THE BAHÁ'ÍS OF NEWTOWNABBEY
WHERE WE ARENewtownabbey (Irish: Baile Nua na Mainistreach) is a large northen suburb of Belfast in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. Newtownabbey Urban Area is directly north of Belfast and contains a large number of smaller developments, including Carnmoney, Ballyduff, Glengormley, Jordanstown, Monkstown, Rathcoole and Whiteabbey.
The new town of Newtownabbey was created in 1958 from the existing villages of Carnmoney, Glengormley, Whitehouse, Jordanstown, Monkstown and Whiteabbey. In 1973, Ballyclare and its rural hinterland were added to the Newtownabbey Urban District Council to form the new Newtownabbey District Council, which was later awarded the status of borough.