Ballyea, County Clare

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Ballyea

Baile Uí Aodha
Village
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Ballyea Catholic church
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Ballyea
Location in Ireland
Coordinates: 52°47′02″N9°01′48″W / 52.784°N 9.030°W / 52.784; -9.030 Coordinates: 52°47′02″N9°01′48″W / 52.784°N 9.030°W / 52.784; -9.030
Country Ireland
Province Munster
County County Clare
Time zone UTC+0 (WET)
  Summer (DST) UTC-1 (IST (WEST))
Irish Grid Reference R305707

Ballyea (Irish : Baile Uí Aodha) [1] is a small village in County Clare, Ireland, located southwest of Ennis.

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Sports

Ballyea GAA is the local Gaelic Athletic Association club, and is mainly involved in hurling. In the 2016 season, Ballyea won their first ever Clare Senior Hurling Championship and also went on to win the Munster Senior Club Hurling Championship.[ citation needed ]

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References

  1. "Baile Uí Aodha / Ballyea". logainm.ie. Placenames Database of Ireland. Retrieved 3 February 2021.
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Farmland in Ballyea