Bekan, County Mayo
|Elevation||84 m (276 ft)|
|Irish Grid Reference||M439781|
Bekan or Becan (Irish: Béacán) is a village within a parish of the same name in County Mayo, Ireland. It is traditionally a farming community, located between the towns of Claremorris, Ballyhaunis and Knock.
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 parish is home to Eastern Gaels gaelic football club. The Connacht GAA centre of excellence is based in the parish of Bekan also.
Bekan railway station opened on 1 January 1909 and was shut on 17 June 1963.
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