Ballygarvan is a village south of Cork City, in County Cork, Ireland.
The village and surrounding area has a population of between 1000 and 1500 residents. Occupying the eastern half of Ballinhassig parish, the village lies in the valley between Myrtle and Meadstown Hills, beside the River Owenabue. The village is just off the Cork-Kinsale road with Cork City 9 km to the north and Cork Airport only 2 km away.
A typical small Irish village Facilities in ballygarvan include a church, a primary school, a pub, a hairdresser, and a creche. The village has a successful GAA club and playing pitch. Ballygarvan GAA club won the Cork Junior Hurling Championship in 2004. A housing estate was built in recent years and has drawn many newcomers. In 1921 the village school was burned down by British forces following an IRA ambush in nearby Ballinhassig
Notable local residents have included GAA patron Liam McCarthy , Cork GAA Gaelic footballer Ger Spillane ), and Cork Camogie player Emer Dillon. See also[edit sourceÂ | edit] List of towns and villages in Ireland References[edit sourceÂ | edit] ^ Placenames Database of Ireland. Baile GarbhÃ¡in Verified 2011-02-09. ^ GAA All Stars GAA All Stars
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