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Coolderry

Coolderry
Town
Coolderry
Coolderry
Location in Ireland

Coordinates: 53°00′N 7°47′W / 53.00°N 7.78°W / 53.00; -7.78Coordinates: 53°00′N 7°47′W / 53.00°N 7.78°W / 53.00; -7.78

Country Ireland
Province Leinster
County County Offaly
Elevation 88 m (289 ft)
Population (2006)
 • Urban 80
 • Rural 20
Time zone WET (UTC+0)
 • Summer (DST) IST (WEST) (UTC-1)
Irish Grid Reference S100959

Coolderry (Irish: Cúl Doire) is a small roadside village in southern County Offaly, Ireland. It is located 8 kilometres north of Roscrea and 11 kilometres south of Birr. The village lies close to the Slieve Bloom Mountains.

Facilities

Coolderry contains a number of facilities including a Roman Catholic church, Coolderry National School, a Community Hall and a GAA Facility.

Demographics

In the 2006 Census Ettagh, the electoral division which Coolderry is within had a listed population of 433. Coolderry village has a population of around 80, while the surrounding area has about 20.

Sport

Coolderry is perhaps best known for being the home of Coolderry GAA, the most successful hurling side in Offaly with 29 Offaly Senior Hurling Championship titles and 1 Leinster Senior Hurling Championship title.

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