Knockmore, County Mayo

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Cnoc Mór
Knockmore is located in Ireland
Location in Ireland
Coordinates: 54°01′26″N 9°10′29″W / 54.023763°N 9.174725°W / 54.023763; -9.174725Coordinates: 54°01′26″N 9°10′29″W / 54.023763°N 9.174725°W / 54.023763; -9.174725
CountyCounty Mayo
 • Total4,000[1]

Knockmore (Irish: Cnoc Mór) is a village in County Mayo, Ireland in the Parish of Backs and is adjacent to Lough Conn. It is situated between the towns of Castlebar and Ballina.

Knockmore GAA Club[edit]

Knockmore has one of the most successful Gaelic football teams in Mayo. They have won 8 Mayo Senior Football Championships, three Connacht Senior Club Football Championships, and in 1997 they reached the All-Ireland Senior Club Football Championship Final but lost to Crossmaglen Rangers. Knockmore players have played inter-county football for Mayo include Padraig Brogan, Peter Butler, Seamus Weir, Ray Dempsey, Kevin O'Neill, Declan Sweeney and Kevin McLoughlin.

Notable people[edit]

  • Colin Barrett - Author of Young Skins and Winner of the Rooney Prize.

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