Town (pop., 2001: 58,388), seat of North Down district, Northern Ireland. It lies on the southern shore of Belfast Lough, 12 mi (19 km) northeast of Belfast. St. Comgall founded a monastery at Bangor circa 555, which became a celebrated seat of learning. The town was sacked by the Danes in the 9th century; it was partially rebuilt by St. Malachy in the 12th century. It is now a seaside resort.
Learn more about Bangor with a free trial on Britannica.com.
Bangor is back, puttin' on the Fitz ; Bangor loves playing football at Fitzpatrick Stadium and why not? It means yet another appearance in the state final. Bangor loves playing football at Fitzpatrick
Nov 19, 2004; TOM CHARD Staff Writer Portland Press Herald (Maine) 11-19-2004 Bangor is back, puttin' on the Fitz ; Bangor loves...