Poulpeasty

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Pollpeasty
Poll Péiste
Village
Pollpeasty is located in Ireland
Pollpeasty
Pollpeasty
Location in Ireland
Coordinates: 52°26′56″N 6°48′29″W / 52.449°N 6.808°W / 52.449; -6.808Coordinates: 52°26′56″N 6°48′29″W / 52.449°N 6.808°W / 52.449; -6.808
Country Ireland
Province Leinster
County Wexford
Time zone WET (UTC+0)
 • Summer (DST) IST (WEST) (UTC-1)
Area code(s) 053

Poulpeasty, officially Pollpeasty[1] (Irish: Poll Péiste, meaning "hole of the Péist"), is a small village in the west of County Wexford, Ireland.

History[edit]

The village and surrounding area were once part of the large estate of the Carew family of nearby Castleboro House (now a ruin).

People[edit]

  • World Renowned race horse trainer Aidan O'Brien was born and grew up in Poulpeasty. He attended the local primary school, 'St Joseph's Donard N.S.'.

Details[edit]

Today, the village contains a Primary School,[2] a Catholic church,[3] and a small number of houses.

The local GAA Club is Cloughbawn GAA Club.

See also[edit]

References & footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ Placenames Database of Ireland
  2. ^ or National School.
  3. ^ Curacy of Poulpeasty.