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An Siopa Dubh
Castlecove is located in Ireland
Location in Ireland
Coordinates: 51°46′46″N 10°02′11″W / 51.779312°N 10.036526°W / 51.779312; -10.036526Coordinates: 51°46′46″N 10°02′11″W / 51.779312°N 10.036526°W / 51.779312; -10.036526
Country  Ireland
Province Munster
County County Kerry
Population (2011)
 • Total 319 (parish)
Time zone WET (UTC+0)
 • Summer (DST) IST (WEST) (UTC-1)
Irish Grid Reference V592605

Castlecove (Irish: Cuan an Chaisleáin) is a village in County Kerry, Ireland, located on the Iveragh peninsula on the N70 road which forms part of the Ring of Kerry.[1] It is situated on the southwestern side of the peninsula. "Cuan an Chaisleáin" in Irish means the same as "Castlecove", but an officially recognised Irish name for the town is "An Siopa Dubh".[2]

An Siopa Dubh, which translates to The Black Shop, is the name of a pub/shop in Castlecove. Historic map from 1897-1913 labels the village as Blackshop.[1]

An Siopa Dubh


  1. ^ a b "Maps of Castlecove (select map series)". Ordnance Survey of Ireland. Retrieved 19 October 2012. 
  2. ^ "Placenames Database of Ireland". Retrieved 19 October 2012. 

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