Crossdoney

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Crossdoney on the R154

Crossdoney (Irish: Cros Domhnaigh, meaning "cross of the church"[1]) is a village in County Cavan, Ireland. Situated on the R154 regional road where it terminates at a junction with the R198. Peculiarly, all buildings in the village sit on one side of the road, and this gives rise to the widely used local expression: "All to one side like Crossdoney".

Crossdoney 1837[edit]

Description from Lewis's Topographical Dictionary of Ireland, 1837

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Whartons Travel operate bus route 975 on behalf of the National Transport Authority. It serves Crossdoney four times a day (not Sundays) providing services to Cavan, Arva, Drumlish and Longford, terminating at Longford railway station.[2][3]

Crossdoney Railway Station[edit]

Crossdoney railway station:On the MGWR route between Cavan town and Inny Junction, the line opened first in July 1856, with a branch opened to Killeshandra in 1886. The entire route closed to passengers in 1947, finally closing for goods in January 1960. The Crossdoney station house, waiting room and platforms still remain and although the tracks have long since disappeared the overgrown track bed is still visible as a nostalgic reminder of times past.

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Coordinates: 53°56′N 7°25′W / 53.933°N 7.417°W / 53.933; -7.417