Lisryan

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Lisryan
Lios Riain
Town
Lisryan is located in Ireland
Lisryan
Lisryan
Location in Ireland
Coordinates: 53°43′41″N 7°30′12″W / 53.72818°N 7.50333°W / 53.72818; -7.50333Coordinates: 53°43′41″N 7°30′12″W / 53.72818°N 7.50333°W / 53.72818; -7.50333
Country Ireland
Province Leinster
County County Longford
Time zone WET (UTC+0)
 • Summer (DST) IST (WEST) (UTC-1)
Irish Grid Reference N326755

Lisryan (Irish: Lios Riain, meaning "Rian's ringfort").[1] is a village in County Longford, Ireland.

Transport[edit]

Lisryan is easily reachable by car. It is located on the Regional Road the R395 road. The nearest towns are Granard and Edgeworthstown. Granard is served by the Bus Éireann number 111 bus service.[2] Twice on a Friday only, the bus route changes slightly and the bus drives through the village of Lisryan; and people can journey to Granard or Dublin. Edgeworthstown is served by the Iarnród Éireann Sligo to Dublin train service.[3]

Activities[edit]

Lisryan is located in the countryside of Ireland. There are many opportunities to walk and bicycle in the area. There is also the Lisryan Sports Field located in the heart of the village. People from the village and surrounding areas play Association football and Gaelic games in the sportsfield.

Bring Bank[edit]

In Lisryan, there is a bring bank. This bring bank can accommodate clear, green and brown glass. It is one of 25 banks in County Longford.[4]

Coolamber Manor[edit]

Known as: Cloonshanagh or Coolamber Manor Demesne. In Irish: Cluain Seanach, lawn or meadow of the foxes and Cul Amra, hill-back of the trough.[5] It is a large Country House of fine landed gentry, long since gone. The site totals 150 acres[6] and is located just outside the village of Lisryan. It was a drug rehabilitation centre, however its doors are now closed.

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