High Cross of Moone Moone - left, the road to Athy Moone, Main Street
Moone is a small village in the south of County Kildare, Ireland. It is on the former N9 road about 80 km south of Dublin. It has only a few hundred inhabitants, a church, a National School, one shop and a small community centre. There is also pub called the Moone High Cross Inn.
The name Moone comes from the Irish "Maen Colmcille" which means "Colmcille's property".
The closest village to Moone is Timolin, about 1 kilometer to the north. The current county plan provides for joint development of Moone and Timolin.
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