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Ballingarry, North Tipperary

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Ballingarry

Irish: Baile an Gharraí
Village
Ballingarry
Ballingarry
Location in Ireland
Coordinates: 53°01′N 8°02′W / 53.02°N 8.03°W / 53.02; -8.03Coordinates: 53°01′N 8°02′W / 53.02°N 8.03°W / 53.02; -8.03
CountryIreland
ProvinceMunster
CountyTipperary
Elevation
76 m (249 ft)
Population
 (2006)
 • Urban
575
Time zoneUTC+0 (WET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-1 (IST (WEST))
Irish Grid ReferenceR978962

Ballingarry (Bhaile an Gharraí in Irish)[1] is a civil parish and a townland in the barony of Ormond Lower, County Tipperary in Ireland. It is located on the N52 between Borrisokane and Birr.

Ballingarry is in the Dáil constituency of Offaly which incorporates 24 electoral divisions that were previously in the Tipperary North Dáil constituency.[2]

Buildings of note

Ballingarry House is a two-storey house which appears on the Council's Record of Protected Structures (ref S21)[3] Within the bawn walls of medieval Ballingarry castle a structure containing 18 bee boles was built about 1820. Constructed of limestone they were designed to keep skeps for nearby Ballingarry House.[4]

Lismacrory Mounds are a collection of Bronze/Iron Age sites located 2.2 km (1.4 mi) to the north of Ballingarry.[5]

The Church of Ireland church is listed as being of architectural, artistic and archeological interest.[6]

Sport and recreation

Knockshegowna GAA is a Gaelic Athletic Association club in Ballingarry. The club are part of the North Tipperary GAA division. The club have been North Tipperary Junior Hurling Champions on nine occasions.[7][8]

Ballingarry is on the route of the Beara-Breifne Way, a long-distance walking and cycling trail from the Beara Peninsula in County Cork to Blacklion in County Cavan.[9]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Bunachar Logainmneacha na hÉireann - Placenames Database of Ireland". logainm.ie. Retrieved 2013-05-22.
  2. ^ "Constituency Commission Report 2012 – Waterford - Tipperary - Laois - Offaly - Kildare area" (PDF). Constituency Commission. 14 July 2012.
  3. ^ "Appendicies". North Tipperary County Council. Archived from the original on November 19, 2007. Retrieved September 1, 2010.
  4. ^ "Ballingarry Castle, Tipperary North: Buildings of Ireland: National Inventory of Architectural Heritage". Buildingsofireland.ie. Retrieved 2013-05-22.
  5. ^ https://www.archaeology.ie/sites/default/files/media/pdf/Archaeology-RMP-Tipperary-(NR)-Manual-(1998)-0046.pdf
  6. ^ http://www.buildingsofireland.ie/niah/search.jsp?type=record&county=TN&regno=22400810#
  7. ^ "Honours". Knockshegowna.com. Archived from the original on 30 October 2013. Retrieved 30 October 2013.
  8. ^ "Fixtures". Munster GAA. Archived from the original on 30 October 2013. Retrieved 30 October 2013.
  9. ^ http://bbgreenway.com/towns/ballingarry.html
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