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Looking towards Ballyrobert village along Springwell Road
Ballyrobert Orange Hall

Ballyrobert (from Irish Baile Riobaird)[1] is a small village in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. It is about 4 km south of Ballyclare and has developed around the junction of the Ballyrobert Road and the Mossley Road/The Longshot. It had a population of 587 people in the 2001 Census. It was within the Newtownabbey Borough Council area which became the Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council in 2015.

2001 Census

Ballyrobert is classified as a small village by the Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA) (i.e. with population between 500 and 1,000 people). On Census day (29 April 2001) there were 587 people living in Ballyrobert. Of these:

For more details see: NI Neighbourhood Information Service


The local school in Ballyrobert is called The Thompson Primary. https://www.thethompsonprimary.com/ is for both males and females aged between 4 and 12 years. This is taken from the school's website... "Our ethos is firmly based on Christian principles and we aim to make each child feel valued and cared for. Our school motto is 'Every Child Matters' and we share in the nurture of every child in a stimulating yet secure environment."


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