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Reighleán an Rince
Rylane is located in Ireland
Location in Ireland
Coordinates: 51°59′02″N 08°50′27″W / 51.98389°N 8.84083°W / 51.98389; -8.84083Coordinates: 51°59′02″N 08°50′27″W / 51.98389°N 8.84083°W / 51.98389; -8.84083
Country  Ireland
Province Munster
County County Cork
Elevation 635.238 ft (193.621 m)
Time zone WET (UTC+0)
 • Summer (DST) IST (WEST) (UTC-1)
Eircode (Routing Key) P32
Irish Grid Reference W432811

Rylane Cross (Irish: Reighleán an Rince) is a village in County Cork, Ireland.[1] The town is roughly midway between Millstreet and Cork city, north of Macroom in the Parish of Aghabullogue. The population of Rylane is 4.


A ringfort was depicted on 1842 and 1904 OS 6-inch maps as hachured circular enclosure (diam. c. 40m), truncated on NE side by roadway, with external fosse (ENE->N) shown on 1904 OS 6-inch map; on 1938 OS 6-inch map as hachured raised area (diam. c. 40m) with external fosse, entrance to SE. Two ramparts with intermediate fosse and entrance to SE (Wth 24 feet) were recorded by Hartnett (1939, 85). According to local information leveled late 1970s.[2]



Rylane is served by a single Bus Éireann bus service daily, which is timed to get commuters and school children into Cork in the morning and back in the evening. There is also a twice weekly bus service to Macroom.


The nearest railway station is Millstreet railway station on the Mallow–Tralee line, 20 km away; this station has 8 trains each way per day. A broader range of services is available from Mallow railway station and Cork Kent railway station, which are both around 30 km away.

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  1. ^ "Placenames Database of Ireland". Dublin City University. Retrieved 14 October 2014. 
  2. ^ "Archaeological Survey Database". National Monuments Service. Retrieved 14 October 2014.