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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
Population (2011 [1])
 • Town 1,358
 • Urban 766
Time zone WET (UTC+0)
 • Summer (DST) IST (WEST) (UTC-1)
Irish Grid Reference N389980
Bellananagh is the official spelling.

Ballinagh, officially Bellananagh[2] (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.

Buildings of note[edit]

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


  • Local Link route C2 links the village with Cavan several times daily Mondays to Saturdays inclusive. Ballinagh is also served by Bus Éireann route 111A 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.

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