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'Rathkeale'
Ráth Caola
Location
WGS-84 (GPS) Coordinates:
52°31′00″N 8°55′00″W / 52.516667, -8.933333
Irish Grid Reference
R360420
Statistics
Province: Munster
County: County Limerick
Population (2006)
 - Town:
 - Rural:
 
3,938 
1,977


Rathkeale (Ráth Caola in Irish) is a town in west County Limerick, Ireland, between Croagh and Newcastlewest. It is located approx 18 miles southwest of Limerick city on the N21 road to Tralee, and lies on the River Deel. Rathkeale has a significant Irish Traveller population [{Eamon Dillon: The Outsiders}]. Bullet for locations in Ireland, displays location and not area. ... Image File history File links Ireland Map with County Limerick Magnified. ... GPS redirects here. ... The Irish national grid reference system is a system of geographic grid references commonly used in Ireland. ... When under Gaelic rule, Ireland was divided into provinces to replace the earlier system of the túatha. ... Statistics Area: 24,607. ... For much of its history, the island of Ireland was divided into 32 counties (Irish language contae or condae, pronounced IPA: ). Two historical counties, County Desmond and County Coleraine, no longer exist, while several county names have changed. ... Statistics Province: Munster County Town: Limerick Code: LK Area: 2,686 km² Population (2006) 183,863 (including Limerick City); 131,303 (without Limerick City) Website: www. ... Statistics Province: Munster County Town: Limerick Code: LK Area: 2,686 km² Population (2006) 183,863 (including Limerick City); 131,303 (without Limerick City) Website: www. ... Croagh is a picturesque village in County Limerick, Ireland. ... Newcastle West (An Caisleán Nua in Irish) is a town in County Limerick, Ireland. ... The N21 road is a National Primary Route in Ireland, forming part of the overall route from Limerick to Tralee. ... WGS-84 (GPS) Coordinates: , Irish Grid Reference Q828141 Statistics Province: Munster County: Elevation: 37 m Population (2006)  - Town:  - Rural:   20,258  1,932 Website: www. ... The River Deel, is a river in County Limerick, Ireland which flows from beyond Newcastlewest through Rathkeale and onwards to Askeaton then entering the River Shannon. ... Irish Travellers (sometimes known as Tinkers) are a nomadic or itinerant people of Irish origin living in Ireland, Great Britain and the United States. ...


Rathkeale has shopping facilities, a Museum and a Community College "Colaiste na Trocaire". The town has a large Roman Catholic parish church, Augustinian Abbey ruins and the Holy Trinity Church of Ireland church. rathkeale also has a big pile of free loaders robbing tax payers and selling you back your own gates! The Louvre Museum in Paris, one of the largest and most famous museums in the world. ... It has been suggested that this school-related article be merged to the appropriate school district or locality article. ... The Roman Catholic Church, most often spoken of simply as the Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with over one billion members. ... The Augustinians, named after Saint Augustine of Hippo (died AD 430), are several Roman Catholic monastic orders and congregations of both men and women living according to a guide to religious life known as the Rule of Saint Augustine. ... Bold textTHIS IS THE PAGE THAT A.S. REALLY NEEDS!! THIS IS NOW MARKED!!! ] ps i like A.O. This article is about an abbey as a Christian monastic community. ... The Church of Ireland (Irish: ) is an autonomous province of the Anglican Communion, operating seamlessly across the border between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. ...


Rathkeale's former railway station on the closed North Kerry railway line from Limerick to Tralee has been converted into the Irish Palatine Museum. Bleach Loch, nearby in the direction of Kildimo, is a fishing[1] location on the River Deel. For other uses, see Limerick (disambiguation). ... WGS-84 (GPS) Coordinates: , Irish Grid Reference Q828141 Statistics Province: Munster County: Elevation: 37 m Population (2006)  - Town:  - Rural:   20,258  1,932 Website: www. ... The River Deel, is a river in County Limerick, Ireland which flows from beyond Newcastlewest through Rathkeale and onwards to Askeaton then entering the River Shannon. ...


Castle Matrix

On the southwestern edge of the town stands the fifteen century tower house of Castle Matrix, formerly a property of an Earl of Desmond, which contains a display or art objects and holds historical records. The title of Earl of Desmond has been held historically by lords in Ireland, first as a title outside of the peerage system and later as part of the English-controlled Peerage of Ireland. ...


See also

Coordinates: 52°31′N, 8°56′W 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. ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


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Rathkeale - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (427 words)
Rathkeale (Ráth Caola in Irish) is a town in County Limerick, Ireland, between Croagh and Newcastlewest.
Rathkeale is also known for the loch where many of the Rathkeale population and neighbouring towns go fishing.
Rathkeale people are noted for their kind and friendly personalities and their sense of welcoming to the many visitors to the town.
JOYNT (2479 words)
RATHKEALE, a market and post-town, and a parish, in the barony of LOWER CONNELLO, county of LIMERIC, and province of LEINSTER, 14 miles (S. by W.) from Limerick, and 93¾ (W.) from Dublin; containing 8800 inhabitants, of which number, 4972 are in the town.
Warburton, chancellor of the diocese; Knocknakilla, of the family of the late T. Studdart Esq.; Rathkeale Abbey, the property of the representatives of the late Geo.
The living is a rectory, in the diocese of Limerick, united from time immemorial to the rectories and vicarages of Kilscannel, Clounagh, and Clounshire, and to the rectory of Dundonnell, together constituting the union of Rathkeale and the corps of the chancellorship of the cathedral of Limerick, in the patronage of the Bishop.
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