Gorteen

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Gorteen
Goirtín
Town
Gorteen is located in Ireland
Gorteen
Gorteen
Location in Ireland
Coordinates: 53°59′34″N 8°30′39″W / 53.9928°N 8.5108°W / 53.9928; -8.5108Coordinates: 53°59′34″N 8°30′39″W / 53.9928°N 8.5108°W / 53.9928; -8.5108
Country Ireland
Province Connacht
County County Sligo
Elevation 82 m (269 ft)
Population (2006)
 • Urban 269
Time zone WET (UTC+0)
 • Summer (DST) IST (WEST) (UTC-1)
Irish Grid Reference G665049

Gorteen (Irish: Goirtín, meaning "a small garden") (often spelled Gurteen) is a village in County Sligo, Ireland. Gurteen has experienced quite a rise in development in the last number of years and has become, to some degree, a commuter town for people working in Sligo.

Transport[edit]

  • Gurteen was served by the Kilfree Junction railway station between Boyle and Ballymote on the Dublin to Sligo line. This railway station opened on 31 October 1874 and closed on 4 February 1963.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kilfree". Railscot - Irish Railways. Retrieved 2008-05-12.