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Newbliss

Cúil Darach / Lios Darach
Town
Newbliss
Newbliss
Newbliss
Location in Ireland
Coordinates: 54°09′29″N 7°08′13″W / 54.158°N 7.137°W / 54.158; -7.137Coordinates: 54°09′29″N 7°08′13″W / 54.158°N 7.137°W / 54.158; -7.137
CountryIreland
ProvinceUlster
CountyCounty Monaghan
Elevation
110 m (360 ft)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Total661
Irish Grid ReferenceH561235

Newbliss (Irish: Cúil Darach, meaning "corner of the oaktrees"), historically known as Lisdaragh (Irish: Lios Darach, meaning "ringfort abounding in oak trees"), is a village in County Monaghan, Ireland. It is located where the R183 and R189 regional roads intersect.

Transport

Rail transport

  • Newbliss railway station opened on 14 August 1855, closed for passenger traffic on 14 October 1957, and finally closed altogether on 1 January 1960.[2]

Coach/bus transport

Bus Éireann route 162 from Clones to Castleblayney via Ballybay serves Newbliss with one journey in each direction on schooldays. The service is available to the general public. [3]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Census 2006 – Volume 1 – Population Classified by Area" (PDF). Central Statistics Office Census 2006 Reports. Central Statistics Office Ireland. April 2007. Retrieved 2011-06-21.
  2. ^ "Newbliss station" (PDF). Railscot - Irish Railways. Retrieved 2007-11-19.
  3. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-10-25. Retrieved 2013-04-24.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)


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