Kilmainhamwood

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Kilmainhamwood
Cill Mhaighneann
Town
Kilmainhamwood is located in Ireland
Kilmainhamwood
Kilmainhamwood
Location in Ireland
Coordinates: 53°50′58″N 6°48′23″W / 53.849552°N 6.806289°W / 53.849552; -6.806289Coordinates: 53°50′58″N 6°48′23″W / 53.849552°N 6.806289°W / 53.849552; -6.806289
Country Ireland
Province Leinster
County Meath
Time zone UTC+0 (WET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-1 (IST (WEST))
Irish Grid Reference N784852

Kilmainhamwood, historically simply Killmainham (Irish: Cill Mhaighneann),[1] is a village and townland in north County Meath, Ireland. The village is built on the River Dee and is situated north of Whitewood Lake. The town is located on local roads. Neighbouring parishes are Kingscourt to the north, Drumconrath to the east, Nobber to the south-east, Moynalty to the south and Bailieborough to the west.

Amenities[edit]

  • The village has one primary school and a church near the centre of the village.

People[edit]

  • The village is the home of former Meath Gaelic footballer Brian Stafford.

Sport[edit]

  • Gaelic football is the main sport played in Kilmainhamwood. The club is called Kilmainhamwood GFC. The club won the Meath Senior Football Championship once in 1996, however, they are currently in the Junior A Football Championship, which they have won three times in 1965, 1982 and most recently in 1994. Nobber is Kilmainhamwood's main football rivals. A notable former players for Kilmainhamwood are Brian Stafford and Sean McCormack.
  • Colm Gilcreest, a former professional snooker player is from Cormeen, Kilmainhamwood.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Placenames Database of Ireland (see archival records)

External links[edit]

All-Ireland Senior Club Football Championship 2010-2011