Míseal, derived from Maigh Íseal

Location in Ireland

Coordinates: 52°41′10″N 6°46′49″W / 52.6862°N 6.7802°W / 52.6862; -6.7802Coordinates: 52°41′10″N 6°46′49″W / 52.6862°N 6.7802°W / 52.6862; -6.7802
Country Ireland
Province Leinster
County Carlow
Elevation 294 m (965 ft)
Time zone WET (UTC+0)
  Summer (DST) IST (WEST) (UTC-1)
Irish Grid Reference S826599

Myshall (Irish: Míseal (derived from Maigh Íseal) , meaning "the low plain") is a small village 22 km southeast of Carlow town, on the slopes of Mount Leinster, in County Carlow, Ireland. It is situated on the R724 regional road.

Adelaide Memorial Church

The Adelaide Memorial Church in Myshall

The Church of Ireland Adelaide Memorial Church of Christ the Redeemer in Myshall is a miniature of Salisbury Cathedral. Completed in 1913, it was commissioned by a Dover-based businessman, John Duguid, in memory of his daughter Constance, who was killed in a horse riding accident while visiting her sister in Myshall, and her mother Adelaide, who died in 1903. Both are buried here.

There are five cemeteries in the parish of Myshall, three in the village itself, one about a mile out the Carlow road, and the fifth in Drumphea about two miles from the village.[1]

Naomh Eoin GAA

Myshall is also home to Naomh Eoin GAA Club. Since its formation the club has won 18 county senior hurling championships. They are also the only Carlow team to have won a senior hurling and football double (in 1986) and an U-21 hurling and football double in 2010. They won their first Minor and U21 A Football County Titles in 2010. They added another U 21 Football title in 2011.they reached the 2014 Carlow county final their current senior hurling and football manager is Jimmy Comerford. The Juvenile Teams range from U6-to U18 or Minor

Myshall is also the home of Myshall camogie club the most successful camogie club in Carlow winning the county championship for the last 15 years in a row and 3 in a row of Leinster junior club in 2011-2012-2013 and All-Ireland junior club champion's in 2012 -2013 they have teams from U6-Senior's

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