Dunshaughlin (County Meath)

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Dunshaughlin
Is named after saint seachnall a church which was built in the year 400 AD. Two people named Maal Seachlainn and Brega O Maoilsheachlainn founded the town dating back to 600 AD, it is in the townland of Lagore which consists of a crannog or settlement and also a number of antiques were discovered by archaoligists. A mile from the location of the parish is a workhouse from An Gorta Mor which was part of the Republic of Ireland dating back to 1922. The British took over Northern Ieland in 1916 Easter rising and James Conolly was assasinated by the English in Dublin at the time period.
At Present
Dunshauhghlin is 15 miles from Dublin on the R147 which brances off the Moterway known as the M3. A lot of people From Dunshaughlin work in Dublin as it is the capital of the Nation. According to the 1996 census the population of the town stud at 2139 people but as the economic boom began to take place the following year it increased to 3063 people in 2002 and Now the population of the town is over 4000.
The town consists off a pub, library, County Council Buildings and Offices, A large sports centre as well as a Health centre. In 2006 the town park was opened to the public which is a great boost to the town for people to liase.
People can use many transport services to go to work in the capital including the rail which goes from Navan to Connolly Station and then the Bus which is part of Iarann Road Eireann. goes into Dublin every 5 to 10 minutes from tne station, and in Drumree people now go there for transport via train or bus. Predominetly Dublin bus.


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