Bective, County Meath

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View towards Bective Abbey
View towards Bective Abbey
Bective is located in Ireland
Location in Ireland
Coordinates: 53°34′47″N 6°41′50″W / 53.579722°N 6.697222°W / 53.579722; -6.697222Coordinates: 53°34′47″N 6°41′50″W / 53.579722°N 6.697222°W / 53.579722; -6.697222
CountyCounty Meath
53 m (174 ft)
Time zoneUTC+0 (WET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-1 (IST (WEST))
Irish Grid ReferenceN862596
Bective church, now an artist's studio

Bective (Irish: Beigthigh;[1] sometimes known as Bective Bridge or Ballina[2]) is a small hamlet and townland in County Meath, Ireland. Bective is situated on the left bank of the River Boyne and on the Clady River which joins the former in the east of the townland, approximately 6 kilometres east of Trim, on the Athboy to Dunshaughlin road.

They[who?] have 3 consecutive senior titles in a row. Their u15 play division 8, the lowest there is in the county.

Bective is home to Bective Abbey, daughter abbey of the more famous Cistercian abbey at Mellifont in County Louth. The village was also home to the writer Mary Lavin, whose family moved there in 1925.[3]

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  1. ^, accessed on 10 February 2009
  2. ^, accessed on 10 February 2009
  3. ^, accessed 10 February 2009

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