Ballymacarbry

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Ballymacarbry
Baile Mhac Cairbre
Village
Ballymacarbry is located in Ireland
Ballymacarbry
Ballymacarbry
Location in Ireland
Coordinates: 52°16′N 7°44′W / 52.27°N 7.73°W / 52.27; -7.73Coordinates: 52°16′N 7°44′W / 52.27°N 7.73°W / 52.27; -7.73
Country Ireland
Province Munster
County Waterford
Population (2016)[1]
 • Total 138
Time zone UTC+0 (WET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-1 (IST (WEST))

Ballymacarbry (Irish: Baile Mhac Cairbre, meaning "Mac Carbre's Townland")[2] is a village in County Waterford, Ireland with an approximate population of 200 people.[3]

Location[edit]

Ballymacarbry is situated on the R671 regional road, approximately 17 km. from Clonmel and 24 km. from Dungarvan

Notable people[edit]

The painter and teacher Daniel (Dan) Ryan was born in the village in 1928.[citation needed] He went on to teach in St Eunan's College, Letterkenny, County Donegal, for many years and later went on to become a painter. His landscapes include representations of the surrounding Donegal countryside.[citation needed] He died of Alzheimer's disease in 2007 aged 79.[citation needed]

Waterford senior hurler Jamie Barron is from Ballymacarbry. He plays Gaelic football and hurling for the local teams The Nire and Fourmilewater.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sapmap Area: Settlements Ballymacarbry". Census 2016. Central Statistics Office. 2016. 
  2. ^ Mills,A.D., A Dictionary of British Place-Names, Oxford University Press (2003)
  3. ^ Waterford County Council figure (page 12)