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a market town in Northern Ireland: reputedly the burial place of Saint Patrick. Pop: 10 316 (2001)
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  • The year of his death is uncertain, but we know that he must have been a very old man, and that he was buried at downpatrick.

    Holidays & Happy-Days Hamish Hendry
  • The most ancient and celebrated is the abbey or cathedral of downpatrick.

  • The memory of his first victories is perpetuated in the name, downpatrick,--that is: the Dwelling of Patrick.

  • At downpatrick, where he built his cathedral, he took a little fawn which his men would have killed, and carried it in his breast.

  • It is a much more primitive structure than those at the Struel Wells, near downpatrick.

    Ulster Folklore Elizabeth Andrews
  • Down, and I was told that the great rath at downpatrick had been a very gentle place, meaning one inhabited by fairies.

    Ulster Folklore Elizabeth Andrews
  • Killala Bay is flanked on the west by downpatrick Head, which rises two thousand feet sheer above the sea-level.

    Romantic Ireland; volume 2/2 M.F and B. McM. Mansfield
  • I walked about the steep streets of downpatrick quite a while, after I reached the town, and found them unusually quaint.

    The Charm of Ireland Burton Egbert Stevenson
  • After this victory De Courcy settled in downpatrick with his followers, and built a strong castle there for his better security.

  • At the instigation of a ghost a lawsuit took place at downpatrick in 1685.

    Irish Witchcraft and Demonology St. John D. (St. John Drelincourt) Seymour

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