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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Danny Kennedy said: a This scheme will link up two existing footways on the Ballymena Road in Cullybackey either side of the railway crossing, providing a continuous safe pedestrian route from Cullybackey to Ballymena.
Nemec, who crashed his car into a wall beside Greenmount Roundabout in Ballymena, was banned from driving for a year and fined pounds 200.
Ballymena looked lively whenever they managed to get their high tempo game going, while Clontarf gained ground through strong surges from their renowned ball-carriers and by better line-kicking.
The programme will be run in a partnership between Ballymena Borough Council and the Police and Community Safety Partnership (PCSP).
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Rock's equally narrow home defeat in the Dublin derby ensured that Ballymena will lead the league going into 2003 and they look good bets to still be in the shake-up come the end of the season.
It has to scour the shops and cafes of Ballymena to track down the little girl for whom he was made.
This new ambulance station in Ballymena represents such a service, supporting the highest level of patient care through service provision, strategic direction and staff training.
But George McMullan, James Knowles, former Ballymena ace Johnny Flynn and Smyth made no mistake and the North Belfast men will begin the new domestic season with one trophy already in the bag.
HAND AND DELIVER: Ballymena striker Paul Brown gets to grips with Linfield's William Murphy at the Showgrounds' TOE-STOPPER: Ballymena's Gordon Simms gets his foot to the ball ahead of Peter Thompson
Superintendent Terry Shevlin said: ``This was not all destined for Ballymena,it would have been distributed further than that.