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Dailly is located in South Ayrshire
 Dailly shown within South Ayrshire
Council area South Ayrshire
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Police Scottish
Fire Scottish
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock
Scottish Parliament Carrick, Cumnock and Doon Valley
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Coordinates: 55°16′N 4°43′W / 55.27°N 04.72°W / 55.27; -04.72Dailly (Scottish Gaelic: Dail Mhaol Chiarain[1]) is a village in South Ayrshire, Scotland. It is located on the Water of Girvan, 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) south of Maybole, and 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) east of Old Dailly. "New Dailly", as it was originally known, was laid out in the 1760s as a coal-mining village. In 1849 a fire broke out in Maxwell Colliery, one of the nearby mines, and continued to burn for 50 years.

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  1. ^ "An Stòr-dàta Briathrachais" (in Gaelic?). Retrieved 07.03.2010.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)