Lemybrien

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Lemybrien

Irish: Léim Uí Bhriain

Leamybrien
Village
Lemybrien is located in Ireland
Lemybrien
Lemybrien
Location in Ireland
Coordinates: 52°10′06″N 7°31′16″W / 52.168258°N 7.521199°W / 52.168258; -7.521199Coordinates: 52°10′06″N 7°31′16″W / 52.168258°N 7.521199°W / 52.168258; -7.521199
Country Ireland
ProvinceMunster
County Waterford
Population
(2016)[1]
 • Total192
Time zoneUTC+0 (WET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-1 (IST (WEST))

Lemybrien (Irish: Léim Uí Bhriain, meaning "O'Brien's leap") is a small village on the N25 road, linking Cork to Waterford City, Ireland.[2] It lies in the foothills of the Comeragh mountains, a southern extension of the Comeragh Mountains, in an area of County Waterford known as "The Déise".

Sport[edit]

Stage 2 of the 1998 Tour de France passed through the area. Kilrossanty GAA sports club is based in Lemybrien.[3]

Archeology[edit]

Drumlohan Souterrain and Ogham Stones, a National Monument dating to the 5th–9th centuries AD, lies 4 km (2½ mi) to the east.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sapmap Area: Settlements Lemybrien". Census 2016. Central Statistics Office. 2016.
  2. ^ "Placenames Database of Ireland". Dublin City University. Retrieved 10 September 2015.
  3. ^ "Kilrossanty GAA Club". Retrieved 9 January 2015.