Coolderry

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Coolderry

Cúl Doire
Town
Coolderry is located in Ireland
Coolderry
Coolderry
Location in Ireland
Coordinates: 53°00′N 7°47′W / 53.00°N 7.78°W / 53.00; -7.78Coordinates: 53°00′N 7°47′W / 53.00°N 7.78°W / 53.00; -7.78
CountryIreland
ProvinceLeinster
CountyCounty Offaly
Elevation
88 m (289 ft)
Population
 (2006)
 • Urban
80
 • Rural
20
Time zoneUTC+0 (WET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-1 (IST (WEST))
Irish Grid ReferenceS100959

Coolderry (Irish: Cúl Doire) is a small roadside village in southern County Offaly, Ireland. It is located 8 kilometres north of Roscrea and 11 kilometres south of Birr. The village lies close to the Slieve Bloom Mountains. Places of note include Gloster House and Leap Castle.

Facilities[edit]

Coolderry contains a number of facilities including a Roman Catholic church, Coolderry National School, a Community Hall and a GAA Facility.

Demographics[edit]

In the 2006 Census Ettagh, the electoral division which Coolderry is within had a listed population of 433. Coolderry village has a population of around 80, while the surrounding area has about 20.

Sport[edit]

Coolderry is perhaps best known for being the home of Coolderry GAA, the most successful hurling side in Offaly with 31 Offaly Senior Hurling Championship titles and 1 Leinster Senior Hurling Championship title.