Keadue

Infobox Irish Place
name = Keadue
gaeilge = Ceideadh
crest

motto =
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pin coords = left: 58px; top: 10px
north coord = 54.0681 | west coord = 8.1994 | irish grid = M835815
area = | elevation = 82 m
province = Connacht
county = County Roscommon
population = | town pop = - | rural pop = 194
census yr = 2002
web = |

Keadue ( _ga. Céideadh) is a village in County Roscommon, Ireland on the R285 regional road close to the borders of County Leitrim and County Sligo. The name is sometimes also spelled Keadew. [http://www.coimisineir.ie/downloads/An_tOrdu_Logainmneacha_(Larionaid_Daonra_agus_Duichi)_IR_59_de_2005.pdf Place Names Order 2005]

Keadue is the burial place of the great Irish harper, Turlough O'Carolan, and the village holds an annual O'Carolan Harp Festival and Summer School to commemorate his life and work.

Keadue is a twice Overall winner of the National Tidy Towns award in 1993 and 2003, as well as numerous awards for the tidiest town in the county.

ee also

* List of towns and villages in Ireland
* Market Houses in Ireland

External links

* [http://www.harp.net/Keadue/Keadue.htm Keadue Homepage]

References


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