Glantane

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Glantane

An Gleanntán
Village
Glantane is located in Ireland
Glantane
Glantane
Location in Ireland
Coordinates: 52°5′59″N 8°45′8″W / 52.09972°N 8.75222°W / 52.09972; -8.75222
CountryIreland
ProvinceMunster
CountyCounty Cork
Time zoneUTC+0 (WET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-1 (IST (WEST))

Glantane (Irish: An Gleanntán) is a village located 10 km (6.2 mi) south west of the town of Mallow, County Cork, Ireland on the L1212 local road.[1]

Transportation[edit]

Road[edit]

Glantane is situated approximately 10 km from Mallow on the L212. The village is 3.5 km from the N72 national secondary road.

Rail[edit]

The nearest railway station is located at Mallow. The station is the terminus for the Mallow-Tralee line, while it is also a key station on the Dublin-Cork railway line and as part of Cork Suburban Rail. Until 1967, the nearest railway station to Glantane was located 3.5 km away in Lombardstown.

Air[edit]

The nearest airport is Cork Airport (42.7 km).

Facilities[edit]

St. John's Roman Catholic Church holds regular masses. The village also has two pubs (the Local and the Junction), a Garda station and a community centre.

Education[edit]

The village is served by the local primary school, Glantane National School, which was opened in 1953. At that time, there were two schools in the building: Glantane Girls' N.S and Glantane Boys' N.S. In 1967 the two schools were amalgamated.

Sport[edit]

Glantane, along with Dromahane, Lombardstown and Bweeng, is represented in Gaelic games by the Kilshannig club. The club's headquarters are O'Connell Park in Glantane. The club's facilities include three playing fields and a GAA Complex featuring a gym, an indoor playing area and meeting rooms.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Quinlan, Áilín (4 November 2011). "Glantane graveyard ready for expansion as council buys land". Irish Examiner. Retrieved 18 January 2018.