Category:Waterville, County Kerry

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English: The town's name in Irish refers to the river in the case of "The Little Whirlpool", or "The Sickle" refers to the shape of Ballinskelligs Bay on which the town sits; the name however has been transplanted onto the lake with the Irish name being Loch Luíoch or Loch Luidheach. The Butler family built a house at the mouth of the River Currane in the latter part of the 18th century. They named their house and estate Waterville. The village that developed on the estate during the first half of the 19th century was also named Waterville. Cyrus Field happened to be from Waterville City. It was he who decided to locate a cable station of his Commercial Cable Company just outside the existing village in the 1880s in the townland of Spunkane. The cable station brought much activity to Waterville and increased the town in size.
Français : Waterville (An Coireán en gaélique) est une petite ville irlandaise du comté de Kerry situé dans la péninsule d'Iveragh. Se trouvant sur l'anneau du Kerry, Waterville est un important lieu touristique de la région, mais la ville est surtout célèbre pour avoir été la résidence de villégiature de Charlie Chaplin et de sa famille.
Gaeilge: Is baile beag i g Contae Chiarraí é An Coireán. Tá an baile suite in iarthar Éireann i ndeisceart an chontae. As an mbaile seo do Mhícheál Ó Duibhir.
Português: Waterville (An Coireán em irlandês) é uma cidade do Condado de Kerry, República da Irlanda, situado na costa oeste da Irlanda, na Península de Iveragh.


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