Knockmore
An Cnoc Mór
Village
Knockmore is located in Ireland
Knockmore
Knockmore
Location in Ireland
Coordinates: 54°01′26″N 9°10′29″W / 54.0238°N 9.1747°W / 54.0238; -9.1747Coordinates: 54°01′26″N 9°10′29″W / 54.0238°N 9.1747°W / 54.0238; -9.1747
CountryIreland
ProvinceConnacht
CountyCounty Mayo

Knockmore (Irish: An Cnoc Mór, meaning 'the big hill')[1] is a village in County Mayo, Ireland in the Parish of Backs.[2] It is adjacent to Lough Conn between the towns of Castlebar and Ballina.

Sport

The main Gaelic football club in the area, Knockmore GAA, has won 9 Mayo Senior Football Championships,[3] three Connacht Senior Club Football Championships, and in 1997 they reached the All-Ireland Senior Club Football Championship final, losing out to Crossmaglen Rangers.[citation needed]

See also

References

  1. ^ "An Cnoc Mór / Knockmore". logainm.ie. Placenames Database of Ireland. Retrieved 28 February 2021.
  2. ^ "Backs Parish".
  3. ^ "Knockmore GAA - Official Website".