|Irish: Ard Mhic Nasca|
St Colmcille's church on High Street
Holywood shown within Northern Ireland
|Population||12,131 (2011 Census)|
|District||Ards and North Down|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|EU Parliament||Northern Ireland|
|UK Parliament||North Down|
|NI Assembly||North Down|
|Website||Holywood virtual community|
Holywood (// HOL-ee-wuud) is a town in the metropolitan area of Belfast in County Down, Northern Ireland. It is a civil parish and townland of 755 acres lying on the shore of Belfast Lough, between Belfast and Bangor. Holywood Exchange and Belfast City Airport are nearby. The town hosts an annual jazz and blues festival.
References[change | change source]
- "The Online Scots Dictionary". Scots Online. http://www.scots-online.org/dictionary/read_dictionary.asp?letter=H&CurPage=7. Retrieved 26 September 2016.