Kilbrin

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Kilbrin
Cill Bhrain
Parish
Kilbrin is located in Ireland
Kilbrin
Kilbrin
Location in Ireland
Coordinates: 52°12′00″N 08°50′00″W / 52.20000°N 8.83333°W / 52.20000; -8.83333Coordinates: 52°12′00″N 08°50′00″W / 52.20000°N 8.83333°W / 52.20000; -8.83333
Country  Ireland
Province Munster
County County Cork
Time zone WET (UTC+0)
 • Summer (DST) IST (WEST) (UTC-1)

The parish of Kilbrin (Irish: Cill Bhrain), once an independent parish, but now joined to the parish of Ballyclough, derives its name from an early church site or monastery namely Cill Bhrain, i.e. the church of St. Bran.[1]

The parish is located in the barony of Duhallow, County Cork, Ireland. The following map shows the outline of the parish and its townlands. (http://www.kilbrin.net/KilbrinMap.html)

Archbishop Thomas Croke, whom Croke Park stadium was named after, was born in Castlecor (parish of Kilbrin).

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  1. ^ "Placenames Database of Ireland". Dublin City University. Retrieved 15 October 2014.