Place:Castlemartyr, County Cork, Republic of Ireland

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NameCastlemartyr
Alt namesBaile na Martrasource: Wikipedia
Castlemartynsource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeTown
Coordinates51.917°N 8.05°W
Located inCounty Cork, Republic of Ireland
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Castlemartyr (formerly anglicised as Ballymarter or Ballymartyr) is a village in east County Cork, Ireland. It is located 25 minutes east of Cork city, 10 km (6 mi) east of Midleton, 16 km (10 mi) west of Youghal and 6 km (4 mi) from the coast. About 500 people live in the village with a further 2,000 in its immediate hinterland.

It is situated on the busy N25 national primary road and has an expanding network of community and sporting organisations. Castlemartyr is a historical village with a range of sites of archaeological and socio-cultural interest, reflecting virtually every era in the country's history and pre-history.

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