Dreen Townland

Dreen, Draoighin, meaning land producing blackthorn or slow bushes is situated close to, and on the west side of the village of Cullybackey in the Barony of Lower Toome.  It contains 365 acres 2 roods and 36 perches.

Arthur Cottage, the ancestral home of Chester Alan Arthur twenty-first president of America is situated in this townland.

Population in 1881 – 132

Population in 1891 – 133

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