Claudy

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Claudy
Scots: Tha Strang-rinnin Wattèr[1]
or Claudy[2]
Irish: Clóidigh
Claudy - geograph.org.uk - 473252.jpg
Main Street in the village
Claudy is located in Northern Ireland
Claudy
Claudy
 Claudy shown within Northern Ireland
Population1,316 (2001)
Irish grid referenceC541075
   – Belfast62 mi (100 km)  
DistrictDerry City
CountyCounty Londonderry
CountryNorthern Ireland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townLONDONDERRY
Postcode districtBT47
Dialling code028, +44 28
PoliceNorthern Ireland
FireNorthern Ireland
AmbulanceNorthern Ireland
EU ParliamentNorthern Ireland
UK ParliamentEast Londonderry
List of places
UK
Northern Ireland
County Londonderry
 
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Claudy
Scots: Tha Strang-rinnin Wattèr[1]
or Claudy[2]
Irish: Clóidigh
Claudy - geograph.org.uk - 473252.jpg
Main Street in the village
Claudy is located in Northern Ireland
Claudy
Claudy
 Claudy shown within Northern Ireland
Population1,316 (2001)
Irish grid referenceC541075
   – Belfast62 mi (100 km)  
DistrictDerry City
CountyCounty Londonderry
CountryNorthern Ireland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townLONDONDERRY
Postcode districtBT47
Dialling code028, +44 28
PoliceNorthern Ireland
FireNorthern Ireland
AmbulanceNorthern Ireland
EU ParliamentNorthern Ireland
UK ParliamentEast Londonderry
List of places
UK
Northern Ireland
County Londonderry

Coordinates: 54°54′44″N 7°09′26″W / 54.91222°N 7.15722°W / 54.91222; -7.15722

Claudy (from Irish: Clóidigh)[3] is a village and townland in County Londonderry, Northern Ireland. It lies in the Faughan Valley, 6 miles (9.7 km) southeast of Derry, where the River Glenrandal joins the River Faughan.

Claudy had a population of 1,316 people in the 2001 Census. It has two primary schools, two churches and a college named St Patrick's and St. Brigid's College.

History[edit]

Claudy suffered 13 fatalities during The Troubles, amounting to one per cent of its 2001 population. The death rate in Belfast, by comparison, was equivalent to just over half a percent, and that in Derry a quarter of a percent.[4] Nine of the 13 people killed died in the Claudy bombing in which three car bombs exploded on Main Street.

Sport[edit]

2001 Census[edit]

Claudy is classified as a village by the NI Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA) (i.e. with population between 1,000 and 2,250 people). On Census day (29 April 2001) there were 1,316 people living in Claudy. Of these:

For more details see: NI Neighbourhood Information Service

Education[edit]

NIMDM deprivation 2005[edit]

Of 582 wards in Northern Ireland, Claudy is ranked 241st.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Map and Placenames Key Derry City Council. Retrieved 11 October 2011.
  2. ^ The Online Scots Dictionary
  3. ^ "Claudy". Logainm.ie - Placenames database of Ireland. Retrieved 27 September 2011. 
  4. ^ Sutton Index of Deaths: Deaths by Geographical Location
  5. ^ NI Neighbourhood Information Service Northern Ireland Neighbourhood Information Service website

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