Crookstown, County Cork

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An Baile Gallda
Crookstown is located in Ireland
Location in Ireland
Coordinates: 51°50′34″N 08°49′56″W / 51.84278°N 8.83222°W / 51.84278; -8.83222Coordinates: 51°50′34″N 08°49′56″W / 51.84278°N 8.83222°W / 51.84278; -8.83222
Country Ireland
Province Munster
County County Cork
Parish Kilmurry Parish
Elevation 230 ft (70 m)
Population (2016)
 • Urban 245
Time zone UTC+0 (WET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-1 (IST (WEST))
Eircode (Routing Key) P14
Irish Grid Reference W420664

Crookstown (Irish An Baile Gallda, town of the invader or foreigner)[1] is a small village in County Cork, about six miles east of the town of Macroom and about 1 km off the N22 Cork-Killarney road.

The village once had a thriving mill though the area is now better known for its brick and concrete factory at Castlemore. Nearby is the ruin of Crookstown Castle, once home to one of the branches of the McSweeney clan. Crookstown is a typical rural Irish village. It has two public houses,two grocery shops and a housing estate.


  1. ^ Placenames Database of Ireland. An Baile Gallda Verified 2011-03-25.

It is 20 minutes away from cork city and 3 miles from Beal na Blath

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