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Baile an Bhóthair
Batterstown is located in Ireland
Location in Ireland
Coordinates: 53°28′11″N 6°32′11″W / 53.4697°N 6.5364°W / 53.4697; -6.5364Coordinates: 53°28′11″N 6°32′11″W / 53.4697°N 6.5364°W / 53.4697; -6.5364
Country Ireland
Province Leinster
County County Meath
Time zone WET (UTC+0)
 • Summer (DST) IST (WEST) (UTC-1)

Batterstown (Irish: Baile an Bhóthair, meaning "town of the road")[1] is a small village in the townland of Rathregan (Ráth Riagáin), Meath, Ireland. It is about 23 km (14 mi) northwest of Dublin, on the R154 regional road. [2] It hosts a yearly cycling race.[3]


Batterstown railway station opened on 1 July 1863, was closed for passenger traffic on 27 January 1947, closed for goods traffic on 12 June 1961, and finally closed altogether on 1 April 1963.[4]

Bus Éireann currently runs a service from Monday to Saturday that includes Batterstown.[5]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Placenames Database of Ireland
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  4. ^ "Batterstown station". Railscot - Irish Railways. Archived from the original on 26 September 2007. Retrieved 2007-09-12. 
  5. ^ A4 Portrait101-200.qxd