Glenealy, County Wicklow

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Glenealy

Gleann Fhaídhle
Town
Glenealy Village
Glenealy Village
Official seal of Glenealy
Seal
Glenealy is located in Ireland
Glenealy
Glenealy
Location in Ireland
Coordinates: 52°58′N 6°09′W / 52.967°N 6.150°W / 52.967; -6.150Coordinates: 52°58′N 6°09′W / 52.967°N 6.150°W / 52.967; -6.150
CountryIreland
ProvinceLeinster
CountyCounty Wicklow
Population
(2011)
 • Urban
2,746
Time zoneUTC+0 (WET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-1 (IST (WEST))
Irish Grid ReferenceT244923

Glenealy (Irish: Gleann Fhaídhle) is a village 8 km (5.0 mi) west of Wicklow Town, in County Wicklow, on the R752. The Dublin - Rosslare railway line also passes through the village.

Since the extension of the N11 dual-carriageway from Dublin to within 5 km (3.1 mi) of the village in 2004, it has been undergoing rapid growth, attracting people commuting to Dublin.

Transport[edit]

Bus Éireann route 133 serves the village providing links to Dublin, Bray, Wicklow, Rathnew, Rathdrum, Avoca and Arklow.[1]

Sport[edit]

Glenealy is known for its hurling. They have won the Wicklow Senior Hurling Championship 15 times as of 2014, most recently beating Bray in the County Final. They were also the first Wicklow team to make it through to a Leinster Final. In late 2017, the got through to the final of the Leinster intermediate club championship, but unfortunately lost to Ballyragget of Kilkenny by a point

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-06-26. Retrieved 2013-05-03.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)

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