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View from Glenroe church
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Welcome to Glenroe-Ballyorgan!

The parish of Glenroe-Ballyorgan is the most southerly point of the diocese. In the south west of the parish the Ahaphuca Bridge is the dividing line between the dioceses of Limerick, Cloyne (the parish of Kiloderry) and Cashel & Emly (Ballylanders). Ahaphuca means "the ford of the Hobgoblin" The parish is in the barony of Coshlea and the village of Glenroe is about 4 miles southeast of the town of Kilfinane on the R517, the Limerick-Mitchelstown road.

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