Wolf's Island Terrace, Derrymacash
|Dialling code:||028, +44 28|
|Council:|| Armagh, Banbridge|
The name 'Derrymacash' is from the Irish 'Doire Mhic Cais', meaning 'Oakgrove of MacCash'.
A Roman Catholic church and primary school (both called St Patrick's) are in neighbouring Aghacommon. Many people mistake the townlands of Derrymacash and Aghacommon. Derrymacash starts after one crosses the Closet River, just beyond the M1 bridge, heading towards Lough Neagh.
About the village
Near Derrymacash is the nature reserve Oxford Island, which is famed for its peaceful nature trails, bogland, bird hides and many species of wildlife.
In an overwhelmingly Roman Catholic village, the main sports in Derrymacash are Gaelic football and camogie, represented by the Wolfe Tone GAC and St Enda's teams, respectively, both playing their home games in Páirc na Ropairí.
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