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Ballitore first developed during the late 17th century as a Quaker settlement after two Quakers, John Bancroft and Abel Strettel established a farm in the area.

Ballitore takes its name from the Gaelic ‘Baíle’ meaning a town, and ‘Togher’ meaning a marsh.

The Quakers from Yorkshire who founded Ballitore, transformed the valley into rich fertile farmlands, and developed the town as a Quaker Settlement.   In fact, Ballitore is the only planned and permanent Quaker Settlement in Ireland.

Ballitore Library & Quaker Museum Opening Hours

Wednesday, Friday, Saturday: 10am – 1pm & 2pm – 5pm | Thursday: 12:30pm – 4pm & 4:45pm – 8pm.

 

How to get to Ballitore

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Find out more about Ballitore here.

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