Ballyfermot is a
suburb of Dublin 10 approximately 7Km from the City Centre. The
area is adjacent to the following areas: Chapelizod, Palmerstown,
Ballyfermot is named
after a local chieftain Dermot MacGiolla Mocholmog who lived a thousand
years ago. Dermot's Town in Irish is Baile Formaid so hence
the anglicised Ballyfermot. Another famous resident of the area
was newspaper publisher Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu who published the
Dublin Evening Mail. Le Fanu Park is named after this 19th century
resident of Ballyfermot.
Mainly through Cherry
Orchard Ballyfermot has a very long and rich soccer tradition and
former players that have gone on to play for the Republic of Ireland
senior international team includes: Andy Reid, Willo Flood, Alan
Quinn, and Glenn Whelan.
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