Cappawhite

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Cappawhite
An Cheapach
Town
Cappawhite is located in Ireland
Cappawhite
Cappawhite
Location in Ireland
Coordinates: 52°34′56″N 8°09′48″W / 52.5822°N 8.1632°W / 52.5822; -8.1632Coordinates: 52°34′56″N 8°09′48″W / 52.5822°N 8.1632°W / 52.5822; -8.1632
Country  Ireland
Province Munster
County County Tipperary
Elevation 137 m (449 ft)
Population (2006)
 • Urban 328
Time zone WET (UTC+0)
 • Summer (DST) IST (WEST) (UTC-1)
Irish Grid Reference R889478

Cappawhite often spelled Cappaghwhite (Irish: An Cheapach na Bhfaoiteach, meaning "White's tillage plot") is a village in County Tipperary, Ireland and is located on the R505 regional road from Cashel to County Limerick.[1] Close major towns near the village include Tipperary Town which is 12 kilometres south of the village and Cashel which is 24 kilometres east of the village.

Sports[edit]

Cappawhite is home to Cappawhite GAA who were Tipperary Senior Hurling Championship winners in 1987 and Tipperary U21 Champions in 1999. Also, Dr. Liam Hennessy, renowned exercise physiologist, strength & conditioning coach, and former international athlete, is from Cappawhite.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Placenames Database of Ireland". Dublin City University. Retrieved 8 February 2015.