Ballybricken

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Ballybricken
Town
Ballybricken is located in Ireland
Ballybricken
Ballybricken
Location in Ireland
Coordinates: 52°33′45″N 8°31′43″W / 52.56250°N 8.52861°W / 52.56250; -8.52861Coordinates: 52°33′45″N 8°31′43″W / 52.56250°N 8.52861°W / 52.56250; -8.52861
CountryIreland
ProvinceMunster
CountyCounty Limerick
Time zoneUTC+0 (WET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-1 (IST (WEST))

Ballybricken (Irish: Baile Bricin) is an Irish townland located in the east of County Limerick, which is 18 kilometres (11 miles) from Limerick city. It is mainly a farming area.

Sport[edit]

Ballybricken's local GAA club, officially named Ballybricken/Bohermore GAA Club, is a big part of the local community.[citation needed] It had a new GAA clubhouse and field built in 2008 which was officially opened on the May Bank Holiday weekend[1] with a senior hurling challenge match between Limerick and Wexford, which was attended to by over 2000 people. The Ballybricken/Bohermore GAA senior teams play at a Junior A level in both hurling and football.

Community[edit]

Ballybricken has a primary school located in Caherelly, a shop/post office and pub (Kirby's "Hunting Lodge"). The main businesses located in Ballybricken include Mr Binman and Tucon Engineering Company Ltd.

Dolores O'Riordan from The Cranberries was brought up in Ballybricken and went to the local primary school.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ballybricken Bohermore GAA". Retrieved 30 June 2019.
  2. ^ "IMDB Dolores O'Riordan". Retrieved 30 June 2019.