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Encyclopedia > Bailieborough

Bailieborough (Irish: Coill an Chollaigh, meaning Forest of the Boar), sometimes spelled as Bailieboro, is a small town in County Cavan in the Ireland, where the R165, R191 and the R178 regional roads meet. Statistics Province: Ulster County Town: Cavan Code: CN Area: 1,931 km² Population (2006) 63,961 Website: www. ... R165 at Lavey The R165 road is a Regional Route in the Ireland, linking the R188 5 km (3 mi) west of Cootehill in County Cavan to the N2 near Ardee, County Louth. ... A Regional Road in the Republic of Ireland is a class of road not forming a major route (such as a National Primary Route, or National Secondary Route), but nevertheless forming a link in the national road network. ... A Regional Road in the Republic of Ireland is a class of road not forming a major route (such as a National Primary Route, or National Secondary Route), but nevertheless forming a link in the national road network. ...

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History

William Bailie, a Scottish "undertaker" or Planter, was granted the lands of Tonergie (Tandragee) in East Breffnie by James I. He built a castle and enclosed the demesne by 1629. On his death, the estate passed to his son, William, Bishop of Clonfert. The introduction of this article does not provide enough context for readers unfamiliar with the subject. ... James Stuart (19 June 1566 – 27 March 1625) was King of Scots as James VI, and King of England and King of Ireland as James I. He ruled in Scotland as James VI from 24 July 1567, when he was only one year old. ... Bailieborough Castle was built by William Bailie a Scottish undertaker or Planter,who was granted the lands of Tonergie (Tandragee) in East Breffnie by James I. He built the castle and enclosed the demesne by 1629. ... Events March 4 - Massachusetts Bay Colony is granted a Royal charter. ...


Buildings of note

  • Bailieborough Market House is a three-bay, two-story building, built in 1818 and currently used as a library. Fully equipped with wheelchair access, it hosts many events such as art exhibitions.

1818 (MDCCCXVIII) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Saturday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar. ...

Amenities

The town's amenities include a leisure centre, with a gym, swimming pool, sauna and steam room, many playing pitches and local walks. The area is well known and renouned for its lakes and forests. A Leisure Centre in the UK is a site, usually owned and operated by the county council, where people go to keep fit or relax. ... Modern indoor gymnasium with pull-down basketball hoops. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... A steam room is a high humidity chamber, usually found in health clubs and leisure facilities. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Lake Clearwater, Ontario, Canada A lake is a large body of water, usually fresh water, surrounded by land. ... This article is about forests as a massing of trees. ...


People

  • Irish suffragist and atheist Francis Sheehy-Skeffington was born in Bailieborough in 1878.
  • Irish mathematician and number theorist John B. Cosgrave was born in Balieborough in 1946.

Francis Skeffington (1878 – 26 April 1916) from Bailieborough, County Cavan, was an Irish suffragist and pacifist. ... 1878 (MDCCCLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Dr. John B. Cosgrave Dr. John B. Cosgrave (January 5, 1946) is the head of the mathematics department of St. ... Year 1946 (MCMXLVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full 1946 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Cillian Sheridan (born 23 February 1989 in Bailieborough, County Cavan, Ireland) is a professional footballer who plays for Scottish Premier League club Celtic as a left-sided or central forward. ... Year 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays 1989 Gregorian calendar). ...

See also

This is a link page for cities and towns in the Republic of Ireland, including larger villages, and villages and townlands of note, as well as towns, townships or urban centres in Dublin. ... Market Houses are a notable feature of many Irish towns with varying styles of architecture, size and ornamentation making for a most interesting feature of the streetscape. ... Statistics Province: Ulster County Town: Cavan Code: CN Area: 1,931 km² Population (2006) 63,961 Website: www. ...

External Links

  • Bailieborough community website

Coordinates: 53°55′N, 6°58′W Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


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Bailieborough or Moybologue, counties Cavan & Meath, Lewis, 1837 description ©Jane Lyons (730 words)
Bailieborough town and parish belongs to the Civil Registration District of Bailieborough.
In the incumbent's title this parish is denominated Moybologue otherwise Bailieborough: it was formedby act of council in 1778, by separating from the parish of Killan, now called Shercock, 29 townlands, including the town of Bailieborough, and uniting them to the parish of Moybologue.
In the R. divisions the parish is partly in the union or district of Killan or Shercock, and partly in that of Kilmainham and Tivorcher : the chapel of the former is situated in the town of Bailieborough ; and that of the latter, which is in the county and diocese of Meath, at Tivorcher.
Dáil Éireann - Volume 478 - 01 May, 1997 - Adjournment Debate. - Bailieborough (Cavan) Water Scheme. (1012 words)
There are also difficulties for many people living in the rural area between Bailieborough and Virginia who wish to avail, primarily through group schemes, of the second stage of the regional water supply scheme, and there is a demand for such connections from both householders and farmers.
Understandably, the people of Virginia, its catchment area and the people living in that large rural area between Bailieborough and Virginia are demanding progress on this scheme.
They realise the importance of the construction of this scheme in the prevention of any hindrance to the further development of agriculture, industry and tourism in that general area and the need to provide people with a proper water supply for domestic purposes.
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