Camolin, County Wexford

Camolin (Irish: Cam Eolaing)[3] is a village in County Wexford in Ireland, situated in the valley of the River Bann on the R772 regional road 6 km (3.7 mi) northeast of Ferns. As of the 2016 census, the village had a population of 415 people.[2]

Camolin
Cam Eolaing
Village
The R772 as Camolin Main Street
The R772 as Camolin Main Street
Camolin is located in Ireland
Camolin
Camolin
Location in Ireland
Coordinates: 52°36′54″N 6°25′30″W / 52.615°N 6.425°W / 52.615; -6.425Coordinates: 52°36′54″N 6°25′30″W / 52.615°N 6.425°W / 52.615; -6.425
CountryIreland
ProvinceLeinster
CountyCounty Wexford
Area
 • Total1.39 km2 (0.54 sq mi)
Elevation
41 m (135 ft)
Population
 (2016)[2]
415
Time zoneUTC+0 (WET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-1 (IST (WEST))
Irish Grid ReferenceT065527

TransportEdit

Camolin railway station opened on 1 November 1867, but finally closed on 30 March 1964.[4]

SportEdit

The community field, situated on the Main Street, is used by two sporting clubs; Camolin Celtic AFC and St. Patrick's GAA Club.

Camolin Celtic cater for both men's and ladies' teams. They field mens and boys teams from Under-8 level to senior, and ladies teams at Under-10, Under-14 and senior levels.[citation needed]

St. Patrick's GAA club field both hurling and Gaelic football teams from Under-8 to Senior level.[citation needed]

Camolin's main street

PeopleEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Map of Camolin, Wexford".
  2. ^ a b "Sapmap Area - Settlements - Camolin". Census 2016. Central Statistics Office. April 2016. Retrieved 21 March 2020.
  3. ^ "Cam Eolaing/Camolin". Placenames Database of Ireland (logainm.ie). Retrieved 19 October 2021.
  4. ^ "Camolin station" (PDF). Railscot - Irish Railways. Retrieved 14 September 2007.
  5. ^ "Conleth O'Connor". www.ricorso.net.