The Limavady Town electoral area is 51.08 per cent Protestant and 45.21 per cent Catholic – the actual figures showing 4,152 Protestants living in the Limavady Town area on census day 2011 and 3,675 Catholics. … Of Ballykelly’s 1,753 residents, 873 are Catholic and 833 are Protestant.
Is Derry more 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||Derry and Strabane|
|Protestant and other Christian||25.4%|
Is Ballycastle Protestant or Catholic?
About 75 percent of the 5,500 residents of Ballycastle, which lies at the northern tip of Northern Ireland, are Catholic.
Is Limavady safe?
Limavady is generally a safe town. There is virtually no violent crime at all but taking the usual precautions (such as avoiding rough areas at night) will ensure you have no problems during your stay.
Why do Protestants call it Londonderry?
The right name for the city is Derry from the Irish Doire Cholm Chille – meaning the oak-grove of Colmkille. It got the name Londonderry from a company of swindlers that were founded in London, in the seventeenth century, to drive the native Irish off the land and to settle the place with English and Scots.
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 mainly Protestant or Catholic?
West Belfast remains the centre of the city’s Catholic population (in contrast with the east of the city which remains predominantly Protestant).