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The Birches (from the Irish: Coill Bheithe meaning "birch forest") is a small village in County Armagh, Northern Ireland, 6 miles north west of Portadown and close to junction 12 on the M1 Motorway. In the 2001 Census it had a population of 150 people. It is situated in Craigavon Borough Council area.

Two parts to the village can be distinguished, that at Robinstown Road, centred on a public housing estate and a school, and that part adjacent to the M1 junction.


Places of interest


  • Birches Primary School


See also

Coordinates: 54°29′N 6°33′W / 54.483°N 6.55°W / 54.483; -6.55



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