Tallow, County Waterford

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Tallow
Tulach an Iarainn
Town
Main Street in Tallow.
Main Street in Tallow.
Flag of Tallow
Flag
Tallow is located in Ireland
Tallow
Tallow
Location in Ireland
Coordinates: 52°5′37″N 8°0′24″W / 52.09361°N 8.00667°W / 52.09361; -8.00667Coordinates: 52°5′37″N 8°0′24″W / 52.09361°N 8.00667°W / 52.09361; -8.00667
Country Ireland
Province Munster
County Waterford
Population (2011)
 • Total 962
Time zone WET (UTC+0)
 • Summer (DST) IST (WEST) (UTC-1)

Tallow (/ˈtæl.əʊ/; Irish: Tulach an Iarainn) is a small town in southeastern Ireland. Tallow is in the province of Munster on the border between County Cork and County Waterford, close to the River Bride.

Amenities[edit]

Tallow boasts an array of amenities. It has 5 public houses. 3 Restaurants are of both Irish and Chinese cuisine are located in Tallow. A fourth, the Brideview Restaurant burned down in 2013. There are also an array of convenience stores. Tallow owns its own Gaelic Grounds. The local soccer club is Brideview United. Fishing is a very important hobby during the summer months. There is a branch library which is open two days a week.

Sport[edit]

Páirc Eamonn de Paor serves as the grounds of the Tallow GAA. Brideview United AFC, the local soccer team, was founded in 1972.

  • Tallow Champion Wellington Thrower 2009,2011,2012 Gavin Kerrigan esq.

Transport[edit]

  • The town lies at the junction of the R268, R627 and R634 regional roads.
  • Tallow Road railway station opened on 27 September 1872 and finally closed on 27 March 1967.[6]

Education[edit]

  • Tallow has a national school called Scoil Mhuire which is used by around 140 children.
  • The town also has an enterprise centre used by many local organisations including the Senior Citizens' Group.

People[edit]

At the St. Patrick's Parish Hall three sons of Tallow are commemorated:

  • John Hogan (1800–1858) was born in Tallow and became one of the greatest Irish sculptors.
  • Tobias Kirby (1804–1895), a distinguished churchman born in Tallow, Rector of the Irish College Rome 1850-1891, and Archbishop of Ephesus 1885.
  • Frank Ryan (1900–1965) was a tenor who grew up in Tallow.
  • Ned Power (1929–2007) major contributor to Tallow G.A.A .

Gallery[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Census for post 1821 figures.
  2. ^ http://www.histpop.org
  3. ^ "NISRA - Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency". Nisranew.nisra.gov.uk. Retrieved 2012-08-31. 
  4. ^ Lee, JJ (1981). "On the accuracy of the Pre-famine Irish censuses". In Goldstrom, J. M.; Clarkson, L. A. Irish Population, Economy, and Society: Essays in Honor of the Late K. H. Connell. Oxford, England: Clarendon Press. 
  5. ^ Mokyr, Joel; O Grada, Cormac (November 1984). "New Developments in Irish Population History, 1700-1850". The Economic History Review 37 (4): 473–488. doi:10.1111/j.1468-0289.1984.tb00344.x. 
  6. ^ "Tallow Road station" (PDF). Railscot - Irish Railways. Retrieved 2007-11-24. 

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