Drumbeg (from Irish: An Droim Beag meaning "the little ridge") is a small village and townland on the south bank of the River Lagan in County Down, Northern Ireland. The village is within the Lisburn City Council area and forms part of the suburban fringe of Belfast.
Places of interest
Of interest is the attractive Church of Ireland church (St. Patrick's) with its handsome lych-gate. The grave-yard attached to the church contains several interesting memorials.
Drumbeg is classified as a small village or hamlet by the NI Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA) (ie with population between 500 and 1,000). On Census day (29 April 2001) there were 727 people living in Drumbeg. Of these:
- 18.4% were aged under 16 years and 23.8% were aged 60 and over
- 45.3% of the population were male and 54.8% were female
- 12.7% were from a Catholic background and 83.2% were from a Protestant background
- 0.9% of people aged 16-74 were unemployed
For more details see: NI Neighbourhood Information Service
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