Ballybrittas

Ballybrittas (Irish: Baile Briotáis, meaning "town of the palisade")[2] is a small village in the northeast of County Laois, Ireland situated on the R445 about 5 km SE of Monasterevin, County Kildare. Formerly on the N7 Dublin - Limerick road, the village is now bypassed by the M7 motorway.

Ballybrittas

Baile Bhriotáis
Town
View of Ballybrittas from the southwest (R445)
View of Ballybrittas from the southwest (R445)
Ballybrittas is located in Ireland
Ballybrittas
Ballybrittas
Location in Ireland
Coordinates: 53°06′35″N 7°08′08″W / 53.1097°N 7.1355°W / 53.1097; -7.1355Coordinates: 53°06′35″N 7°08′08″W / 53.1097°N 7.1355°W / 53.1097; -7.1355
CountryIreland
ProvinceLeinster
CountyCounty Laois
Population
 (2016)[1]
388
Time zoneUTC+0 (WET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-1 (IST (WEST))

AmenitiesEdit

Businesses in the village include a pub, a service station, and a number of small businesses.

The local schools and churches are nearby in Rath and Killenard, while the local Gaelic Athletic Association club (Courtwood is nearby.

Notable peopleEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Sapmap Area - Settlements - Ballybrittas". Census 2016. Central Statistics Office. April 2016. Retrieved 25 January 2020.
  2. ^ "Baile Briotáis / Ballybrittas". logainm.ie. Irish Placenames Commission. Retrieved 25 January 2020.

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