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Shillelagh is a village located in the south west of County Wicklow, Ireland.The town was planned as part of the FitzWilliam estate in the 17th century. Nearby Coolattin House (designed by John Carr and built around 1800) was the seat of the Fitzwilliam Estate. Tomnafinnoge Woods is the largest remaining oak forest in Ireland. It is a stronghold of the Great Spotted Woodpecker, which has recently recolonised Ireland. One of only two Cork Oaks in Ireland exists in Shillelagh. The town name is associated with the blackthorn walking stick known as a shillelagh.SportShillelagh has a Gaelic Athletic Association team. The team colours are sky blue and navy. Coolattin Golf Club is an 18 hole parkland course, and is situated close to the village.Transport and tourismShillelagh railway station opened on 22 May 1865, closed for passenger and goods traffic on 24 April 1944 and finally closed altogether on 20 April 1945.The town is on the Wicklow Way, one of Ireland's most popular long distance walking routes.
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