Ballinadee

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Ballinadee
Baile na Daibhche
Village
Ballinadee is located in Ireland
Ballinadee
Ballinadee
Location in Ireland
Coordinates: 51°43′N 8°38′W / 51.717°N 8.633°W / 51.717; -8.633Coordinates: 51°43′N 8°38′W / 51.717°N 8.633°W / 51.717; -8.633
Country Ireland
Province Munster
County County Cork
Time zone WET (UTC+0)
 • Summer (DST) IST (WEST) (UTC-1)
Irish Grid Reference W561512

Ballinadee (Irish: Baile na Daibhche) is a village in County Cork, Ireland.[1] It lies in the parish of Courceys, some 12 km by road west of Kinsale and 9 km South East of Bandon.

Ballinadee is on the banks of the River Pound, which flows into the River Bandon, and has a school, one shop and two pubs.

It is 10 miles from Kinsale and 6 miles from Bandon.

Before his death in the local Cork University Hospital in 1996, Ballinadee was the home of international author and publisher Martin Greif. It was here where he wrote his Irish-themed stories under the pseudonym Mairtin O'Griofa. Greif's funeral was held at the Ballinadee Church, of the Church of Ireland's Bandon Union of Parishes.

Sport[edit]

Courcey Rovers GAA is the local Gaelic Athletic Association club based in Ballinspittle and Ballinadee.

De Courcey Albion is the local soccer club based in Ballinspittle & Ballinadee.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Placenames Database of Ireland. Baile na Daibhche Verified 2011-02-07.