Fiddown

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Fiddown

Fiodh Dúin
Town
Fiddown is located in Ireland
Fiddown
Fiddown
Location in Ireland
Coordinates: 52°19′49″N 7°18′51″W / 52.33038°N 7.31415°W / 52.33038; -7.31415Coordinates: 52°19′49″N 7°18′51″W / 52.33038°N 7.31415°W / 52.33038; -7.31415
CountryIreland
ProvinceLeinster
CountyKilkenny
Elevation
11 m (36 ft)
Population
 • Urban
194
Time zoneUTC+0 (WET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-1 (IST (WEST))
Irish Grid ReferenceS467200

Fiddown (Irish: Fiodh Dúin) is a small village in Kilkenny, Ireland. It is located in the south of the county just off the N24 road, 58 kilometres from Kilkenny city. The village is on the banks of the River Suir, near the border with Waterford.[1] The village name is said to be derived from Fiodh, "a wood" and Dún, a "fort" or "rath".

Monastery of Saint Maidoc of Fiddown since 590.

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  1. ^ [1] - gridreference.ie