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
Country Ireland
Province Munster
County County Limerick
Time zone WET (UTC+0)
 • Summer (DST) IST (WEST) (UTC-1)

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.

Traditions[edit]

Ballybricken has a proud GAA tradition. Its local club, officially named Ballybricken/Bohermore GAA Club, is a big part of the local community and means a lot to those involved. It had a new GAA clubhouse and field built in 2008 which was officially opened on the May Bank Holiday weekend 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 hurling and junior B in football.

Places in Ballybricken[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, Roadstone Provinces Ltd, and Tucon Engineering Company Ltd.

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

See also[edit]

Ballybricken is also the name of an inner city neighbourhood of Waterford City, Ireland.

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