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Encyclopedia > Lisburn City Council
Lisburn City
Image:NorthernIrelandLisburn.png
Geography
Area
- Total
- % Water
Ranked 16th
447 km²
? %
Admin HQ Lisburn
ISO 3166-2 GB-LSB
ONS code 95S
Demographics
Population
- Total (2004)
- Density
Ranked 2nd
110,247
247 / km²
Community Protestant: 62.8%
Catholic: 33.4%
Politics
Lisburn City Council

http://www.lisburn.gov.uk
MPs Jeffrey Donaldson
Gerry Adams

Lisburn City Council is a Local Council partly in County Antrim and partly in County Down in Northern Ireland. Dispite it being a city in its own right it is classed as a Belfast Metropolitan Borough. Council headquarters are in the city of Lisburn. It was conferred city status in May 2002 as a result of the Council's success in the Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee competition. It is the second largest Council area in Northern Ireland with over 108,000 residents and an area of 174 square miles of southwest Antrim and northwest Down and stretches from Glenavy and Dundrod in the north to Dromara and Hillsborough in the south and from Drumbo in the east to Moira and Aghalee in the west. Image File history File links File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... This article explains the meaning of area as a Physical quantity. ... This is a list of Local Councils in Northern Ireland by area. ... To help compare different orders of magnitude and geographical regions, we list here areas between 100 km² and 1000 km². See also areas of other orders of magnitude. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... Lisburn (Lios na gCearrbhach in Irish) is a city split between County Antrim & County Down, Northern Ireland. ... The ISO 3166-2 codes for the United Kingdom correspond to the nations administrative divisions. ... The Office for National Statistics coding system is a hierarchical code used in the United Kingdom for tabulating census and other statistical data. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Density (symbol: ρ - Greek: rho) is the concentration of matter, or, a measure of mass per unit of volume. ... This is a list of Local Councils in Northern Ireland by population. ... This is a list of Local Councils in Northern Ireland by Protestant / Catholic community make-up In the 2001 decennial census, the Census Office for Northern Ireland (CONI) asked a new question to attempt to achieve a more accurate depiction of the balance of the mainly Unionist Protestant and mainly... Image File history File links Arms of Lisburn City Council This image depicts a seal, an emblem, a coat of arms or a crest. ... This is a list of MPs elected in the UK general election, 2005 to the House of Commons for the Fifty-Fourth Parliament of the United Kingdom at the United Kingdom general election, 2005, arranged by constituency. ... Jeffrey Mark Donaldson (born 7 December 1962) is a Northern Irish politician and Member of Parliament for Lagan Valley. ... Gerry Adams Gerry Adams, MP, MLA, (born October 6, 1948) is an Northern Irish politician and absentionist Member of Parliament for West Belfast. ... County Antrim ( in [Gaelic) is one of the six Irish counties that form Northern Ireland. ... County Down, (An Dún in Irish) is one of the six counties of Northern Ireland, covering an area of 2,448 km² (945 square miles). ... official_languages = Englishde facto5| Dieu et mon droit (Royal motto) (French for God and my right)3 Northern Irelands location within the UK Official languages English, Irish, Ulster Scots Capital and largest city Belfast First Minister Office suspended Area  - Total Ranked 4th 13,843 km² Population  - Total (2001)  - Density Ranked... Montreal skyline at night For alternate meanings see city (disambiguation) A city is an urban area that is differentiated from a town, village, or hamlet by size, population density, importance, or legal status. ... Lisburn (Lios na gCearrbhach in Irish) is a city split between County Antrim & County Down, Northern Ireland. ... 2002 (MMII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Windsor), born 21 April 1926, is the Queen regnant of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Jamaica, Barbados, the Bahamas, Grenada, Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands, Tuvalu, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Antigua and Barbuda... This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Moira can refer to many things: In Greek mythology, Moira (not the same thing as one of the Moirae) was the personification of fate and necessity. ... Aghalee is a small village in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. ...


The Lisburn City Council area consists of 5 electoral areas: Downshire, Dunmurry Cross, Killultagh, Lisburn Town North and Lisburn Town South. It has 30 councillors last elected in 2005 and serving a four year term. The members elected were from the following political parties: 13 Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), 7 Ulster Unionist Party (UUP), 4 Sinn Fein, 3 Alliance Party and 3 Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP). The current Mayor is Councillor Jonathan Craig(DUP) and the Deputy Mayor is Councillor Treavor Lunn (APNI). 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Democratic Unionist Party is a hardline unionist party in Northern Ireland led by Ian Paisley. ... The Ulster Unionist Party (UUP, sometimes referred to as the Official Unionist Party or OUP or, in a historic sense, simply the Unionist Party ) is a moderate unionist political party in Northern Ireland, which formed its government between 1921 and 1972 and was supported by most unionists throughout the Troubles. ... Sinn Féin (in the Irish language ourselves or we ourselves; not as sometimes incorrectly translated, ourselves alone) is an Irish political party. ... The Alliance Party of Northern Ireland (APNI), is a political party operating in Northern Ireland. ... The Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP — Irish: Páirtí Sóisialta Daonlathach an Lucht Oibre) is the smaller of the two major nationalist parties in Northern Ireland. ...


