Canningstown

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Canningstown
Baile Chainín
Town
Canningstown is located in Ireland
Canningstown
Canningstown
Location in Ireland
Coordinates: 53°59′N 7°02′W / 53.98°N 7.04°W / 53.98; -7.04Coordinates: 53°59′N 7°02′W / 53.98°N 7.04°W / 53.98; -7.04
Country Ireland
Province Ulster
County County Cavan
Elevation 130 m (430 ft)
Population (2006)
 • Urban 559
Time zone WET (UTC+0)
 • Summer (DST) IST (WEST) (UTC-1)
Irish Grid Reference H623041

Canningstown is a village in northeastern County Cavan, Ireland. It had a population of 559 at the 2006 Census and is located on the R191 regional road.

Location[edit]

The village is located near two towns, 12 km south of Cootehill and 10 km north of Bailieborough.

History[edit]

The area was originally known as New Bridge, but was renamed by Lord Garvagh around 1850, after his surname Canning to Canningstown.

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