THE BAHÁ'ÍS OF CASTLEREAGH
WHERE WE ARE
The first references to Castlereagh were made in 1148AD with a battle between soldiers of Ulidia (a townland near Carrickfergus) who occupied the land and raiders from Tyrone. The name itself comes from the Caislen Riabhach or Grey Castle of the ONeills that once perched on the Castlereagh Hills. This has since disappeared into the land scape and many a man has his own idea of were it was.
Castlereagh is an urban borough taking in the east and south suburbs of
Belfast. It has no town centre but its two main population centres are the
large villages of Carryduff which is a market village and Dundonald which is
home to the Ulster hospital. A notable sight overlooking Dundonald is the seat
of government in Northern Ireland (Parliament Buildings at Stormont, and