Patrick (parish)

Patrick (parish)

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Patrick is a parish in the Isle of Man.


The parish is a mountainous region including the northern slopes of Barrule and Slieauwhallin, and to the west, the Dalby mountains, with the Peel hills to the north. Glen Rushen is located between Mount Dalby and Barrule, called in its lower part Glemnaye. Through Glenmaye flows the Glenmaye river, with the Glemnaye waterfall, about one mile from the coast. There is also Glen Dhoo. In Glen Rushen There were slate quarries in Glen Rushen.

The population is partly agricultural, fishing, and mining, and is sparsely distributed over the parish. There are three villages, Dalby near the coast on the west side of Dalby montain, Foxdale a former mining village and Glen Maye, on the coast and home to the glen of the same name.cite news
title = Parish of Patrick
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date = 2006
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accessdate = 2008-10-05


The Isle of Man census 2006 lists the population as 1,294, a decrease of 11 from the population of 1,305 in 2001.cite news
title = Isle of Man Census 2006 Summary Results
pages = 3
publisher = Economic Affairs Division, Isle of Man Treasury
date = 2006
url =
format = PDF
accessdate = 2008-10-01


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