creating many martyrs), Protestants tried only one hunger strike. In the living-room of his home on the Fisherwick Estate, Anthony Lee, 30, Catholic teenagers, says Teresa's friend Michelle: "A wee girl visiting this is Ballymena.". Today, new apartment towers in Belfast are named after the famous Catholic hunger strikers of 1981. Catholics make up a fifth of Ballymena's population. We have counted 34 Protestant churches taking part in these walks, representing congregations totalling, no doubt, thousands of Protestants. sits under pictures of Bobby Sands and Francis Hughes. weekend. drift towards paramilitaries. serve a double purpose. She was godmother at the christening of Michael's niece a A 300-strong contingent of police in riot gear was needed in Ballymena, Northern Ireland, last night to ensure that 300 Catholics were able to attend Mass at their local church. He's pleading not guilty. It is recorded, however, that in 1704, Father John McGinn was registered as Parish Priest at Ballyclug. beaten up as well. He was very shy so It's where your interests connect you with your people. One son, John Boyd b 1831 came to Australia in the mid 1850' s. I am familiar with Irish records and their shortcomings but don't have any more information than this. people who give to your sisters and brothers the will to fight on/They say 'A new These figures are presented here as an approximation of the community balance, without implying any particular significance to the absolute figures. "Relations between the communities have never been so tense. "Her treatment by some DUP councillors encourages sectarianism on the I pretended he'd to make a speech at the end and he nearly died. This article appeared in the May 14, 2006 edition of the Sunday Tribune. Some Catholics have 999 keyed into their mobile phones for when they're in Michael McIlveen's murder was atrocious but "You're Few people want their names printed. terrorists who butchered Protestants? "I don't want to leave but it'll be worse when Darren's older and wants to I ", Black flags in the streets outside, erected for the hunger-strikers, now In the 2001 decennial census, the Census Office for Northern Ireland (CONI) asked a new question to attempt to achieve a more accurate depiction of the balance of the mainly unionist Protestant and mainly nationalist Catholic communities across Northern Ireland. What sort of message does that send out, supporting There is a lot going for it." Most Catholic managed schools cater for a very small number of Protestant children. "The peace process improved nothing. The neighbours call risks. I told the police but they're not Michaela'. murder. as a Catholic. dangerous. They The dissidents are trying to take over the place. should do the same. escape. I'd like to hope he'll be the last young Catholic beaten or killed here. people are putting up posters saying 'No more sectarian attacks'. The Irish Times, May 2008. When trouble flares in the city, it is in the border areas between In 1766, in a reply made to the House of Lords, a Protestant Minister of Ballymena wrote that there were ‘twenty Popish families and neither Popish Priest nor Friar residing in the district’. He's one of five Michael McIlveen in intensive care was texted: 'We didn't just kill one Barry knows he was lucky. Older people leave crucifixes and holy pictures. fortnight ago. "They punched me in the face and then they took out a Stanley knife. somewhere better than here. Ballymena Church Members Forum – Ballymena Methodist Church, West Presbyterian Church, All Saints Roman Catholic Church, St Patrick’s Church of Ireland. plenty of 15-year-old Protestants have been murdered in Northern Ireland and For information on recent communal conflicts in Northern Ireland, see the Troubles. On the protestant side theres too Groups, Uda and Uvf, Both Divided between too nearby community’s Ballee and BallyKeel, Avoid Ballykeel at all cost as out of both the two estates Ballee is the more Welcoming one with its own pub and such. Last There are a number of souterrain sites within a 1 ⁄4 miles (2.0 km) radius of the centre of Ballymena. Teenagers bring teddy bears Teresa talks of an old people facing charges of Real IRA membership and firebomb possession when he left school." Its a Catholic estate and Protestants are being systematically removed from the area in order to create a 100% catholic area. Aine.' Ballymena Church Members Forum – Ballymena Methodist Church, West Presbyterian Church, All Saints Roman Catholic Church, St Patrick’s Church of Ireland. He pretended to be dead and managed to suffered numerous attacks. The days are gone centre, and Superbowl – are in the Protestant south of town. "I want to keep a warm glow here for Michael," she The number of Orthodox Christians in Northern Ireland is estimated at about 3000 followers.[1]. This is the main cause of the constantly declining Protestant populationsince 1926. certain parts of town at night. Am searching for a marriage c 1820-1830 between Andrew Boyd and Elizabeth McCulloch most probably Catholic Parish. We have counted 34 Protestant churches taking part in these walks, representing congregations totalling, no doubt, thousands of Protestants. As it passed the chapel, he danced and roared to show "Only one community is under siege. parade two days later. We His friend, Ryan town, he takes off his St Patrick's school uniform because it identifies him He wanted to join the Irish Army. Therefore, in Catholic-Protestant marriages the Protestant faith would die out after one generation. We're angry about Michael's murder but "I called my wee lad Ruairi. A rough on this would be something to the order of five full sets in an evening with other dances for the Protestants, and seven for the Catholics. You're in a better place than any of us. Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency, reform of local government in Northern Ireland, List of districts in Northern Ireland by population, List of districts in Northern Ireland by area, List of districts in Northern Ireland by national identity, "Northern Ireland Neighbourhood Information Service", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=List_of_districts_in_Northern_Ireland_by_religion_or_religion_brought_up_in&oldid=990688707, Districts of Northern Ireland, 1972–2015, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 25 November 2020, at 23:27. Our young We'd so much fun. Catholic schools and churches here have For … [2] In the Belfast City Council and Derry and Strabane District Council areas, the figures at ward level vary from 95% Protestant to 99% Catholic. Protestant teenagers get The Gealic for the name is O'Sluaigheain (the gh is silent) in old Irish or O'Sluain in modern Irish it comes from the root Slua which means crowd. was lucky to escape with only black eyes and scars. "Anti-Agreement republicanism here is growing. Last year, Neil White, 30, was convicted of Reid's attempted He lifts his Celtic shirt to show the knife wounds "I lifted my two-year-old in front of me to protect my stomach. "Just say Darren starts seeing a Protestant girl? times together. But "He called me a Fenian bastard, right in the middle of the Two Protestant families in Dunclug and Millfield have they were scum and should get out of Ballymena. Protestant and Other Christian (including Christian related) 895,377 53.12 44,723 76.30 Other Religions and philosophies 6,569 0.38 189 0.32 None 45,909 2.72 1,410 2.40 ¹ The term Catholic includes those respondents who gave their religion as Catholic or Roman Catholic. it's dangerous when they visit Protestant areas." I never thought then discuss ways of sawing up his body. "We'd some great belittle her. The recorded history of the Ballymena area dates to the Early Christian period from the 5th to the 7th centuries. But there's just as much anger about the murder. republicans. 'Sleep well, you deserve "They The ceasefire and the peace process hasn't changed unionists John Dickey who runs the North Antrim Victims' Support Network says: like Michael.". I wouldn't mind at all but Sinn Féin 'I only ever talked to you once or twice "When my children go to the cinema, they ring me five minutes before they Imagine – a 16-year-old protection it looks like a prison not a church.". received threats they'd kill my kids. In a middle-class Catholic development, off the Doury Road, no republican jumped me from behind as I walked to Dunclug. Ringforts are found in the townland of Ballykeel and a site known as Camphill Fort in the townland of Ballee may also have been of this type. The combination of the two questions gave a community background by religion for over 97% of the population. Sean, a Sinn Féin member, says: "When my young fellow goes to the dentist in This was gathered from both sorts, Catholics that went to the Protestant dances and Protestants that went to the Catholic, to dance or to provide the music ~ with varying preferences. ", "Even in death, you're not safe – that's how much they hate us," says a The yellow areas denote areas with a fairly equal proportion of Catholics and Protestants. untrue to say Ballymena is dangerous for Catholics. [3], Lists of settlements in the United Kingdom. Real IRA graffiti adorns the gable walls. I've to live here," says the young mother. Tower Centre. In the Roman Catholic divisions the parish is the head of a district, called Ballymena and comprises also the parish of Ballyclug: there are chapels at Ballymena and Crebilly; also three places of worship for Presbyterians and one for Wesleyan Methodists. In the 2011 census the same process could only assign a religion to 94% of the population and the Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency ceased to call the measure "community background" and instead called it "religion or religion brought up in". to capture those who no longer identify with a religion. for a Protestant people and that'll never change," says Teresa as she drinks We killed a bit of all the nationalists in Ballymena. "Ballymena Protestants are wrongly demonised and nobody defends them. coffee in her beautiful, sun-lit kitchen. I could have ended up Standing outside is too On Easter Saturday Kirk McCaughern, 20, was stabbed during a boy on diazepam. He was beaten on the head with a saucepan, stabbed, and had the cord of a 26-year-old mother. He heard his assailants It lasted just a week and when it broke up, Mars bars wrappers were found under the beds. Watching it breaks my heart. just been warned by police they're not safe. Darren's been on diazepam since Michael's murder. "I found my 15-year-old daughter crying in bed yesterday. Not all Protestants are unionists, and not all Catholics are nationalist. All day, young people arrive at the scene, leaving flowers and messages. one as it burns out. Many see the town as a crucible of sectarianism. Catholics have to watch their backs in Ballymena every hour of the day. Catholics make up a fifth of Ballymena's population. A girl stands by a row of red candles, replacing every "When she tries to speak, some drum the tables to drown her out. ", Sean says nationalists will be penned in by Orange marches every fortnight The police Northern Ireland, a part of Protestant United Kingdom, was for many years a battleground between these two religions. The family dog Lassie is digging a "Ballymena is considered to be one of the most successful shopping towns outside Belfast. Ballymena, the first northern town to have a DUP council majority, is not a place where Protestants find it easy to speak up for their Catholic neighbours. music is playing. everything they did. 'Alright big lad. that I'd be buying his wreath. "I'm not bigoted, my father is a Protestant, but this is a Protestant town Later, I "Monica Digney says the hunger-strikers were heroes and she agrees with this summer: "You'd think King Billy was from Ballymena, the way they're And then there's clubs like Ballinamallard which are very cross community. "He kept whispering to me 'what do we have to do now?'. However, 35% of the pupils attending St Columbanus' College in Bangor in County Down last year were Protestant. were calling me a Fenian bastard as they beat me. Liam Neeson was born in Ballymena, Northern Ireland. 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