Coleraine (from the Irish: Cúil Raithin meaning "Ferny corner") is a very large town in County Londonderry, Northern Ireland near to the mouth of the River Bann. It is 55 miles (88.5 km) northwest of Belfast and 30 miles (48.3 km) east of Derry City, both of which are linked by major roads and railway connections. George Best Belfast City Airport to the south–east, City of Derry Airport, 25 miles (40.2 km) to the west, and the main regional airport, Belfast International Airport, to the south are all relatively accessible from Coleraine.
Notable people[change | change source]
- Famous people who have lived in Coleraine include the actor James Nesbitt, Andrew Bonar Law who was Prime minister of the United Kingdom for a short period in the 1920s, and also suspected serial killer John Bodkin Adams.
References[change | change source]
Other websites[change | change source]
- Coleraine Borough Council
- Coleraine Community Safety Partnership Archived 2007-10-09 at the Wayback Machine
- Coleraine Youth Forum Archived 2006-12-07 at the Wayback Machine