Bective, County Meath

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Bective
Beigthigh
Village
Bective is located in Ireland
Bective
Bective
Location in Ireland
Coordinates: 53°34′47″N 6°41′50″W / 53.579722°N 6.697222°W / 53.579722; -6.697222Coordinates: 53°34′47″N 6°41′50″W / 53.579722°N 6.697222°W / 53.579722; -6.697222
Country Ireland
Province Leinster
County County Meath
Elevation 53 m (174 ft)
Time zone WET (UTC+0)
 • Summer (DST) IST (WEST) (UTC-1)
Irish Grid Reference N862596

Bective (Irish: Beigthigh;[1] sometimes known as Bective Bridge or Ballina[2]) is a small hamlet and townland in County Meath, Ireland. Bective is situated on the River Boyne approximately 6 kilometres east of Trim, on the Athboy to Dunshaughlin road.

Bective is home to Bective Abbey, daughter abbey of the more famous Cistercian abbey at Mellifont in County Louth. The village was also home to the writer Mary Lavin, whose family moved there in 1925.[3]

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  1. ^ www.logainm.ie, accessed on 10 February 2009
  2. ^ www.logainm.ie, accessed on 10 February 2009
  3. ^ http://www.enotes.com/short-story-criticism/lavin-mary, accessed 10 February 2009

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