Crochta Ard
—  Town  —
Motto: Terra of solvo quod domus of infractus
Crettyard is located in Ireland
Location in Ireland
Coordinates: 52°53′22″N 7°21′50″W / 52.88944°N 7.36389°W / 52.88944; -7.36389Coordinates: 52°53′22″N 7°21′50″W / 52.88944°N 7.36389°W / 52.88944; -7.36389
Country Ireland
Province Leinster
County County Laois
Population (2006)
 Rural 1,337
Time zone WET (UTC+0)
 - Summer (DST) IST (WEST) (UTC-1)
Irish Grid Reference

Crettyard (Irish: Crochta Ard) is a hamlet in County Laois, Ireland. It is situated on the border with County Kilkenny, near Newtown, at the junction of the N78 national primary route and the R431 regional road.



  • Newtown National School

Crettyard Pre and After school


Gaelic Sports

The village is home to Crettyard GAA club.


Crettyard United compete in the Carlow premier division. They have won the division on numerous occasions and are the current champions. They also compete in the Leinster Senior Cup (association football).

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