Newcastle West, Newcastle West

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Newcastle West (Irish: An Caisleán Nua Thiar) or simply Newcastle (An Caisleán Nua, formerly anglicized Castlenoe) is a town in west County Limerick, Ireland. It is the largest town in the county, excluding Limerick city, It is also the county town, and sits on the River Arra which flows into the River Deel. Newcastle West is in the middle of a great bowl-shaped valley in West Limerick, known one time as the valley of the Wild Boar, apparently due to the abundance of this animal here when the area was thickly wooded. The crest of the town carries the image of a wild boar. Newcastle West is on the N21 road from Limerick to Tralee, between Rathkeale and Abbeyfeale. In 2016, the population of the town was 6,619.
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  • My Wife had a starter vól au vent and I had a fruit scone, strawberry jam and clotted cream at Newcastle West Golf Club - on Sunday 01/05/2022- and both were delicious. We were served by Nicola and... 
    My Wife had a starter vól au vent and I had a fruit scone, strawberry jam and clotted cream at Newcastle West Golf Club - on Sunday 01/05/2022- and both were delicious. We were served by Nicola and...  more »
  • I was exploring the beautiful town of Newcastle west and a thirst like no other came upon me. A lovely lady working in the demense castle suggested a Dees milkshake. Upon my arrival at Dees spar out.....  more
    I was exploring the beautiful town of Newcastle west and a thirst like no other came upon me. A lovely lady working in the demense castle suggested a Dees milkshake. Upon my arrival at Dees spar out.....  more »

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