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Baile Mhic Íre
Baile Mhic Ire (Ballymakeera), Main Street - - 756268.jpg
Ballymakeera is located in Ireland
Location in Ireland
Coordinates: 51°56′08″N 9°08′37″W / 51.93558°N 9.143667°W / 51.93558; -9.143667Coordinates: 51°56′08″N 9°08′37″W / 51.93558°N 9.143667°W / 51.93558; -9.143667
Country Ireland
Province Munster
County County Cork
Elevation 118 m (387 ft)

Ballymakeera or Ballymakeery (Irish: Baile Mhic Íre,Irish pronunciation: [ˈbˠalʲə vʲikʲ ˈiːrʲə] )[1] is a small Gaeltacht village in the valley of the River Sullane in County Cork, Ireland. It is on the N22 national primary road and forms part of the twin villages of Ballymakeery and Ballyvourney. It is within the Muskerry Gaeltacht.

Three Ogham stones are nearby with the somewhat later addition of a Christian shrine to St Abán.[2]


  1. ^ Official name: Baile Mhic Íre Placenames Database of Ireland
  2. ^ Tom Pullman. Photograph of Ogham stones near Baile Mhic Íre 2003-07-23.

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