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Derrynoose is a village and civil parish in south County Armagh, Northern Ireland, 4.5km south-west of Keady.The village lies partly in the townland of Mullyard (in the civil parish of Derrynoose) and partly in the townland of Crossnamoyle (in the civil parish of Keady). The civil parish is situated in the historic baronies of Armagh and Tiranny and is within the Armagh City and District Council area.DemographyDerrynoose is classed as Rural according to the Statistical Classification and Delineation of Settlements Report 2005. On Census Day 29 April 2001 the resident population of Derrynoose ward was 2956. Of this population, 30.1% were under 16 years old and 12.3% were aged 60 and above.84.3% identified as Catholic and 15.4% as Protestant or other Christian background.ServicesThe nearest hospital to Derrynoose is Daisy Hill Hospital. Primary education is provided by Our Lady's & St Mochua's Primary School.The local GAA club, St Mochua's (Cumann Naomh Mochua), is the main sporting outlet for the community and plays football in the Intermediate league and championship in Armagh and hurling in the Junior league and championship. The local community centre and GAA club use the same building. It also includes a bar.

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