Coolgreany

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Coolgreany
Cúil Ghréine
Town
Coolgreany is located in Ireland
Coolgreany
Coolgreany
Location in Ireland
Coordinates: 52°45′54″N 6°14′02″W / 52.765°N 6.234°W / 52.765; -6.234Coordinates: 52°45′54″N 6°14′02″W / 52.765°N 6.234°W / 52.765; -6.234
Country Ireland
Province Leinster
County County Wexford
Elevation 48 m (157 ft)
Time zone WET (UTC+0)
 • Summer (DST) IST (WEST) (UTC-1)
Irish Grid Reference T181683

Coolgreany (Irish: Cúil Ghréine, meaning "nook of the sun"[1]) is a village located in north County Wexford in Ireland. Nearby major towns are Arklow and Gorey. The village is located about 3 km from the N11 Dublin-Wexford road at Inch. Amenities include a Gaelic Athletic Association pitch, handball alley and National (Primary) School. The primary school opened in the early 1980s.

Historically the village is known for the evictions of 1887.[2]

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  1. ^ A. D. Mills, 2003, A Dictionary of British Place-Names, Oxford University Press
  2. ^ "Coolgreany". North Wexford.com. Retrieved 2008-05-16. 

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