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Newtownmountkennedy (Irish: Baile an Chinnéidigh, meaning "Kennedy's town") is a small town in County Wicklow, Ireland.
It developed within the historic townland of Ballygarny (Irish: Baile Ó g Cearnaigh), although all that remains of the village is an old church and graveyard just 0.45 km (0.28 mi) outside the town.
This town has one of the longest place names in Ireland.
The area is currently The headquarters of Coillte, the Irish Forestry Board, are situated in the village forest. Bridget's Girls National School) is located just west of the village.
Newtown has two football clubs, Newtown United and Newtown Juniors.
Newtown Juniors are for players up until the age of 16.
It is about 15 km (9.3 mi) north of Wicklow town, 15 km (9.3 mi) south of Bray and approximately 35 km (22 mi) from Dublin. This was the main Dublin-Wexford route, the N11, but the village was bypassed by the new N11 dual carriageway in 1990.In a 1905 Gaelic League publication advocating use of Irish-language postal addresses, Seosamh Laoide coined the name Brí Cualann "Brí in Cualu", as part of his policy that "If the name of the town [in Irish] be one word, the [ancient Gaelic] territory should be added to it in the genitive case".In medieval times, Bray was on the southern border of the Pale, and the coastal district was governed directly by the English crown from Dublin Castle.Bus Éireann route 133 connects the town with Dublin, Bray and Wicklow.The closest train stations are Greystones and Kilcoole.