Bekan, County Mayo
|Elevation||84 m (276 ft)|
|Irish Grid Reference||M439781|
Bekan or Becan (Irish: Béacán) is a small village located in eastern County Mayo. Because of the almost entirely rural population, Bekan is traditionally a farming community. The village is located off the R323 road between Knock and Ballyhaunis.
The Connacht GAA Centre of Excellence was built outside Bekan village in December 2012 
A book about the parish, called Béacán/Bekan: Portrait of an East Mayo Parish, edited by Fr. Michael Comer and Dr. Nollaig Ó Muraíle, was published in 1986.
The local school is St. Joseph's National School.
The Connacht GAA Centre of Excellence is the major sporting facility in the area. The centre is located on the R323 just outside the village. The centre boasts a 3G Pitch, five floodlit Gaelic games pitches and a Gymnasium.
Bekan railway station opened on 1 January 1909 and was shut on 17 June 1963.
- Placenames Database of Ireland: Bekan townland
- Placenames Database of Ireland: Bekan parish
- "Bekan station" (PDF). Railscot - Irish Railways. Archived (PDF) from the original on 26 September 2007. Retrieved 2007-09-12.
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