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Tracton is a southeast County Cork parish, lying roughly 7 kilometres south of Carrigaline. It is named after Tracton Abbey, a Roman Catholic monastery that was in the area in medieval times.[1] The Tracton GAA team were Intermediate County Hurling Champions in 1991.[citation needed] Irish Republican Diarmuid Lynch was born in Tracton.[citation needed]


  1. ^ Lewis, Samuel (1837). A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland. London: S Lewis & Co. p. 639.