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Knocknagore Cottage is a family owned business run by Conall & Carmel McEvoy, and their five children.

THe history of knocknagore Cottage

Knocknagore, derives its name from the Irish “Cnoc naGabhar” which means “Hill of the Goats”. Some people say the description suits us well.It is located in the Ancient Parish of Tullylish between the Town of Banbridge and Portadown. The River Bann meanders through this beautiful area and this area was once home to a thriving Linen Industry, largely down the chemical properties of the water in the River Bann in the area. The Linen Industry was probably one of the biggest industries in Ireland at the start of the 20th Century. It is said that the main road which passes through Tullylish was one of the most industrial roads in the whole of Europe. Thousands of people were employed in the many mills that lined the River Bann, and many of them are still standing today but unfortunately though, no longer in use. John Butler Yeats father of the renowned William Butler Yeats, who is widely considered to be one of the greatest poets of the 20th Century. John Butler Yeats was brought up at the Vicarage Farm, which is only a few hundred yards and visible from Knocknagore Cottage.

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Knocknagore Cottage

The McEvoy family have lived and farmed in the Townland of Knocknagore for at least 7 generations, we are one of the oldest families in the area. Our family has spread across the world, however, they always return to Knocknagore. It is where we call “home”. Please allow us to share this special place with you and you will discover why we love it so much.

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54 Knocknagore Road Gilford, Craigavon, Co Armagh, BT63 6AW

Why stay at Knocknagore Cottage?

  • It is a very central location 30 mins from Belfast
  • 1 hour from Dublin -Beautiful views of the green rolling CO Down Countryside
  • Beautiful views of the Mourne Mountains and also Slieve Gullion situated to the South West of the Mournes in Co Armagh
  • Fabulous walks, locally and also the Scarva to Newry Towpath. Very Popular
  • Centrally located to the Historic Market Town of Banbridge with its wonderful shops and restaurants and also the amazing bargains at the wonderful Boulevard Shopping Outlet Complex

Knockagnore Cottages

Relax in the beautiful Knocknagore Holiday Cottage near Banbridge, make yourself at home and relax in our self catering accommodation holiday cottages - close to Banbridge in County Down


54 Knocknagore Road
nr. Banbridge, Gilford,
Craigavon, Co Armagh, BT63 6AW