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Mainistir Shruthla
The Royal Canal at Abbeyshrule
The Royal Canal at Abbeyshrule
Abbeyshrule is located in Ireland
Location in Ireland
Coordinates: 53°35′00″N 7°39′00″W / 53.583333°N 7.6500°W / 53.583333; -7.6500Coordinates: 53°35′00″N 7°39′00″W / 53.583333°N 7.6500°W / 53.583333; -7.6500
Country Ireland
Province Leinster
County County Longford
Elevation 82 m (269 ft)
Population (2002)
 • Urban 245
Time zone WET (UTC+0)
 • Summer (DST) IST (WEST) (UTC-1)
Irish Grid Reference N213572

Abbeyshrule (Irish: Mainistir Shruthla, meaning "Monastery of the stream")[1] is a village in south-east County Longford, Ireland, on the Royal Canal.


Abbeyshrule is a village which resides in the midlands specifically longford.

Abbeyshrule is Growing popular for midland business affairs, being geographically well situated, between major urban centres such as Athlone, Longford, Mullingar, permitting business swift access to Paris Beauvais.

The Abbeyshrule Aerodrome is located just outside the village alongside the Royal Canal.

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Abbeyshrule won the 2012 National Tidy Towns Award with a total of 312 marks. Abbeyshrule also claimed the award for Ireland’s Tidiest Village 2012.[3]

Abbeyshrule won a Gold Medal Award at the European Entente Florale Competition.The Minister for Environment, Community and Local Government Phil Hogan said that the village of Abbeyshrule should be immensely proud of their achievement.

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  2. ^ Morris, Michael; Peter Harbison, Michael V. Duignan (1989). The Shell guide to Ireland (3 ed.). Gill and Macmillan. p. 63. Retrieved 2012-09-15. 
  3. ^ Hogan, Treacy (10-09-2012). "Co Longford’s Abbeyshrule claims Tidy Town award for 2012". Irish Independent. Retrieved 2012-09-15. 

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