Newtownards (nyōōtənärdz´), town (1991 pop. 20,531), Ards dist., E Northern Ireland, near the head of Strangford Lough. There are textile and other industries in Newtownards. The ruins of a Dominican monastery, founded in 1244 by Walter de Burgh, earl of Ulster, are there.
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