Gurteen is a village in County Galway, Ireland. The Irish translation of Gurteen (Irish: Góirtín) translates as "Little Ploughed Field". Gurteen is part of the Ballymacward-Gurteen parish. The nearest towns are Athenry and Mountbellew. The patron saint of Gurteen is Saint Kerrill. Saint Kerrill's Well is located at the very southern tip of the parish in Gortnalone, near neighbouring Attymon. Saint Kerrill's Abbey is in Clonkeenkerrill with Clonkeenkerrill Graveyard. Saint Kerrill's feast day is held every year on June 13. The (Roman Catholic) Church in Gurteen is named after a local priest Father Michael Griffin who was shot dead on the night of 14 November 1920, most likely by Auxiliaries. The Galway Minor Hurling Championship trophy is named in honour of Father Griffin. The Éire Óg-Fathe

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  • Gurteen is a village in County Galway, Ireland. The Irish translation of Gurteen (Irish: Góirtín) translates as "Little Ploughed Field". Gurteen is part of the Ballymacward-Gurteen parish. The nearest towns are Athenry and Mountbellew. The patron saint of Gurteen is Saint Kerrill. Saint Kerrill's Well is located at the very southern tip of the parish in Gortnalone, near neighbouring Attymon. Saint Kerrill's Abbey is in Clonkeenkerrill with Clonkeenkerrill Graveyard. Saint Kerrill's feast day is held every year on June 13. The (Roman Catholic) Church in Gurteen is named after a local priest Father Michael Griffin who was shot dead on the night of 14 November 1920, most likely by Auxiliaries. The Galway Minor Hurling Championship trophy is named in honour of Father Griffin. The Éire Óg-Father Griffins GAA Club based in Galway City is also named in his honour. Gurteen is a small village with a post office and a public house, Mitchell's Bar. The local primary school is Saint Kerrill's NS, opened in 1982, when 3 smaller national schools were merged: Clonkeen, Shanballard and Tample. The local GAA club is Pádraig Pearse's GAA, with playing pitches located in Ballymacward and Gurteen. The club was formed in 1966. Colemanstown United FC is a soccer club located in the area. Founded in 1982, the club competes in the Galway District Soccer League. (en)
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  • Gurteen is a village in County Galway, Ireland. The Irish translation of Gurteen (Irish: Góirtín) translates as "Little Ploughed Field". Gurteen is part of the Ballymacward-Gurteen parish. The nearest towns are Athenry and Mountbellew. The patron saint of Gurteen is Saint Kerrill. Saint Kerrill's Well is located at the very southern tip of the parish in Gortnalone, near neighbouring Attymon. Saint Kerrill's Abbey is in Clonkeenkerrill with Clonkeenkerrill Graveyard. Saint Kerrill's feast day is held every year on June 13. The (Roman Catholic) Church in Gurteen is named after a local priest Father Michael Griffin who was shot dead on the night of 14 November 1920, most likely by Auxiliaries. The Galway Minor Hurling Championship trophy is named in honour of Father Griffin. The Éire Óg-Fathe (en)
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