Famous as the home of the legendary Irish Whiskey, this is a lovely old vintage photo view of Bushmills Village from across the bridge. The town's name is derived from the River Bush one of Northern Ireland's salmon rivers.
Scene: Bridge and Villagegeneral view
Date: 1930's (estimate)
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- Read about Bushmills below
Bushmills, County Antrim
Bushmills (in Irish: Muileann na Buaise) is a village on the north coast of County Antrim, Northern Ireland. Bushmills had 1,319 inhabitants in the 2001 Census and is 95 km from Belfast, 10 km from Ballycastle and 15 km from Coleraine. The town's name is derived from the River Bush one of Northern Ireland's salmon rivers.
Places of interest
The village is best known as the location of the Old Bushmills Distillery, founded in 1608, which is the oldest licensed distillery in the world.
Giant's Causeway, located 2 miles (3 km) north.
Bushmills is classified as a village by the NI Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA) (ie with a population between 1,000 and 2,250 people). On Census day (29 April 2001) there were 1,319 people living in Bushmills. Of these:
19.9 were aged under 16 and 22.1 were aged 60 and over
49.2 of the population were male and 50.8 were female
2.2 were from a Catholic background and 97.0 were from a Protestant background
8.1 of people aged 16-74 were unemployed.