County Down

County Down, or An Dún in Irish, is one of the six counties in Northern Ireland. It is home to the No. 1 ranked golf course outside of the US and has beautiful natural landscapes. Our county town is Downpatrick and we have a population of approximately 531,665. We look forward to helping you connect with your ancestors’ place of origin.

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Buildings from County Down

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Holywood House
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St Mary's Church, Kilmood, Co Down
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St. John's Lighthouse, Co. Down
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Connelly 20 Jul 2019 13:47
O’Neil/O’Neal families 24 Jun 2019 4:57
Cemetery at Saint Patrick's Church of Ireland in Newry, County Down where my ancestor William Humphreys is buried 17 Jun 2019 10:06
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County Down Local Guide

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