Ballyrogan townland lies east of Dundonald, between the two roads to Newtownards.
Two things to know:
- Don’t confuse it with neighbouring Ballyregan.
2. Most of the houses on Ballyrogan Park and Ballyrogan Road are actually in Greengraves townland.
According to the PLACENAMESNI website, the origin of the name Ballyrogan is the Irish Baile Uí Ruagáin meaning “O’Rogan’s townland”. The townland name was carved into this gravestone in Dundonald churchyard in 1823 for the Tom family.
Which civil parish is Ballyrogan in? Newtownards.
Which townlands border Ballyrogan? To the north, on the other side of the Belfast Road, Killarn and Ballybarnes. To the east, Milecross and Ballycullen. To the south and west, straddling the A20 Kempe Stones Road, Greengraves.
Which council area is Ballyrogan in? Ards and North Down Borough Council
Which county is Ballyrogan in? County Down