Newbliss

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Newbliss
Cúil Darach
Village
Newbliss
Newbliss
Newbliss is located in Ireland
Newbliss
Newbliss
Location in Ireland
Coordinates: 54°09′29″N 7°08′13″W / 54.158°N 7.137°W / 54.158; -7.137Coordinates: 54°09′29″N 7°08′13″W / 54.158°N 7.137°W / 54.158; -7.137
Country Ireland
Province Ulster
County County Monaghan
Elevation 110 m (360 ft)
Population (2006)[1]
 • Total 317
Irish Grid Reference H561235

Newbliss (Irish: Cúil Darach, meaning "corner of the oaktrees"), historically known as Lisdaragh (Irish: Lios Darach, meaning "ringfort of Darach"), is a village and townland in County Monaghan, Ireland. It is located where the R183 and R189 regional roads intersect. The mushroom growing industry provides important employment in the area.

Transport[edit]

Rail transport[edit]

  • Newbliss railway station opened on 14 August 1855, closed for passenger traffic on 14 October 1957 and finally closed altogether on 1 January 1960.[2]

Coach/bus transport[edit]

Bus Éireann route 162 from Clones to Castleblayney via Ballybay serves Newbliss with one journey in each direction on schooldays. The service is available to the general public. [3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Census 2006 – Volume 1 – Population Classified by Area" (PDF). Central Statistics Office Census 2006 Reports. Central Statistics Office Ireland. April 2007. Retrieved 2011-06-21. 
  2. ^ "Newbliss station". Railscot - Irish Railways. Retrieved 2007-11-19. 
  3. ^ http://buseireann.ie/pdf/1313763418-162.pdf