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Baile Íomhair
Main Street
Main Street
Ballivor is located in Ireland
Location in Ireland
Coordinates: 53°31′58″N 6°57′53″W / 53.53281°N 6.96475°W / 53.53281; -6.96475Coordinates: 53°31′58″N 6°57′53″W / 53.53281°N 6.96475°W / 53.53281; -6.96475
Country Ireland
Province Leinster
County Meath
 • Total 0.98 km2 (0.38 sq mi)
Elevation 66 m (217 ft)
Population [1]
 • Total 1,727
 • Density 1,800/km2 (4,600/sq mi)
Time zone WET (UTC+0)
 • Summer (DST) IST (WEST) (UTC-1)
Irish Grid Reference N686541

Ballivor (Irish: Baile Íomhair, meaning "the town of Íomhar")[2] (pronounced:Bal-Eye-Ver) is a village in County Meath, Ireland. It had a population of 1,727 at the 2011 census.[1]

It is located on the R156 regional road. It's between the towns of Mullingar and Trim.

Public transport[edit]

Bus Éireann route 115A provides a commuter link from Ballivor to Dublin via Summerhill and Maynooth with one journey in the morning and an evening journey back every day except Sunday.[3] Until 24 August 2013 (incluive) Bus Éireann route 118 provided a daily commuter service from to/from Dublin via Dunboyne and a daily service to/from Mullingar. As of 2017 there is no public transport for Ballivor bus Bus Eireann cancelled all routes.


There are two primary schools in the Ballivor region. In the town of Ballivor, there is St.Columbanus National School and Scoil Mhuire Coolronan is located five minutes from the village.

There are no secondary schools in Baiilvor but close by there is one in Athboy and Longwood and two in Trim.


Nazi Germany spy Hermann Görtz parachuted into Ballivor in the summer of 1940.

Every June since 1971, the Ballivor Horse Show has been on.

In 2003, the bog body, the "Clonycavan Man" was found in Clonycavan, Ballivor, Co.Meath. It is now shown in the exhibition, Kingship and Sacrifice at the National Museum of Ireland.

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