Ballingarry, North Tipperary

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Ballingarry
Baile an Gharraí
Town
Ballingarry is located in Ireland
Ballingarry
Ballingarry
Location in Ireland
Coordinates: 53°01′N 8°02′W / 53.02°N 8.03°W / 53.02; -8.03Coordinates: 53°01′N 8°02′W / 53.02°N 8.03°W / 53.02; -8.03
Country Ireland
Province Munster
County County Tipperary
Elevation 76 m (249 ft)
Population (2006)
 • Urban 575
Time zone WET (UTC+0)
 • Summer (DST) IST (WEST) (UTC-1)
Irish Grid Reference R978962

Ballingarry (Bhaile an Gharraí in Irish)[1] is a civil parish and a townland in the barony of Ormond Lower, County Tipperary in Ireland. It is located on the N52 between Borrisokane and Birr.

The proposed new Dáil constituency of Offaly will incorporate twenty four electoral divisions from Tipperary North including Ballingarry.[2]

Buildings of note[edit]

Ballingarry House is a two-storey house which appears on the Council's Record of Protected Structures (ref S21)[3] Within the bawn walls of medieval Ballingarry castle a structure containing 18 bee boles was built about 1820. Constructed of limestone they were designed to keep skeps for nearby Ballingarry House.[4]

Sport[edit]

Knockshegowna GAA is a Gaelic Athletic Association club in Ballingarry. The club are part of the North Tipperary GAA division. The club have been North Tipperary Junior Hurling Champions on nine occasions.[5][6]

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