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Béal Átha na nEach
Bellananagh, County Cavan - - 1814317.jpg
Bellananagh is located in Ireland
Location in Ireland
Coordinates: 53°56′N 7°25′W / 53.933°N 7.417°W / 53.933; -7.417Coordinates: 53°56′N 7°25′W / 53.933°N 7.417°W / 53.933; -7.417
Country Ireland
Province Ulster
County County Cavan
Time zone WET (UTC+0)
 • Summer (DST) IST (WEST) (UTC-1)
Irish Grid Reference N389980
Bellananagh is the official spelling.

Ballinagh, officially Bellananagh[1] (Irish: Béal Átha na nEach, meaning "ford-mouth of the horses"), is a village in County Cavan, Ireland. It lies on the N55 midlands route. Ballinagh is famous for Shane Wharton of "Wharton's Travel" who unfortunately is always carrying a knock of championship day that affects him starting on the team. Always has nice boots though.

Buildings of note[edit]

  • Ballinagh Market House is a five-bay two-storey building built in 1821; it is currently derelict.


  • Ballinagh is served by Bus Éireann route 111 which links it to the county town of Cavan and to Granard, Castlepollard and Athboy. There are four journeys in each direction Mondays through Fridays inclusive, three each way on Saturdays and one each way on Sundays.


  • Ballinagh GAA
  • In 2007 Ballinagh won the Ulster Intermediate Football Championship, becoming the first Cavan club side to ever win a provincial title.
  • In 2013 Ballinagh won the Cavan Senior Football Championship for the first in their 125-year history.

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According to the 2002 census the population of Ballinagh was 628, which consisted of 173 children, 98 teenagers, 295 parents and 62 elderly people. The population of adjacent rural townlands was shown as 597, bringing the overall total for the area to 1,225.

External links[edit]


  1. ^ Placenames Database of Ireland: Bellananagh