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Cappawhite

Cappawhite
Town
Cappawhite
Cappawhite
Location in Ireland

Coordinates: 52°34′56″N 8°09′48″W / 52.5822°N 8.1632°W / 52.5822; -8.1632Coordinates: 52°34′56″N 8°09′48″W / 52.5822°N 8.1632°W / 52.5822; -8.1632

Country Ireland
Province Munster
County South Tipperary
Elevation 137 m (449 ft)
Population (2006)
 • Urban 328
Time zone WET (UTC+0)
 • Summer (DST) IST (WEST) (UTC-1)
Irish Grid Reference R889478

Cappawhite often spelled Cappaghwhite (Irish: An Cheapach na Bhfaoiteach, meaning "White's tillage plot") is a village in South Tipperary, Ireland and is located on the R505 regional road from Cashel to County Limerick. Close major towns near the village include Tipperary Town which is 12 kilometres south of the village and Cashel which is 24 kilometres east of the village.

Sports

Cappawhite is home to Cappawhite GAA who were Tipperary Senior Hurling Championship winners in 1987 and Tipperary U21 Champions in 1999. Also, Dr. Liam Hennessy, renowned exercise physiologist, strength & conditioning coach, and former international athlete, is from Cappawhite.

Facilities

Some facilities of the village include:

  • A Senior Centre
  • Conference Centre
  • Sports Hall
  • Town Square
  • Roman Catholic Church
  • GAA Clubhouse and pitch
  • GYM
  • A National School

External links

  • Cappawhite Village Website
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