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Town of Lurgan
Lurgan (An Lorgain in Irish), a town in Northern Ireland with a population of approximately 25,000, is situated near the southern shore of Lough Neagh, approximately 18 miles southwest of Belfast. Since 2015, it has been part of the District of Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon and, from 1973 to 2015, was within the former Borough of Craigavon. Prior to 1973, it formed the Urban District of Lurgan within County Armagh, one of the six former counties of Northern Ireland (which are now purely traditional counties, no longer with administrative authority).
Lurgan Jewish Community
The following was the only Jewish congregation in Lurgan:
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