Nurney, County Kildare

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Nurney

An Urnaí
Town
Nurney is located in Ireland
Nurney
Nurney
Location in Ireland
Coordinates: 53°05′42″N 6°56′52″W / 53.09494°N 6.94784°W / 53.09494; -6.94784Coordinates: 53°05′42″N 6°56′52″W / 53.09494°N 6.94784°W / 53.09494; -6.94784
CountryIreland
ProvinceLeinster
CountyCounty Kildare
Elevation
71 m (233 ft)
Population
(2011)
 • Urban
389
Time zoneUTC+0 (WET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-1 (IST (WEST))
Irish Grid ReferenceN704056

Nurney (Irish: An Urnaí meaning "Oratory/prayer house/chapel") is a village in County Kildare, Ireland, on the Tully Stream.

Location[edit]

Nurney lies on the R415 regional road 8 km south of Kildare and is signposted from the M7 motorway at junction 13.

Nurney, County Kildare

Transport[edit]

Bus[edit]

South Kildare Community Transport's Newbridge-Kildare-Athy route serves Nurney on Mondays to Fridays with two services each way a day. The bus also serves Kildare railway station, the nearest station to Nurney, enabling journeys to/from many parts of Ireland.[1]

Amenities[edit]

The village has a church, a pub, a school, a shop and two graveyards. A petrol station opened in the village in recent times.

Skerries Irish Figure Dancing Class has been teaching Irish Figure dancing for over 40 years and classes are held weekly in the local GAA hall.

Sport[edit]

Demographics[edit]

In 2006, Nurney's population was recorded at 354, an increase of 48% from 2002 owing to an influx of settlers from Dublin, which lies some 60 km away.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2014-05-18. Retrieved 2014-05-17.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)