Ballymena


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Ballymena

(bălēmē`nə), town (1991 pop. 28,166) and district, NE Northern Ireland, on the Braid River. Linen, woolen goods, synthetic fibers, and carpets are produced in the town. According to tradition, St. Patrick worked as a herder at Slemish Mt., 5 mi (8.1 km) from Ballymena.

Ballymena

a district in central Northern Ireland, in Co. Antrim. Pop.: 59 516 (2003 est.). Area: 634 sq. km (247 sq. miles)
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But Baxter is wary of a Ballymena side that has lost just one of its last 10 outings and climbed into the top-six with a 3-1 win over Carrick Rangers last weekend.
6million Ambulance Station in Ballymena is a fantastic new facility for the local and surrounding area.
The Danske Bank Premiership champions saw off beaten Irish Cup finalists Ballymena United 4-2 in the shootout after an instantly forgettable and goalless 90 minutes.
But if I was a Ballymena player and defended the way they did today, I'd have been gutted if I hadn't got a point.
While visiting Northern Ireland, he shared a few days with a local family who took him to visit the Borough of Ballymena in County Antrim.
He said: "The days of suggesting Ballymena would cash in on our best players are long gone and to suggest otherwise, with no basis of fact, comes across as more than a little disrespectful.
Transport Minister Danny Kennedy said: This is a significant investment in the transport infrastructure of Ballymena and mid- Antrim area.
The multi-million pound mansion was built by William Fletcher Eaton, the third son of Canada's famous Ballymena migrant, Timothy Eaton.
Wright claimed the discussion centred on why he hadn't awarded striker Chris Scannell a penalty after the player appeared to have been trippered by Ballymena goal-keeper William McFrederick.
It was cruel luck on a Ballymena side who saw both Conor McCloskey and Johnny McMurray rattle the woodwork in the first-half.
Ballymena will benefit from a Au1 million financial injection goal is to boost opportunities and supporting business growth in the town.
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