Adamstown, County Wexford

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Adamstown
Maigh Arnaí
Town
Adamstown is located in Ireland
Adamstown
Adamstown
Location in Ireland
Coordinates: 52°23′38″N 6°43′01″W / 52.394°N 6.717°W / 52.394; -6.717Coordinates: 52°23′38″N 6°43′01″W / 52.394°N 6.717°W / 52.394; -6.717
Country Ireland
Province Leinster
County County Wexford
Elevation 48 m (157 ft)
Population (2006)[1]
 • Urban 173
Time zone WET (UTC+0)
 • Summer (DST) IST (WEST) (UTC-1)
Irish Grid Reference S872275

Adamstown (Irish: Maigh Arnaighe or Maigh Arnaí, meaning "The Plain of the Berries") is a village in County Wexford, Ireland. It is about 24 km (15 mi) north-west of Wexford, 20 km (12 mi) east of New Ross, and 20 km (12 mi) south-west of Enniscorthy.

The village contains a primary school, a secondary school, a GAA pitch, a community centre, two pubs, a shop, a R.C. church and an adjoining cemetery. Almost adjacent to the village is Adamstown castle (or tower house), which dates from the 16th century.

The Adamstown Agricultural Show is held there on the first Saturday of July every year.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Census 2006 — Volume 1 (Dublin: Stat. Off., 27 April 2007) - p. 135. PDF (4.22 MB)Central Statistics Office (Ireland). Retrieved on 2008-05-22.

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