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Ardcroney

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Ardcroney

Irish: Ard Cróine
Village
Ardcroney Church of Ireland Church which was moved to Bunratty Folk park
Ardcroney
Ardcroney
Location in Ireland
Coordinates: 52°56′12″N 8°09′15″W / 52.93667°N 8.15417°W / 52.93667; -8.15417Coordinates: 52°56′12″N 8°09′15″W / 52.93667°N 8.15417°W / 52.93667; -8.15417
Country Ireland
ProvinceMunster
CountyTipperary

Ardcroney, officially Ardcrony (Irish: Ard Cróine, meaning "Cronia's height"),[1] is a village and townland on the N52 National secondary road 10 km (6.2 mi) north of Nenagh in County Tipperary, Ireland. It is also forms a civil parish in the historical barony of Ormond Lower. It is halfway between Nenagh and Borrisokane.

Buildings of note

Ardcroney Church is a T-plan gable-fronted church, built in 1838. Along with a later (c1975) detached round bell tower with conical slate roof is listed as a protected structure by Tipperary County Council (RPS Ref S583). The local Church Of Ireland church (pictured) was moved to Bunratty folk park where it was unveiled in 1998.[2][3] A burial mound is located about 2km east of Ardcroney, it is listed as a national monument and is in state care.[4][5]

Sport

Ardcroney is home to a Junior soccer club, Ardcroney FC.[6] Set up in 1982 it currently has a Junior, Youth, u16, u14, 12 and 2 u10 teams.

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See also

References

  1. ^ Placenames Database of Ireland
  2. ^ http://www.buildingsofireland.ie/niah/search.jsp?type=record&county=TN&regno=22401505
  3. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-01-30. Retrieved 2015-01-29.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ http://www.themodernantiquarian.com/site/7755/ardcroney.html
  5. ^ http://www.archaeology.ie/sites/default/files/media/pdf/monuments-in-state-care-tipperary-north.pdf
  6. ^ Ardcroney FC Archived November 8, 2011, at the Wayback Machine
  7. ^ http://www.geograph.ie/photo/1639169
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