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Ardcroney, officially Ardcrony (Irish: Ard Cróine, meaning "Cronia's height"),[1] is a village and townland on the N52 National secondary road 10 km (6.2 mi) north of Nenagh in County Tipperary, Ireland. It is also forms a civil parish in the historical barony of Ormond Lower. It is halfway between Nenagh and Borrisokane.

Ardcroney

Irish: Ard Cróine
Village
Ardcroney Church of Ireland Church which was moved to Bunratty Folk park
Ardcroney Church of Ireland Church which was moved to Bunratty Folk park
Ardcroney is located in Ireland
Ardcroney
Ardcroney
Location in Ireland
Coordinates: 52°56′12″N 8°09′15″W / 52.93667°N 8.15417°W / 52.93667; -8.15417Coordinates: 52°56′12″N 8°09′15″W / 52.93667°N 8.15417°W / 52.93667; -8.15417
Country Ireland
ProvinceMunster
CountyTipperary

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Buildings of noteEdit

Ardcroney Church is a T-plan gable-fronted church, built in 1838. Along with a later (c1975) detached round bell tower with conical slate roof is listed as a protected structure by Tipperary County Council (RPS Ref S583). The local Church Of Ireland church (pictured) was moved to Bunratty folk park where it was unveiled in 1998.[2][3]A burial mound is located about 2km east of Ardcroney, it is listed as a national monument and is in state care.[4][5]

SportEdit

Ardcroney is home to a Junior soccer club, Ardcroney FC.[6] Set up in 1982 it currently has a Junior, Youth, u16, u14, 12 and 2 u10 teams.

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See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Placenames Database of Ireland
  2. ^ http://www.buildingsofireland.ie/niah/search.jsp?type=record&county=TN&regno=22401505
  3. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-01-30. Retrieved 2015-01-29.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ http://www.themodernantiquarian.com/site/7755/ardcroney.html
  5. ^ http://www.archaeology.ie/sites/default/files/media/pdf/monuments-in-state-care-tipperary-north.pdf
  6. ^ Ardcroney FC Archived November 8, 2011, at the Wayback Machine
  7. ^ http://www.geograph.ie/photo/1639169