Birdhill (Irish: Cnocán an Éin Fhinn, meaning "little hill of the white bird") is a village in North Tipperary, Ireland. It is in the barony of Owney and Arra and is part of the parish of Newport, Bridhill and Toor in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Cashel and Emly. Its Irish name was historically anglicised as Knockan or Knockaneeneen.
The village is located at the junction of the R445 (formerly N7), the R466, R504 and the R494 about 20km from Limerick. The R494 route connects Birdhill to the M7. Public transport is provided by Bus Eireann who provide hourly bus services to Limerick and Dublin from Birdhill. Birdhill railway station is served by two weekday trains each way on the Limerick–Ballybrophy railway line and a skeleton service on the Limerick to Nenagh Commuter Service.
Birdhill railway station is on the Limerick–Ballybrophy railway line. A January 2012 national newspaper article suggested that Irish Rail was expected to seek permission from the National Transport Authority to close the line. An enhanced timetable was in force during 2012 however the service was again reduced from February 2013.
- Placenames Database of Ireland (see archival records)
- Owney and Arra - one of 14 baronies in the old county, between Lower Ormond to the north (whose principal town is Cloghjordan) and Upper Ormond to the east(whose principal town is Nenagh).
- "Hugs, delight and tears as winners are announced" Irish Times - Tuesday, September 9, 2008
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