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Bective
Beigthigh
Location
Location of Bective
centerMap highlighting Bective
Irish grid reference
N862596
Statistics
Province: Leinster
County: County Meath
Elevation: 53 m (174 ft)
Population (est.) 30

Bective (Irish: Beigthigh[1]; sometimes known as Bective Bridge or Ballina[2]) is a small hamlet in County Meath, Ireland. Bective is situated on the River Boyne approximately 6 kilometres east of Trim, on the Athboy to Dunshaughlin road.

Bective is home to Bective Abbey, daughter abbey of the more famous Cistercian abbey at Mellifont in County Louth. The village was also home to the writer Mary Lavin, whose family moved there in 1925.[3]

See also

References

  1. ^ www.logainm.ie, accessed on 10 February 2009
  2. ^ www.logainm.ie, accessed on 10 February 2009
  3. ^ http://www.enotes.com/short-story-criticism/lavin-mary, accessed 10 February 2009

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