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Craigavon,

town (1991 pop. 11,000) and district, S central Northern Ireland. Craigavon was designated one of the new townsnew towns,
planned urban communities in Great Britain, developed by long-term loans from the central government and first authorized by the New Towns Act of 1946. The chief purpose of the act was to reduce congestion in the great cities (or at least prevent its increase) through
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 in 1962, primarily to stimulate economic growth. Named after Northern Ireland's first prime minister, James Craig, the town has important fruit-growing and livestock industries. Other manufactures include textiles, metal fabrication, food processing, pharmaceuticals, and automotive parts. The Craigavon district is a major economic center in Northern Ireland.

Craigavon

a district in central Northern Ireland, in Co. Armagh. Pop.: 57 685 (2001). Area: 279 sq. km (108 sq. miles)
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Address : Craigavon Civic and Conference Centre PO Box 66 Lakeview Road
Jan Banks, whose two-year-old son Lorcan Maguire has CF, said: "It was wonderful but so sad to see and speak to the supporters of the Lay Down For CF protest in Craigavon. I can't believe that over three-and-ahalf years since Orkambi was licensed, and with 255 now dead who could have benefitted from it, we are still fighting this fight."
The politician made it to Craigavon Area Hospital and gave birth to son Charlie that night.
Police were also attacked by masked youths in the Craigavon area when they arrested high profile republican Colin Duffy, 41, in a dawn raid at his home in Lurgan over the murder of the two soldiers - Mark Quinsey, 23, from Birmingham, and Patrick Azimkar, 21, from London, And it was confirmed that among those arrested was also 32-year-old Declan McGlinchey, son of notorious republican paramilitary leader Dominic McGlinchey who before his death was dubbed the most wanted man in Ireland.
Upper Bann MP David Simpson condemned the Craigavon attacks and called on people to help the security forces stamp out dissident republican violence.
Craigavon mayor Jonathan Bell said: "We are now seeing grotesque references to women being raped.
Meanwhile, police are investigating the possibility that the man shot dead in Craigavon may have been the victim of a fallout among local criminals.
Address : Craigavon Civic and Conference Centre PO Box 66 Lakeview Road Postal Code: BT64 1AL City: Craigavon
Lake Road Services Ltd., will be the owner of the business the Directors of which are:-Lorne Ciaran Greene and Thomas Anthony Greene both care of 10, Lake Road, Craigavon, in the County of Armagh BT65 4AF.
A PSNI spokesperson said: "Police are investigating historic cases of voyeurism at Craigavon Area Hospital.
Mr Fegan was removed from the building and taken to intensive care in the Craigavon Hospital.
He appeared at Craigavon Magistrates Court alongside Andrew Orr Gibson (26), a farm labourer, of Redergan Road, Beragh, Co Tyrone, who was charged with riotous behaviour in connection with the trouble that night, during which police were bombarded with concrete blocks and fireworks.