Lurgan (lûr´gən), town (1991 pop. 21,905), Co. Ulster, central Northern Ireland, near Lough Neagh. A textile center since the 17th cent., Lurgan is also a market hub with factories that produce machinery. The town was founded in the early 17th cent. by settlers from England; its castle dates from that period. The poet George William Russell was born in Lurgan.
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