Caltra

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Caltra
An Chealtrach
Town
Caltra is located in Ireland
Caltra
Caltra
Location in Ireland
Coordinates: 53°26′00″N 8°26′00″W / 53.4333°N 8.4333°W / 53.4333; -8.4333Coordinates: 53°26′00″N 8°26′00″W / 53.4333°N 8.4333°W / 53.4333; -8.4333
Country Ireland
Province Connacht
County County Galway
Time zone WET (UTC+0)
 • Summer (DST) IST (WEST) (UTC-1)
Irish Grid Reference M708428
Caltra

Caltra (Irish: An Chealtrach, or Cealtrach na Pailíse meaning "burial-ground of the palisade")[1] is a village on the R358 regional road in County Galway, Ireland.

Sport[edit]

Caltra GAA club has been very successful in recent years, winning the All-Ireland Senior Club Football Championship in 2004.

People[edit]

Eamon Gilmore, born in Caltra is the former leader of the Labour Party. Michael Meehan, Inter-County footballer for Galway.

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Origin and History of Irish Names of Places - Joyce P.W. - Longmans, Green - London 1910

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