Kilsheelan

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A tower house near Kilsheelan

Kilsheelan (Irish: Cill Sioláin) is a small village in South Tipperary, Ireland. It is also a civil parish in the barony of Iffa and Offa East. It is one half of the Roman Catholic parish of Kilsheelan & Kilcash in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Waterford and Lismore. It is situated on the north bank of the River Suir, 8.5 km east of Clonmel and 11.8 km west of Carrick-on-Suir. It has a population of around 500 to 600 people. Kilsheelan has won Tidy Towns twice in 1975 and 1979.[1]

Facilities[edit]

It has 4 pubs, a post office and a Peugeot car dealership.

In 2004, Marilyn Manson married the burlesque performer Dita Von Teese in a ceremony at Castle Gurteen de la Poer in Kilsheelan, the home of artist Gottfried Helnwein and his family since 1998.[2] The wedding was exclusively covered by Vogue magazine.

Transport[edit]

The Limerick–Rosslare railway line passes through Kilsheelan but the station is closed. Clonmel railway station, some 9km distant, is now the nearest railway station. Kilsheelan is served by Bus Éireann routes 55 & 367. [3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "List of Overall Winners". Tidy Towns. Retrieved 31-08-2012. 
  2. ^ Nolan, Larissa (04-12-2005). "What Goth has joined together: high five as celebrities tie the knot". Irish Independent. Retrieved 31-0802012. 
  3. ^ http://www.buseireann.ie/inner.php?id=242

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Coordinates: 52°22′N 7°35′W / 52.367°N 7.583°W / 52.367; -7.583