From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Location in Ireland
|Elevation||95 m (312 ft)|
|Time zone||UTC+0 (WET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-1 (IST (WEST))|
Donohill or Dunohil (Irish: Dún Eochaille) is a village and civil parish in County Tipperary, Ireland. It is one of nine civil parishes in the barony of Kilnamanagh Lower. The village is located on the R497 regional road from Nenagh to Tipperary town, 8 kilometres north of Tipperary.
According to the Topographical Dictionary of Ireland published by Samuel Lewis in 1837, the village had a population of 4308, today this has shrunk to almost one seventh of that to 631. There are ruins of an old church and houses near the village as well as Ballysheedy Castle which is located nearby.
Donohill is located in west Tipperary.
The land area of the Donohill civil parish is 12,812 statute acres, or 51.8 square kilometres. The village is located in the heart of the Golden Vale, the greatest land for dairy farming.
The population of the village increased by 1.8% from 620 to 631, from 2002 to 2006.
- "Placenames Database of Ireland". Dublin City University. Retrieved 11 February 2015.
Text is available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license; additional terms may apply.
Images, videos and audio are available under their respective licenses.