Bweeng

Bweeng (Irish: Na Boinn) is a village located approximately 14 km (8.7 mi) south west of the town of Mallow, County Cork, Ireland on the R619 regional road.[2]

Bweeng

Na Boinn
Village
Bweeng is located in Ireland
Bweeng
Bweeng
Location in Ireland
Coordinates: 52°2′35″N 8°43′3″W / 52.04306°N 8.71750°W
CountryIreland
ProvinceMunster
CountyCounty Cork
Population
 (2016)[1]
 • Total524
Time zoneUTC+0 (WET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-1 (IST (WEST))

Transportation

Bweeng is situated approximately 14 km from Mallow on the R619. The nearest railway station is Mallow railway station, which is on the Mallow-Tralee and Dublin-Cork railway lines. The nearest airport is Cork Airport (approximately 41 km distant).

Facilities

St. Columba's Roman Catholic Church holds regular masses. The village also has one pubs (Molly's), a community centre, playing field and walkway.

Education

The village is served by the local primary school, Bweeng National School, which was opened in 1953.

Sport

Bweeng, along with Dromahane, Lombardstown and Glantane, is represented in Gaelic games by the Kilshannig club. The club's headquarters are O'Connell Park in Glantane.

See also

References

  1. ^ "Census 2016 - Small Area Population Statistics (SAPMAP Area) - Settlements - Bweeng". Census 2016. Central Statistics Office.
  2. ^ "Breathtaking views and community spirit in Bweeng". The Corkman. 31 October 2013. Retrieved 17 February 2018.
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