Shillelagh, County Wicklow

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Shillelagh
Síol Éalaigh
Village
Skyline of Shillelagh
Shillelagh is located in Ireland
Shillelagh
Shillelagh
Location in Ireland
Coordinates: 52°45′18″N 6°32′10″W / 52.755°N 6.536°W / 52.755; -6.536Coordinates: 52°45′18″N 6°32′10″W / 52.755°N 6.536°W / 52.755; -6.536
Country Ireland
Province Leinster
County County Wicklow
Elevation 65 m (213 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 341
Irish Grid Reference S986681

Shillelagh (Irish: Síol Éalaigh) is a village located in the south west of County Wicklow, Ireland.

The town was planned as part of the FitzWilliam estate in the 17th century. .

Sport[edit]

Shillelagh has a Gaelic Athletic Association team and a soccer team. The team colours are sky blue and navy. Coolattin Golf Club is an 18 hole parkland course, and is situated close to the village Coolattin Cricket Club C [1868] played matches out of Coolattin Park [also used for Wicklow County games] which was about a mile from the Shillelagh RS. Played four matches in first season and were included in index of clubs into 1870s, it was active into the late 1950s


Transport and tourism[edit]

Shillelagh railway station opened on 22 May 1865, closed for passenger and goods traffic on 24 April 1944 .[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Shillelagh Legal Town Results". Central Statistics Office. 2011. 
  2. ^ "Shillelagh station" (PDF). Railscot - Irish Railways. Retrieved 2007-11-24. 

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