Oulart

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Oulart
An tAbhallort
Town
Oulart is located in Ireland
Oulart
Oulart
Location in Ireland
Coordinates: 52°30′18″N 6°23′24″W / 52.505°N 6.39°W / 52.505; -6.39Coordinates: 52°30′18″N 6°23′24″W / 52.505°N 6.39°W / 52.505; -6.39
Country Ireland
Province Leinster
County County Wexford
Elevation[1] 71 m (233 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Urban 257
Time zone UTC+0 (WET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-1 (IST (WEST))
Irish Grid Reference T093401

Oulart (Irish: An tAbhallort,[2] formerly Ubhallghort - "the orchard"), is a small village in the southeastern corner of Ireland. It is situated in County Wexford just off the R741 regional road halfway between the towns of Gorey to the north and Wexford to the south.

Raheenduff or "Black little fort" in English, is a small hamlet within the extremities of Oulart Village and is home of Cooney's local grain store, Village Store and Public House, which has been managed by the Redmond family since the 1950s. Two other towns lands in Oulart: Kilnamanagh and Kyle are home to thriving businesses such as Hyland's Nursery, Henry Cleary Transport, Marty's Bar, Corrigan's SPAR Supermarket, Matty Parle Tyres and Cooney's Bar which is currently run by Gary and Birdie O'Leary.

Oulart's population records: 197 in 2006. 257 in 2011. 274 in 2016. Source: http://citypopulation.info/php/ireland.php?cityid=0763

The Battle of Oulart Hill took place near Oulart during the 1798 rebellion.

Sport[edit]

Oulart the Ballagh is the local GAA/hurling club. They have won the Wexford Senior Hurling Championship on thirteen occasions, most recently in 2016.

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References[edit]

1798 centenary memorial in Oulart