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Lullymore (Irish: Loilgheach Mór) is a civil parish in County Kildare in Ireland. It is in the historical barony of Offaly East. The lowest observed 20th century air temperature in Ireland, -18.8 °C was measured at Lullymore on 2 January 1979.
Lullymore is situated 6 miles from Rathangan and approx 3 miles from Allenwood.
Sport and amenities
Lullymore Heritage & Discovery Park is a visitor attractions in the Kildare region. It is a destination for families, school tours, birthday parties and tourists.
The Bog of Allen Nature Centre, run by Irish Peatland Conservation Council, is a national 'centre of excellence' for peatland education, research and conservation. Facilities include a peatland museum, exhibitions about the Bog of Allen, a research library, habitats and gardens including the largest garden of carnivorous plants in Ireland and the U.K.
- Patrick Hillery, president of Ireland from 1976 to 1990, was a visitor to Lullymore in August 1978, when he opened a memorial to John Doorley (a rebel leader in the Battle of Rathangan during the 1798 rebellion).
- "An Loilíoch Mhór / Lullymore (civil parish)". Placenames Database of Ireland. Retrieved 10 January 2020.
- "Temperature in Ireland". met.ie. Met Éireann. Archived from the original on 9 February 2010.
- Census for post 1821 figures
- http://www.histpop.org Archived 2016-05-07 at the Wayback Machine
- "Who Do You Think You Are? - Ryan Tubridy Episode - The Peat Industry in Ireland". rte.ie. RTÉ. Archived from the original on 20 September 2012.
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