Nurney, County Kildare

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An Urnaí
Nurney is located in Ireland
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
Country Ireland
Province Leinster
County County Kildare
Elevation 71 m (233 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Urban 389
Time zone WET (UTC+0)
 • Summer (DST) IST (WEST) (UTC-1)
Irish Grid Reference N704056

Nurney (Irish: An Urnaí meaning "Oratory/prayer house/chapel") is a village in County Kildare, Ireland on the Tully Stream. It lies on the R415 regional road 8 km south of Kildare and is signposted from the M7 motorway at junction 13.

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

Nurney, County Kildare


In 2006, its 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.



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]


  • 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.


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  1. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2014-05-18. Retrieved 2014-05-17.