Fiddown

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Fiddown
Fiodh Dúin
Town
Fiddown is located in Ireland
Fiddown
Fiddown
Location in Ireland
Coordinates: 52°19′49″N 7°18′51″W / 52.33038°N 7.31415°W / 52.33038; -7.31415Coordinates: 52°19′49″N 7°18′51″W / 52.33038°N 7.31415°W / 52.33038; -7.31415
Country Ireland
Province Leinster
County Kilkenny
Elevation 11 m (36 ft)
Population
 • Urban 194
Time zone WET (UTC+0)
 • Summer (DST) IST (WEST) (UTC-1)
Irish Grid Reference S467200

Fiddown (Irish: Fiodh Dúin) is a small village in Kilkenny, Ireland. It is located in the south of the county just off the N24 road, 58 kilometres from Kilkenny city. The village is on the banks of the River Suir, near the border with Waterford.[1] The village name is said to be derived from Fiodh, "a wood" and Doon, a "fort" or "rath".

Monastery of Saint Maidoc of Fiddown since 590.

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  1. ^ [1] - gridreference.ie