What is Ballyvourney known for?

traditional music

), College Field. * Cultural & Heritage Centre ( ). Economy Employment opportunities in Ballyvourney range from agricultural, industrial to hospitality sectors. Údarás na Gaeltachta provide grants for businesses, many of which are situated in Ballyvourney's

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; and "The Crúiscín Lán". The Abbey Hotel is built on the site of the former police barracks, an area known as "The Mills" due to the millrace on the Sullane. Cultural events include: Visitor Guide to Gaeltacht Mhúscraí * Patron Saint's Day ( ), February 11. * Whit Sunday feast day. * Ballyvourney - Coolea Annual Show (

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of Macroom, bypassing Macroom to the north and finishing west of Ballyvourney. The project's status, as of September 2011, is still "Preliminary Design" National Roads Authority, N22 proposed bypass. Physical geography and political subdivisions The village lies on the River Sullane: "The river Sullane has its source in the parish

contemporary arts

an example of a Sheela na Gig and there are a number of stone circles, stone rows and fulachtaí fia (Fulacht fiadh) in the area. The poet Seán Ó Ríordáin was born in the town and is also buried in its cemetery. Ballyvourney is also the home of Ionad Cultúrtha http: which is a regional cultural centre for the traditional and contemporary arts. It holds many music and visual art events. The village gives its name to an Irish dance figure

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- the '''Baile Bhuire Set''' The Baile Bhuire Set Amenities and attractions thumb right Ruin of former Colthurst residence, The Mills Inn, Ballyvourney (File:Ruin of old Mill, The Mill Inn, Ballyvourney - - 756286.jpg) St. Gobnet's Wood is an old 30 ha woodland mainly planted in old Sessile Oak. The local national school is called ''Scoil Aban Naofa'' and is named after Aban a saint associated with the area. The secondary school, ''Coláiste Ghobnatan'', was formed in 1989 following the merger of ''Coláiste Iosagáin'' and ''Scoil Ghobnatan''. According to the school principal, Breandán O Lionáird, "The College is named in honour of Saint Gobnait, patron Saint of Baile Bhúirne and indeed we place all our work under her protection.". Coláiste Ghobnatan official website The grounds of "Coláiste Íosagáin", a former De La Salle (Institute of the Brothers of the Christian Schools) college, was where ''Song for a Raggy Boy'' was filmed. The film ''The Wind That Shakes the Barley (The Wind That Shakes the Barley (film))'' was also filmed in nearby locations. thumb right The Abbey Hotel, Balleyvourney (File:Abbey hotel.jpg) The bars and restaurants in the village are "The Mills Inn", "The Abbey Hotel", "The Hibernian" and "The Crúiscín Lán". The Abbey Hotel is built on the site of the former police barracks, an area known as "The Mills" due to the millrace on the Sullane. Cultural events include: Visitor Guide to Gaeltacht Mhúscraí * Patron Saint's Day (

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, Bunclody, Bundoran, Bunmahon, Bunratty, Burnfoot (Burnfoot, County Donegal), Burtonport (Ailt an Chorráin) (Burtonport), Butlersbridge, Buttevant Five major projects in planning for the N22: *Ballyvourney – Macroom *Killarney – Farranfore thumb page 7 Title page of ''Die araner mundart. Ein beitrag zur erforschung des westirischen'' . (File:Die araner mundart.djvu) Until the end of the nineteenth century, linguistic

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industrial estate. Sport * The Senior Gaelic football club, Naomh Abán GAA, has a number of championship titles to its name. Anthony Lynch (Anthony Lynch (Gaelic footballer)), a native of Ballyvourney and a player on the local football team also plays for the Cork senior football team (Cork GAA). * Sullane F.C. is the local soccer club. The team competes in the West Cork league in senior and underage divisions. See also * List of towns


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'''Ballyvourney''' ( ), Placenames Database of Ireland is a Gaeltacht village in south-west County Cork, Ireland (Republic of Ireland). It is a civil parish in the barony (Barony (Ireland)) of Muskerry West and is also an ecclesiastical parish in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Cloyne Official website of the Diocese of Cloyne. List of 46 parishes

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