World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Coole, County Westmeath

Article Id: WHEBN0009929599
Reproduction Date:

Title: Coole, County Westmeath  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: County Westmeath, Tullynally Castle, Knockbody, Kinnegad, Ballykeeran
Collection:
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

Coole, County Westmeath

A village shop, in Coole
Coole
An Chúil
Town
Coole is located in Ireland
Coole
Coole
Location in Ireland
Coordinates:
Country Ireland
Province Leinster
County County Westmeath
Government
 • Dáil Éireann Longford /Westmeath
Population (2006)
 • Rural 277
Time zone WET (UTC+0)
 • Summer (DST) IST (WEST) (UTC-1)
Irish Grid Reference N408724

Coole (Irish: An Chúil) is a village in County Westmeath, Ireland, on the R395 regional road. It is situated on a plateau that overlooks the part of the Bog of Allen, cultivated for peat for fuel consumption purposes by Bórd na Móna, the government-owned peat production industry and for garden plant soil compost products by Harte Peat Ltd., a private enterprise, and Bórd na Móna.

The village is stretched over a series of junctions and cross-roads. These regional and communal roads connect to Castlepollard to the east, Coolure, near Lough Derravaragh to the south, and Abbeylara to the north-west in neighbouring County Longford. Another communal road accesses and crosses the low-lying bog-land, permitting machinery access to the area.

The village consists of a pub, a post office, a shop, a church, and a medical centre. There is also a primary school, and a parish community hall where local events take place.Produce can be also bought in the local organic garden.

Coole is the birthplace of Lt. Maurice James Dease VC, the first posthumous recipient of the Victoria Cross in the Great War at the Battle of Mons.

External links

  • Westmeath Census Information


This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 



Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from World eBook Library are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.