Glassan is a small village of 166 inhabitants County Westmeath, Ireland. It is 10 km north of Athlone, on the N55 national secondary road, not far from the shores of Lough Ree. A small river known as the River Tullaghan flows through the northern end of the village and then flows south to Killinure Lough, a part of Lough Ree.
The core of the village consists of a late 18th/early 19th century terrace of two-storey rose-covered houses. Significant suburban development has taken place on all approaches to the village in recent times. The village is overlooked by Caraun Hill, particularly so when approaching the village from the direction of Lough Ree. Services and businesses in the village include two pubs, Grogan's and The Fatted Calf both with restaurants, a restaurant in the Old Garda Barracks, a hairdresser, a play school, a Garda Station, car sales garage, panelbeaters workshop, two redundant forges, a Heritage/Community Centre , bus repair garage, service station and supermarket, a number of B&B's, a precast and ready-mix Concrete Works, a stonemason's workshop, a defunct petty sessions court house, a former Royal Irish Constabulary Barracks, a dispensary operated by the Health Board, a house which was formerly a mid terrace church, , and a fake water pump installed by the Tidy Towns . Glassan also hosts two hunts; namely the Glassan Farmers Hunt and the South Westmeath Harriers. See also[edit sourceÂ | edit] List of towns and villages in Ireland References[edit sourceÂ | edit] ^ a b Central Statistics Office. "12. Alphabetical list of Towns with their population, 2002 and 2006". http://beyond2020.cso.ie. Retrieved 16 August 2013. ^ Ordinance Survey Ireland. "Total Population by Electoral Division". www.westmeathcoco.ie. Westmeath County Council. Retrieved 16 August 2013.
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Glasson, Co Westmeath, Ireland
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Glasson, Co. Westmeath
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Glasson, Co. Westmeath
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