Derrinturn

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Derrinturn

Doire an tSoirn
Town
Derrinturn is located in Ireland
Derrinturn
Derrinturn
Location in Ireland
Coordinates: 53°20′23″N 6°56′24″W / 53.33959°N 6.94010°W / 53.33959; -6.94010Coordinates: 53°20′23″N 6°56′24″W / 53.33959°N 6.94010°W / 53.33959; -6.94010
CountryIreland
ProvinceLeinster
CountyCounty Kildare
Area
 • Town2 km2 (0.8 sq mi)
Elevation
85 m (279 ft)
Population
(2011)
 • Urban
1,541
Time zoneUTC+0 (WET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-1 (IST (WEST))
Irish Grid ReferenceN759266
The Turn Inn, Derrinturn
The Windmill Derrinturn

Derrinturn (Irish: Doire an tSoirn) is a village in County Kildare, Ireland. It is part of the parish of [[Carbury]]. It is located about 60 km (37 mi) from Dublin.

The main road through Derrinturn is the R403 regional road.

The village had a population of 1,602 in 2016. From 1961 to 2016, the population has increased from 183 to 1602 an increase of 875%. Between 1996 to 2016 the population triple in 20 years.[2]

Derrinturn has one Roman Catholic church and a primary school St. Conleth's (Naomh Connlaodh)[3].


Area[edit]

Derrinturn has an area of:

  • 1,323,976 m² / 132.40 hectares / 1.3240 km²
  • 0.51 square miles
  • 327.16 acres / 327 acres, 0 roods, 25 perches

Nationwide, it is the 21143rd largest townland that we know about

Within Co. Kildare, it is the 483rd largest townland.[4]

History[edit]


Borders[edit]

Derrinturn borders the following other townlands[5]:

  • Ballyhagan to the west
  • Ballyshannon to the east
  • Coonagh to the east
  • Dreenan to the south
  • Newbury Demesne to the north
  • Rathmore to the south


See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.cso.ie/census.
  2. ^ List of towns in the Republic of Ireland/2006 Census Records
  3. ^ "St Conleth's National School". www.stconlethsns.ie. Retrieved 2019-03-27.
  4. ^ "Derrinturn Townland, Co. Kildare". www.townlands.ie. Retrieved 2019-03-27.
  5. ^ "Derrinturn Townland, Co. Kildare". www.townlands.ie. Retrieved 2019-03-27.

External links[edit]

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