Killumney

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Killumney
Cill na hOmnaí
Town
Killumney is located in Ireland
Killumney
Killumney
Location in Ireland
Coordinates: 51°52′05.99″N 08°39′32.30″W / 51.8683306°N 8.6589722°W / 51.8683306; -8.6589722
Country Ireland
Province Munster
County County Cork
Time zone WET (UTC+0)
 • Summer (DST) IST (WEST) (UTC-1)

Killumney (Irish: Cill na hOmnaí)[1] is a small village in Ovens in County Cork, Ireland. The village is part of the Ovens/Farran Parish.[2]

There is a newsagent's shop, a pub and a co-op store in the village.

Kilumney was served by Kilumney railway station on the Cork-Macroom Railway from 1866 to 1953.

The N22 national primary road (Ballincollig bypass) links Kilumney to Cork City. EMC, the big multi-national company, is based near Kilumney.

The nearest school is Ovens National School, which has over 300 pupils. The main river in the area is the River Bride. Knockonmore is the nearest village.

Killumney United FC is the soccer club of Killumney.

Patrick Cleburne[edit]

Bride Park Cottage in Killumney, is the birthplace of Major General Patrick Cleburne C.S.A., the highest ranking Irishman to serve in the American Civil War.[3]

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