Baile Mhic Eilegóid
|• Total||56 km2 (22 sq mi)|
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|• Summer (DST)||UTC-1 (IST (WEST))|
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A quarry was first built in Ballymacelligott in 1811 as a source for building materials for construction of a barracks in Tralee. The present day Ballymacelligott Church was built in 1824. It was in the barony of Trughanacmy.
In 1831, the population was 3,535, and by 1841 had grown to 4,058.
The Ballymacelligott handball club was founded in 1950. Ballymacelligott is known nationwide for its handballing talents, many All-Ireland champions and World champions have come from Ballymacelligott. The area is also home to two soccer clubs, Ballymac Celtic and Ballymac Galaxy, which both play in the Kerry District League.
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