Killashee

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Killashee
Cill na Sí
Village
N63 towards Longford at Killashee
N63 towards Longford at Killashee
Killashee is located in Ireland
Killashee
Killashee
Location in Ireland
Coordinates: 53°40′54″N 7°53′06″W / 53.681721°N 7.885057°W / 53.681721; -7.885057Coordinates: 53°40′54″N 7°53′06″W / 53.681721°N 7.885057°W / 53.681721; -7.885057
Country Ireland
Province Leinster
County County Longford
Elevation 54 m (177 ft)
Population (2006)
 • Total 285
Irish Grid Reference N075702

Killashee (Irish: Cill na Sí) is a village in County Longford, Ireland. It is situated on the N63 midway between Lanesborough and Longford, near the Royal Canal and 8 km (5.0 mi) east of the River Shannon.

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Sport[edit]

Killashee is home to St. Brigid's Killashee GAA, the team currently competes in the Longford Intermediate Football Championship.

Location and Transport[edit]

The village is situated along the N63 road between Claregalway and Longford and is only 8 kilometres south of Longford town. The closest airport to the Killashee is the Abbeyshrule Aerodrome located 33 kilometres south-east of the village, the closest major airport is Knock Airport in Charlestown, County Mayo, 91 kilometres north-west of Killashee.

Public transport[edit]

Killashee is served by two Bus Éireann routes. Route 425 (Longford-Galway) provides a daily (except Sunday) service each way to/ from Galway via Lanesboro and Roscommon. Route 467 provides two journeys each way to Longford and Lanesboro on Wednesday. [1]

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