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Re: Lurgan
« Reply #90 on: March 24, 2017, 10:15:44 PM »
One of the dancers on RTE's 'Dancing With The Stars' final on Sunday is from Lurgan. Ryan McShane if know him.

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Re: Lurgan
« Reply #91 on: March 24, 2017, 10:37:15 PM »

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Re: Lurgan
« Reply #92 on: March 24, 2017, 10:54:27 PM »
Correct me if i'm wrong but if you're from one of the 7 Derry's then you're officially a Munchie...

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Whats the other 2...can't remember...Is Derryloiste one?
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Re: Lurgan
« Reply #93 on: March 24, 2017, 11:01:24 PM »
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Re: Lurgan
« Reply #94 on: March 24, 2017, 11:28:12 PM »
Two towns really. Nationalist bit and unionist bit. I did a fair bit of work about it, both halves, the funny thing is both bits a full of decent friendly people that is toward outsiders. it's just other lurgan folk they dislike.
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Re: Lurgan
« Reply #95 on: March 25, 2017, 12:05:42 AM »
Correct me if i'm wrong but if you're from one of the 7 Derry's then you're officially a Munchie...

Derrymacash
Derrytrasna
Derryadd
Derrymore
Derrycrowe

Whats the other 2...can't remember...Is Derryloiste one?
Derrycor.

Derryloiste would probably be one, but I think most people just call that area Kinnego.

Derrymore's out Aghagallon/Aghalee way.

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Re: Lurgan
« Reply #96 on: March 25, 2017, 05:27:40 AM »
Correct me if i'm wrong but if you're from one of the 7 Derry's then you're officially a Munchie...

Derrymacash
Derrytrasna
Derryadd
Derrymore
Derrycrowe

Whats the other 2...can't remember...Is Derryloiste one?

Aghagallon has seven derrys. Derrymore, Derryhirk etc. Stiffler or G's man will name the rest. It's too early for me to think of them all.

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Re: Lurgan
« Reply #97 on: March 25, 2017, 07:56:42 AM »
Correct me if i'm wrong but if you're from one of the 7 Derry's then you're officially a Munchie...

Derrymacash
Derrytrasna
Derryadd
Derrymore
Derrycrowe

Whats the other 2...can't remember...Is Derryloiste one?

Aghagallon has seven derrys. Derrymore, Derryhirk etc. Stiffler or G's man will name the rest. It's too early for me to think of them all.
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Re: Lurgan
« Reply #98 on: April 27, 2017, 01:35:17 PM »

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Re: Lurgan
« Reply #99 on: April 27, 2017, 03:38:12 PM »
We'll be getting out our Three Pronged Revolver again for the Derrymacash ones..........

An incident that took place in Aghagallon in 1790 became known as "The Battle of Annaghdroghal Bridge". A group of Protestant men from the nearby village of Waringstown, accompanied by flute and drum and under the command of Colonel Sharp, marched from Waringstown at the request of Lord Waring to plough and prepare a field in Aghagallon for a friend and fellow English landowner and Orangeman. Their journey from Waringstown to Aghagallon was a controversial one, with several incidents occurring along the way in the town of Lurgan.

As Col. Sharp and his men reached the Annaghdroghal Bridge just east of Aghagallon they were met by local men who refused them passage. A fight incurred and the Battle of Annaghdroghal began. Col. Sharp led his men in the first attack and was fatally wounded by "The Darkie" McStravick, receiving a chest wound from a three pronged muck fork. McStravick fled the scene and dumped the fork (The Three Pronged Revolver) down a dry well at Derryclone. The fork was retrieved around 1890 from the well and was presented to a local museum by Phelim McStravick in 2008
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Re: Lurgan
« Reply #100 on: April 27, 2017, 03:41:33 PM »
"Aghacommon"...Cough cough ;)
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Re: Lurgan
« Reply #101 on: April 27, 2017, 03:49:23 PM »
Pedantic Pat!
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Re: Lurgan
« Reply #102 on: April 27, 2017, 04:01:03 PM »
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« Reply #103 on: April 27, 2017, 04:27:30 PM »
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Re: Lurgan
« Reply #104 on: February 13, 2018, 11:53:39 AM »
See the town made the headlines again yesterday after a mighty hullabaloo at the graveyard. Reports of 4 people stabbed and the air ambulance on the scene.  Somehow only one person arrested. This could easily be in the WTF thread. No respect even at funerals these days.