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Knockananna

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Knockananna

Cnoc an Eanaigh
Village
Knockananna
Knockananna
Location in Ireland
Coordinates: 52°52′26″N 6°29′35″W / 52.874000°N 6.493000°W / 52.874000; -6.493000Coordinates: 52°52′26″N 6°29′35″W / 52.874000°N 6.493000°W / 52.874000; -6.493000
CountryIreland
ProvinceLeinster
CountyCounty Wicklow
Elevation
205 m (673 ft)
Irish Grid ReferenceT010814

Knockananna (Irish: Cnoc an Eanaigh, meaning "Hill of the Marsh") is a village in County Wicklow, Ireland.

Decorated car of a GAA fan at the annual Knockananna festival
Decorated car of a GAA fan at the annual Knockananna festival

The village has a GAA team and the club colours are red and white.

Knockananna nestles on the borders of County Wicklow and Carlow. The village is the centre of a dispersed farming area, 2km to the north-west of Moyne and the Wicklow Way. there is a grocery shop and a pub.


Colonel Commandant Tom Kehoe (Free State Forces) was born Knockananna 1899, He was a member of Michael Collins's assassination Squad, which took out the British spies on 21 November 1920. He was killed in an engagement in Macroom 16 September 1922.


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