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Ballooly RC

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County : Down

Denomination : Roman Catholic

Graveyard Name : Ballooly RC

Civil Parish : Garvaghy

Town / Townland : Ballooly

OS Reference : J204465

Other Information : This is in the townland of Ballooly and civil parish of Garvaghy This parish however is joined to the parish of Dromore under Roman Catholic jurisdiction The church is at road level and the graveyard extends down the hill on two sides The oldest stone dates from 1825 and all with dates prior to 1900 have been copied, though there are not many of any period There is a tablet in the porch which reads "Church of All Saints, Ballela, Erected 1822 First reconstruction, 1846 and dedication by Right Rev Dr Blake, 1849 Second reconstruction and re-dedication by Most Rev Dr O'Doherty, 1950 AMDG".

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