Ballyforan


Ballyforan (Irish: Béal Átha Feorainne, meaning "mouth of the ford of the beach or strand") is a village in south County Roscommon, Ireland on the R363 road between Ballygar and Dysart, County Roscommon. It lies beside the River Suck which separates County Roscommon and County Galway. Home of the Kelly Clan.

Jack McQuillan was born in Ballyforan. He won the All-Ireland Senior Football Championship twice. He represented Roscommon in the Dáil from 1948 to 1965.

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This project received grant aid from Roscommon LEADER Partnership Rural Development Programme which is financed by the Irish Government under the Rural Development Programme Ireland 2007-2013 and by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development:Europe investing in Rural Areas.