- a market town in Northern Ireland: reputedly the burial place of Saint Patrick. Pop: 10 316 (2001)
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And the claims of Downpatrick to this great honor are not seriously disputed.One Irish Summer
William Eleroy Curtis
The most ancient and celebrated is the abbey or cathedral of Downpatrick.
He it was that resided in Derlus, to the south of Dun-leth-glaise (Downpatrick).
At Downpatrick, where he built his cathedral, he took a little fawn which his men would have killed, and carried it in his breast.Peeps at Many Lands: Ireland
It is a much more primitive structure than those at the Struel Wells, near Downpatrick.Ulster Folklore