Kiltale

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Kiltale
Cill Táile
Village
Kiltale is located in Ireland
Kiltale
Kiltale
Location in Ireland
Coordinates: 53°31′30″N 6°40′12″W / 53.525°N 6.67°W / 53.525; -6.67Coordinates: 53°31′30″N 6°40′12″W / 53.525°N 6.67°W / 53.525; -6.67
Country Ireland
Province Leinster
County County Meath
Time zone WET (UTC+0)
 • Summer (DST) IST (WEST) (UTC-1)

Kiltale (Irish: Cill Táile) is a small rural community district in County Meath, Ireland with a population of approx. 300. Kiltale is situated on the R154 regional road, the main Dublin to Trim road. It is approximately 9 km east of Trim, about 9 km west of Dunshaughlin and 19 km south of Navan. Kiltale is just over 7 km from the historical seat of the High King of Ireland at the Hill of Tara.

Kiltale is home of the European Union Food and Veterinary Offices and Grange, Teagasc's Beef Research Centre.

Sport[edit]

Kiltale Hurling & Camogie Club is by far the largest sporting organisation in Kiltale. The team's ground is located on the main Trim - Dublin road, the R154. The Senior Hurling team won their first Meath Senior Hurling Championship in 24 years when they defeated their arch enemies Kilmessan on 28 October 2007 on a scoreline of 1-08 to 0-09.[1]

Public Amenities[edit]

Kiltale has a Roman Catholic Church called the Church of the Assumption of The Blessed Virgin Mary and a National School ( Scoil Mhuire). There is also a small Parish Hall which is used for hosting events such as the annual Wheel of Fortune along with numerous community meetings and events. There is an active and Vibrant Parish community. Kiltale is part of the Roman Catholic Parish of Moynalvey in the Diocese of Meath. There is a Public Bar in the local Hurling Team's Clubhouse, which frequently hosts live music.

Transport[edit]

Public transport to/from Kiltale consists of the Bus Eireann 111/112 service Which serves Cavan-Granard-Athboy-Trim-Kiltale-Batterstown-Blanchardstown-Dublin with approx. 10 services each way per day. And the 134 service which serves Dorey's Forge-Batterjohn-Dunsany-Kilmessan-Kilcarn-Navan Shopping Centre and runs once each way every Thursday.

There is a hairdressing salon located at the bus stop.

See also[edit]

List of towns and villages in Ireland

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]