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Garvagh (or Garbhachadh meaning "rough field") is a village in County Londonderry, Northern Ireland. [1]

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Adrian McQuillan

Adrian McQuillan, MLA (8 June 1965, Ballymoney) is a DUP politician in Northern Ireland.

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Ballerin is a small village between Garvagh and Ringsend in County Londonderry, Northern Ireland.

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Baron Garvagh

Baron Garvagh, of Garvagh in the County of Londonderry, is a title in the Peerage of Ireland.

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Catholic Church

The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with more than 1.299 billion members worldwide.

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Causeway Coast and Glens

Causeway Coast and Glens is a local government district covering most of the northern part of Northern Ireland.

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A cenotaph is an empty tomb or a monument erected in honour of a person or group of people whose remains are elsewhere.

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Church of Ireland

The Church of Ireland (Eaglais na hÉireann; Ulster-Scots: Kirk o Airlann) is a Christian church in Ireland and an autonomous province of the Anglican Communion.

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Coleraine (Flanaghan, Deirdre & Laurence; Irish Place Names, page 194. Gill & Macmillan, 2002.) is a large town and civil parish near the mouth of the River Bann in County Londonderry, Northern Ireland.

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County Londonderry

County Londonderry (Contae Dhoire; Ulster-Scots: Coontie Lunnonderrie), also known as County Derry, is one of the six counties of Northern Ireland.

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Donnchadh Ó hAmhsaigh

Donnchadh Ó hAmhsaigh (Donnchadh Ó Hámsaigh), known in English as Denis Hampsey, Denis Hampson or Denis Hempson (1695 – 5 or 11 November 1807), was an Irish harper.

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East Londonderry (Assembly constituency)

East Londonderry (also referred to as East Derry;, Ulster Scots: East Lunnonderrie) is a constituency in the Northern Ireland Assembly.

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East Londonderry (UK Parliament constituency)

East Londonderry is a parliamentary constituency in the United Kingdom House of Commons.

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Frederick William FitzSimons

Frederick William FitzSimons (6 August 1870 Garvagh, Ireland – 25 March 1951 Grahamstown), was an Irish-born South African naturalist, noted as a herpetologist for his research on snakes and their venom, and on the commercial production of anti-venom.

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Garvagh High School

Garvagh High School was a secondary school located in Garvagh, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland.

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Garvagh railway station

Garvagh railway station was on the Derry Central Railway which ran from Magherafelt to Macfin Junction in Northern Ireland.

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Glenullin was previously a rural area but has now expanded to become a small village in a valley between the villages of Garvagh, Swatragh and Dungiven, and lies in the borough of Coleraine, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland.

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Herpetology (from Greek "herpein" meaning "to creep") is the branch of zoology concerned with the study of amphibians (including frogs, toads, salamanders, newts, and caecilians (gymnophiona)) and reptiles (including snakes, lizards, amphisbaenids, turtles, terrapins, tortoises, crocodilians, and the tuataras).

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James Dougherty (civil servant)

Sir James Brown Dougherty, (13 November 1844 – 3 January 1934) was an Irish clergyman, academic, civil servant and politician.

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Member of the Legislative Assembly (Northern Ireland)

Members of the Legislative Assembly (MLAs; Comhaltaí den Tionól Reachtach, CTRs; Ulster-Scots: Laa-Makkan Forgaitherars, LMFs) are representatives elected by the voters to the Northern Ireland Assembly.

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Moneydig Presbyterian Church

Moneydig Presbyterian Church is a Presbyterian congregation outside Garvagh, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland.

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Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland (Tuaisceart Éireann; Ulster-Scots: Norlin Airlann) is a part of the United Kingdom in the north-east of the island of Ireland, variously described as a country, province or region.

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Plantation of Ulster

The Plantation of Ulster (Plandáil Uladh; Ulster-Scots: Plantin o Ulstèr) was the organised colonisation (plantation) of Ulstera province of Irelandby people from Great Britain during the reign of James VI and I. Most of the colonists came from Scotland and England, although there was a small number of Welsh settlers.

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Presbyterianism is a part of the reformed tradition within Protestantism which traces its origins to Britain, particularly Scotland, and Ireland.

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Protestantism is the second largest form of Christianity with collectively more than 900 million adherents worldwide or nearly 40% of all Christians.

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Raising of school leaving age

The raising of school leaving age (often shortened to ROSLA) is an act brought into force when the legal age a child is allowed to leave compulsory education increases.

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Ribbonism, whose supporters were usually called Ribbonmen, was a 19th-century popular movement of poor Catholics in Ireland.

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The Battle of Garvagh

"The Battle of Garvagh" is a traditional Irish song of the nineteenth century.

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The Troubles

The Troubles (Na Trioblóidí) was an ethno-nationalist conflict in Northern Ireland during the late 20th century.

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The Troubles in Garvagh

The Troubles in Garvagh recounts incidents during, and the effects of, The Troubles in Garvagh, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland.

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United Kingdom census, 2001

A nationwide census, known as Census 2001, was conducted in the United Kingdom on Sunday, 29 April 2001.

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A village is a clustered human settlement or community, larger than a hamlet but smaller than a town, with a population ranging from a few hundred to a few thousand.

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Warwickshire (abbreviated Warks) is a landlocked county in the West Midlands of England.

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Worshipful Company of Ironmongers

The Worshipful Company of Ironmongers is one of the livery companies of the City of London, incorporated under a Royal Charter in 1463.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Garvagh

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