Place:Kilcorney, County Cork, Republic of Ireland


Located inCounty Cork, Republic of Ireland
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Kilcorney or Kilcorny is a small village in County Cork, Ireland. It is situated some 38 km from Cork, 17 km from Macroom, and 7 km from Millstreet. In 2006 the population of the Kilcorney Electoral Division was 305. School in kilcorney was built in 1864. Townlands of Kilcorney are Crinaloo, North Horsemount, South Horsemount, Knockanroe, Laharn, Drombeg, Stonefield, Killeen, Glenleigh, Blackrock, Knockgorm, Lissacapia, Ivale, Mushera, Finnanefield, Baunreagh, Donoure. The Kerrymans table is a large flat rock where people rested and goods were collected situated on the Old Butter Road on the slopes of Mushera mountain which was constructed in 1747. It is 3 miles from Kilcorney on the road to Rylane exactly mid-way between Killarney and Cork City, 25 miles on either side. Mushera mountain overlooks Kilcorney standing at 2,118ft high. The highest Mountain in the Boggeragh range.

The Kilcorney Féis, a festival of traditional Irish arts and culture, is held in Kilcorney Community Centre each year.

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