Synonyms for ballykeeran or Related words with ballykeeran
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, () is a small village in County Westmeath, Ireland, near Glassan. It is located on the N55 road in the townland of Annagh overlooking Lough Ree.
St. Mary's civil parish comprises part of the town of Athlone, the village of
and 62 townlands: Aghacocara, Ankersbower, Ardnaglug, Athlone, Ballygowlan,
, Blyry Lower, Blyry Upper, Bunnahinly, Bunnavally, Cannonsfield, Cappankelly, Carberry Island, Carrickobreen, Cartrontroy, Cloghanboy (Cooke), Cloghanboy (Homan), Cloghanboy (Strain), Cloghanboy West, Clonagh, Clonbrusk, Cloonbonny, Cloondalin, Collegeland, Cookanamuck, Coosan, Cornamaddy, Cornamagh, Corralena, Creaghduff, Creaghduff South, Creggan Lower, Creggan Upper, Crosswood, Curragh, Curragh (Mechum), Derries, Friars Island, Garrankesh, Garrycastle, Garrynafela, Goldenisland (St. George), Goldenisland, Goldenisland (Kilmaine), Hillquarter, Kilmacuagh (Castlemaine), Kilmacuagh (Cooke), Kilmacuagh (Mechum), Kilnafaddoge, Kippinstown, Lissywollen, Loughanaskin, Loughandonning, Magheranerla, Meehan, Moydrum, Retreat, Srameen, Tullin, Tullycross and
Tubberclair is a large parish and townland with a population of approximately 1000 people, including the villages of Glasson and
. It borders Lough Ree on the Westmeath side and is reputed to be the geographical centre of Ireland with a monument depicting this in the heart of the parish.
Killinure Point is situated at the south-eastern end of Lough Ree in County Westmeath, Ireland, on the River Shannon surrounded on three sides by water. It is in the townland of Glassan (or Glasson) and is the south-western peninsula of the larger area of Killinure. The Point is on the mouth of the Inner Lakes namely Killinure Lough, Coosan Lough and
Lough. It is roughly 0.2 km from Coosan Point (by line of sight), which is the opposite side of the narrow waterway forming the mouth of the Inner Lakes. However to circumnavigate the Inner Lakes by roadway is a trip of almost 15 km (approx).
Tradition records that St Patrick visited the area in the 5th century, but was given a hostile reception in Caulry. He escaped to Annagh and onto
, where he reputed to have placed a curse on the people of Caulry. St Ciarán has strong associations with the area, having founded a church called Iseal Chiarán in Baylin. The Baylin High Cross (circa 800AD) originates from this site. A Franciscan Abbey and a St Clare’s Nunnery were located in the townland of Monksland, but they were abandoned following Henry VIII’s Dissolution of the Monasteries.
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