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Ballybrack


Ballybrack (Irish: An Baile Breac, meaning "the speckled townland") is a suburb of Dublin, located in Dún Laoghaire–Rathdown county. It is south of Killiney and northeast of Loughlinstown.

Ballybrack has a post office, two public houses, a shopping centre as well as many other local amenities. The local GAA club and Ballybrack FC soccer club.and also has the borough boxing club which is located right beside ballybrack football club

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Ballybrack Football Club was formerly known as KBL FC – Killiney, Ballybrack & Loughlinstown. KBL was founded in 1972 however Ballybrack FC was officially formed in 1975. At present Ballybrack has 13 teams competing in both the Dublin and District Schoolboys League and the South Dublin Football League. The soccer club provides football for boys and girls at all levels of ability. Catering for all children aged between seven and 18 years in the areas of Ballybrack, Cabinteely and Shankill. Football matches are played in Coolevin on Saturdays and Sundays. The football club is open five nights a week and at the weekends providing recreation and leisure activities. The soccer clubs' membership exceeds 300 children. Approximately one third comprise the Ballybrack Tigers, catering for the children of 5 to 7 years old. Every year the club plays host to a mini World Cup tournament for all children of the local community.

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  • Cumann Peil Gael na mBan Carraig An tSionnaigh - Cábán tSíle
  • Cumann Peil Ghaelach Naomh Proinsias

Coordinates: 53°15′11″N 6°07′28″W / 53.2531°N 6.124466°W / 53.2531; -6.124466

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