Castletown-Kinneigh

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Castletown-Kinneigh
Baile Chaisleáin Chinn Eich
Village
Castletown-Kinneigh is located in Ireland
Castletown-Kinneigh
Castletown-Kinneigh
Location in Ireland
Coordinates: 51°46′18″N 8°57′40″W / 51.77167°N 8.96111°W / 51.77167; -8.96111
Country Ireland
Province Munster
County County Cork
Time zone WET (UTC+0)
 • Summer (DST) IST (WEST) (UTC-1)

Castletown-Kinneigh (Irish: Baile Chaisleáin Chinn Eich)[1] is a small rural village near Ballineen in County Cork, Ireland.

The village has a round tower which is one of only two such towers in County Cork (the other is at Cloyne in East Cork). Home to the Diarmuid O'Mathuna GAA Club which was founded in Cookie O'Callaghan's Bar in 1968. Castletown, the village itself has one pub, owned by the O'Callaghan family. Castletown also has a soccer team named Castletown Celtic FC and has had a lot of success in the West Cork League, winning the Beamish Cup twice and reaching various finals.

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  1. ^ Placenames Database of Ireland. Baile Chaisleáin Chinn Eich Verified 2011-02-13.

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