Kilmacsimon

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Kilmacsimon
Coill Mhic Shíomoin
Village
Kilmacsimon is located in Ireland
Kilmacsimon
Kilmacsimon
Location in Ireland
Coordinates: 51°43′58″N 08°38′04″W / 51.73278°N 8.63444°W / 51.73278; -8.63444Coordinates: 51°43′58″N 08°38′04″W / 51.73278°N 8.63444°W / 51.73278; -8.63444
Country  Ireland
Province Munster
County County Cork
Population
 • Total 92
Time zone WET (UTC+0)
 • Summer (DST) IST (WEST) (UTC-1)

Kilmacsimon (Irish: Coill Mhic Shíomoin, meaning "Mac Simon's Wood") is a small hamlet situated on the banks of the River Bandon in County Cork, Ireland. Historical records list Killmcsimon in the Calendar of Patent Rolls of James I dated 1615.[1]

The village has its own rowing club, which hosts the Kilmacsimon Water Carnival every year towards the end of June, and a quaint pub. A Community and Activity Centre opened on May 17, 2014.[2]

It also has a pub and a boatyard (unknown if this is still operational)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Placenames Database of Ireland. Coill Mhic Shíomoin Verified 2014-10-01.
  2. ^ West Cork People. Community & Activity Centre Officially Opens Verified 2014-10-01.