Ballinakill

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from Ballynakill)
Jump to: navigation, search
For the townland in West Cork, see Ballinakilla.
Ballinakill
Baile na Coille
Town
Ballinakill is located in Ireland
Ballinakill
Ballinakill
Location in Ireland
Coordinates: 52°52′27″N 7°18′36″W / 52.87417°N 7.31000°W / 52.87417; -7.31000Coordinates: 52°52′27″N 7°18′36″W / 52.87417°N 7.31000°W / 52.87417; -7.31000
Country Ireland
Province Leinster
County County Laois
Time zone WET (UTC+0)
 • Summer (DST) IST (WEST) (UTC-1)

Ballinakill (Irish: Baile na Coille, meaning "the town of the woods"") is a small village in County Laois, Ireland on the R432 regional road between Abbeyleix, Ballyragget and Castlecomer, Co Kilkenny

Ballinakill National School

Sport[edit]

Landmarks[edit]

The town square features a prominent monument to men who died in the 1798 rebellion: Comerford, Crennan, Geoghan, McEvoy, Fagan and Fox. The monument was erected in 1898. In 1998 a ceremony was held in Ballinakill to mark the bicentenary of the deaths.

References[edit]

  • Ballinakill: A Journey through Time by Ger Dunphy and Christy O'Shea,2002.

See also[edit]