Newbridge, County Galway

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Newbridge on the N63 and the River Shiven

Newbridge is a small rural village located in County Galway in Ireland. It is located on a National secondary road, the N63 Galway City - Longford and is 55 km from Galway City and 25 km from Roscommon Town.

The village has had various names in Irish such as "An Droichead Nua" as used officially, but there are also "Gort an Iomaire" and "Cruffan". The English name Newbridge comes from the village's iconic bridge over the Shiven River.

Notable people[edit]

Archbishop Patrick Delaney (1853–1926) of Melbourne, Australia was born in the village of Tonacor, Newbridge.

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Coordinates: 53°30′34″N 8°25′21″W / 53.50944°N 8.42250°W / 53.50944; -8.42250