Castlelyons is a small village in east County Cork, Ireland. It is also a civil parish in the barony of Barrymore. The name is derived from a stronghold of the UÃ LiathÃ¡in - an early medieval kingdom. It is situated 6 km south of Fermoy. In the 2002 census it recorded a population of 211.
Two stone bridges crossing the River Bride into the village - one a small footbridge and the other a bridge which was part of the entrance into Barrymore Castle - the seat of the Earls of Barrymore. The parish has two churches at Bridesbridge and Coolagown, and also boasts a castle, two abbeys, a mausoleum, two holy wells, and many other historical sights.
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Castlelyons, Co. Cork, Cork, Co. Cork
Offering a restaurant, Ballyvolane house is located just 43 km from Cork. Free WiFi access is available in this country house and the property offers free parking. The rooms offer tea/coffee making facilities.
Castlelyons, Fermoy, Co. Cork
The food at Ballyvolane is 'country house' in terms of style and is meticulously prepared by house chef Teena Mahon. The menus feature lots of good roasts, fresh and salt-water fish and game in season, supported by home-grown vegetables and fruit.