Lyre, County Cork
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It is 875 feet (266 metres) above sea level. Some locals claim it to be the third highest village in Ireland, it is the highest in Cork.
Lyre has a hall, a national school, a monument for hammer thrower Denis Horgan, a monument to commemorate the turn of the millennium. It also had a shop until 5 January 2008.
It has a football team which competes at levels from under 14 upwards. They compete in the Duhallow league and Ducon Cup Championship, and also the Nevin Cup.
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