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Kilmessan (Irish: Cill Mheasáin meaning "Church of Messan"[2]) is a village in County Meath, Ireland. It is situated 10/15 minutes away from Dunshaughlin, Trim and Navan, and the new motor way is very near too. The village also has a primary school, shop, post office, several pubs beauty salon etc. Located in Kilmessan is The Station House Hotel.

Kilmessan
Kilmessan is located in Ireland
Kilmessan
Kilmessan
Location in Ireland
Kilmessan is located in Europe
Kilmessan
Kilmessan
Kilmessan (Europe)
Coordinates: 53°33′33″N 6°39′37″W / 53.559192°N 6.660144°W / 53.559192; -6.660144Coordinates: 53°33′33″N 6°39′37″W / 53.559192°N 6.660144°W / 53.559192; -6.660144
CountryIreland
ProvinceLeinster
CountyCounty Meath
Dáil ÉireannMeath West
Population
(2016).[1]
 • Urban
654
Time zoneUTC±0 (WET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+1 (IST)
Eircode routing key
C15
Telephone area code+353(0)46
Websitewww.meath.ie

Planned RailwayEdit

 
Image of Christy Mahon, the previous railway signalman in Kilmessan, Co. Meath.

Kilmessan railway station is planned to be reopened as part of the proposed line from Dunboyne to Navan.

SportEdit

Kilmessan GAA club plays hurling. They are the most successful hurling club in Meath having won the Meath championship 29 times. The Kilmessan men won the Leinster Championship in 2008 against a strong Erin's own team and were unlucky not to reach the all-Ireland final having lost the semi-final after extra-time. Kilmessan are always strong contenders for the Meath championship title[3] Kilmessan Bowls Club - affiliated to IIBA.[4] Kilmessan also have a Camogie Club. There are two adult teams, senior and intermediate. The senior team are always strong contenders for the county title with the pick of essentially two panels of players. Kilmessan became All Ireland junior club champions in 2014.They also won the All Ireland Junior Club Championship in 2017 .And at present in 2018 having won a 10th county Championship are in a Leinster Semi Final. It was the first time a Meath team had won the title. The club won their first Leinster championship in 2010. This recent success is under the management of John Watters. In 2013 the village completed the infamous double when both the Senior Hurling and Senior Camogie succeed within the county to gain the title of county champions within the same weekend.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Kilmessan". Census 2016 - Small Area Population Statistics. CSO. 2016.
  2. ^ Cill Mheasáin, loganim.ie
  3. ^ Kilmessan, gaainfo.com
  4. ^ http://kilmessanbowls.blogspot.com