Nurney, County Carlow

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Urnaí Nurnai
Nurney is located in Ireland
Location in Ireland
Coordinates: 52°45′02″N 6°54′35″W / 52.7506°N 6.9097°W / 52.7506; -6.9097Coordinates: 52°45′02″N 6°54′35″W / 52.7506°N 6.9097°W / 52.7506; -6.9097
CountyCounty Carlow
144 m (472 ft)
Time zoneUTC+0 (WET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-1 (IST (WEST))
Irish Grid ReferenceS736671

Nurney (Irish: Urnaí Nurnai, meaning 'The Prayer') is a village in County Carlow, Ireland.[1]

Historic sites[]

The name suggests that there may have been a monastic site on the site in the 4th or 5th century. St. John's Church (Church of Ireland) is a listed structure, which was built by the local landlord John Bruen in the 1780s along with a schoolhouse.[2]

Nurney Cross, located near St. John's Church,[3] is a very early example of a high cross and is a National Monument.

St John's, Nurney


Nurney is home to Nurney Villa, an association football (soccer) club which competes in the Carlow Premier Division.[citation needed]

See also[]

  • List of towns and villages in Ireland


  1. ^ "Nurney Townland, Co. Carlow". Retrieved 15 January 2016.
  2. ^ "Nurney National School". Bagnelstown Parish. Retrieved 15 January 2016.
  3. ^ "Saint John's Church of Ireland Church, Nurney, County Carlow". National Inventory of Architectural Heritage. Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht. Retrieved 15 January 2016.
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