Recently the council took the unusual and controversial decision to fly the Union Flag from all of its properties 365 days of the year, a move which many nationalist residents consider unnecessarily provocative. Flag Ratio: 1:2 The Union Flag or Union Jack is the flag most commonly associated with the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and was also used throughout the former British Empire. ... The Irish Nationalist movement began in the 18th century when Theobald Wolfe Tone attempted two uprisings in the 1790s. ...


The next election is due to take place in May 2009.


In elections for the Westminster Parliament it is split between the Lagan Valley constituency and the West Belfast constituency. The Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is the supreme legislative institution in the United Kingdom and British overseas territories (it alone has parliamentary sovereignty). ... Lagan Valley is a Parliamentary Constituency in the House of Commons and also an Assembly constituency in the Northern Ireland Assembly. ... West Belfast is a Parliamentary Constituency in the House of Commons and also an Assembly constituency in the Northern Ireland Assembly. ...


See also

Northern Ireland is divided into 26 Local Council areas. ...

External link

  • Lisburn.com


United Kingdom | Ireland | Northern Ireland | Districts of Northern Ireland

Antrim | Ards | Armagh | Ballymena | Ballymoney | Banbridge | Belfast | Carrickfergus | Castlereagh | Coleraine | Cookstown | Craigavon | Derry | Down | Dungannon and South Tyrone | Fermanagh | Larne | Limavady | Lisburn | Magherafelt | Moyle | Newry and Mourne | Newtownabbey | North Down | Omagh | Strabane official_languages = Englishde facto5| Dieu et mon droit (Royal motto) (French for God and my right)3 Northern Irelands location within the UK Official languages English, Irish, Ulster Scots Capital and largest city Belfast First Minister Office suspended Area  - Total Ranked 4th 13,843 km² Population  - Total (2001)  - Density Ranked... Northern Ireland is divided into 26 districts for local government purposes. ... Antrim Borough Council is a Local Council in County Antrim in Northern Ireland. ... Ards Borough Council is a Local Council in County Down, Northern Ireland. ... The Armagh City and District Council is a local council in County Armagh in Northern Ireland. ... Ballymena Borough Council is a Local Council in County Antrim in Northern Ireland. ... Ballymoney Borough Council is a Local Council in County Antrim in Northern Ireland. ... Banbridge District Council is a Local Council in County Down in Northern Ireland. ... Belfast City Council is the largest local council serving the largest city in Northern Ireland which has a population of 277,391. ... Carrickfergus Borough Council is a Local Council in County Antrim in Northern Ireland. ... For the statesman commonly called Castlereagh, see Robert Stewart, Viscount Castlereagh Castlereagh Borough Council is a Local Council in Northern Ireland. ... Coleraine Borough Council is a Local Council partly in County Antrim and partly in County Londonderry in Northern Ireland. ... Cookstown District Council is a Local Council covering an area partly in County Tyrone and partly in County Londonderry. ... Craigavon Borough Council is a Local Council in County Armagh in Northern Ireland. ... Derry City Council (Londonderry County Borough Council until 1984) is a district council in County Londonderry in Northern Ireland. ... Down District Council is a Local Council in County Down in Northern Ireland. ... Dungannon and South Tyrone Borough Council is a Local Council in County Tyrone in Northern Ireland. ... Fermanagh District Council is a Local Council in County Fermanagh in Northern Ireland. ... Larne Borough Council is a Local Council in County Antrim in Northern Ireland. ... Limavady Borough Council is a Local Council in County Londonderry in Northern Ireland. ... Magherafelt District Council is a Local Council in County Derry in Northern Ireland. ... Moyle District Council is a Local Council in County Antrim in the north-east corner of Northern Ireland. ... Newry and Mourne District Council is a Local Council in Northern Ireland covering an area including much of the south of County Armagh and the south of County Down and has a population of 87,000. ... Newtownabbey Borough Council is a Local Council in County Antrim in Northern Ireland. ... North Down Borough Council is a Local Council in County Down in Northern Ireland. ... Omagh District Council is a Local Council in County Tyrone in Northern Ireland. ... Strabane District Council is a Local Council in County Tyrone in the Occupied 6 Counties of Ireland. ...

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Lisburn City Council - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (252 words)
Lisburn City Council is a Local Council partly in County Antrim and partly in County Down in Northern Ireland.
Council headquarters are in the city of Lisburn.
It was conferred city status in May 2002 as a result of the Council's success in the Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee competition.
Newshound: Daily Northern Ireland news catalog - Irish News article (238 words)
Lisburn councillor Paul Butler said that many nationalists had been intimidated from using the council-owned Leisureplex complex after a July 12 bonfire was recently built in the centre's carpark.
A spokeswoman for Lisburn council said it was committed to ensuring a "safe, clean and healthy environment" for the city and was working closely with residents around the Leisureplex site to ensure no further material was dumped in the car park.
She said the council liaised with police, fire and roads agencies over the removal of bonfire and other materials from roads, and with other statutory authorities and private landowners regarding the removal of material from areas of land it owned.
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