Your question: Is Larne FC Catholic or Protestant?

We are a Majority Unionist/Protestant town.

Is Larne Catholic or Protestant?

The perception of Larne is often that of a solidly Protestant, unionist town. But in fact Catholics make up almost a quarter of the population.

Which Northern Ireland football teams are Catholic?

Of the major clubs in the Irish League, Ballymena, Coleraine, Crusaders, Glenavon, Glentoran and Portadown are all mainly supported by Protestants, only Cliftonville has a predominantly Catholic following.

Author(s): Alan Bairner and Peter Shirlow
Pages: 5-26
Subject Area(s): Culture/Identity, Deprivation, NI Conflict

Do Protestants play GAA?

Protestants who play GAA are as rare as hens teeth in Northern Ireland. I’d doubt if there are or were any. You have to think about the circumstances in which GAA is promoted. Its a sport taught in Catholic Maintained Schools and played in clubs by people with a mainly nationalistic/Irish political and cultural bent.

Is Belfast Catholic or Protestant?

In the Belfast City Council and Derry and Strabane District Council areas, the figures at ward level vary from 95% Protestant to 99% Catholic.

List of districts in Northern Ireland by religion or religion brought up in.

District Belfast
Catholic 48.8%
Protestant and other Christian 42.5%
Other 8.7%

Do any Catholics support Northern Ireland football?

Absolutely. All the Catholics in NI as well as the Protestants support the NI soccer team.

Is Crusaders a Catholic team?

The two clubs are north Belfast rivals. Cliftonville have a mainly Catholic fanbase, while Crusaders have a mostly Protestant support. Seaview, Crusaders’ ground, is on the mainly loyalist Shore Road.

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