Baile Uí Shopacháin

Location in Ireland

Coordinates: 53°05′29″N 7°27′03″W / 53.091428°N 7.450962°W / 53.091428; -7.450962Coordinates: 53°05′29″N 7°27′03″W / 53.091428°N 7.450962°W / 53.091428; -7.450962
Country Ireland
Province Leinster
County County Laois
Elevation 205 m (673 ft)
Population (2001)
  Urban 54
  Rural 91
Time zone WET (UTC+0)
  Summer (DST) IST (WEST) (UTC-1)
Irish Grid Reference N3770105561

Ballyhuppahane, also spelt Ballyhuppahaun, (Irish: Baile Uí Shopacháin, meaning "O'Soppahan's town")[1] [2] is a townland in County Laois, Ireland.


As Ballyhuppahane is situated in the Slieve Bloom Mountains there are many beautiful walks quite nearby. Most of the area is covered in forest. The trees were planted by local farmers on marginal land unsuitable for farming. The area of Ballyhuppahane has some recreational areas such as The Cathole Falls, Ballyhuppahane house.

See also


  1. Irish Placenames Database, catalogue card image. Retrieved: 2010-06-03
  2. Irish Placenames Database, text records list. Retrieved: 2010-06-03

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