Curreeny

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A view of Mauherslieve

Curreeny (Irish: Na Coirríní)[1] is a townsland in North County Tipperary, Ireland. It is situated 16km from Nenagh, in the Roman Catholic parish of Templederry. Curreeny is on the R497 regional road, which is the main road from Nenagh to Tipperary Town. Curreeny is in close proximity to Dolla, Templederry and Kilcommon villages and within reasonable driving distance from Limerick city, Nenagh, Thurles, Templemore, Tipperary, Newport and Cashel.

Curreeny is a rural area located within the Silvermine Mountains, at the foot of Mauherslieve or Mother Mountain. Much of the terrain is hilly and is covered in evergreen forestry. The origin of the name Curreeny is The little pointed hills.[2] Curreeny is approximately 1000 ft above Sea Level.[3]

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  1. ^ http://www.logainm.ie/1165871.aspx
  2. ^ A. D. MILLS. "Curreeny." A Dictionary of British Place-Names. Oxford University Press. 2003. Encyclopedia.com. 21 Jul. 2009
  3. ^ "Maps, Weather, and Airports for Curreeny, Ireland". Falling Rain. Retrieved 2009-07-22. 

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Coordinates: 52°44′N 8°09′W / 52.733°N 8.150°W / 52.733; -8.150