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Dunmanway, Co. Cork

Dunmanway Coordinates: 51°43′15″N 9°6′46″W / 51.72083°N 9.11278°W / 51.72083; -9.11278 Country Ireland Province Munster County Cork Town charter 23 November 1693 Population  â€¢ Total 2,377  â€¢ Demonym Doheny Time zone WET  â€¢ Summer IST Area code 023 Car plates C Website

Dunmanway is a town in County Cork, in the southwest of Ireland. It is the geographical centre of the region known as West Cork. It is the birthplace of Sam Maguire, an Irish Protestant republican, for whom the trophy of the All-Ireland Senior Football Championship is named.

There is disagreement over the meaning and origin of the town's name. Various sources list its meaning when translated from Irish as "the castle of the yellow river," "the castle on the little plain," "the fort of the gables ," and "the fort of the yellow women." The town centre is built on and around two rivers, each of which are tributaries of the larger River Bandon, which passes by at the east end of the town.

The town is twinned with Quéven, France. Dunmanway won the Irish Tidy Towns Competition in 1982. More recently, the town came to national and international attention thanks to a visit by Liverpool Football Club for a pre-season soccer friendly.

The population of Dunmanway and its environs as of the 2011 census was 2,377.
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Bus to Dunmanway

  • Bus routes operated by Bus ireann:
    • 236:
      • Castletownbere (The Square) - Cork (Bus Station - Parnell Place)
      • Cork (Bus Station - Parnell Place) - Castletownbere (The Square)

Bed and Breakfasts (B&Bs) in Dunmanway

Galvins On The Green B&B Galvins On The Green B&B

East Green, Dunmanway, Co. Cork
Located in Dunmanway in the heart of West Cork, Galvins On The Green family-run B&B offers bright and modern rooms and guests will enjoy live music and an evening meal at the Southern Bar next door. It also features a landscaped garden.

Self-Catering Accommodation in Dunmanway

Bluebell Cottage Waterfall House Bluebell Cottage Waterfall House

Gortanure, Dunmanway, Co Cork, Dunmanway, Co. Cork
Bluebell Cottage, formerly Waterfall House, offers guests the option of B&B or self-catering accommodation on a working farm. It is located just 2 minutes' from the R587 Cork to Dunmanway Road in the heart of West Cork.

Shiplake Mountain Farmhouse Shiplake Mountain Farmhouse

Shiplake, Dunmanway, Co. Cork
Shiplake Mountain Farmhouse offers pet-friendly accommodation in Dunmanway. Killarney is 42 km away. Free WiFi is offered throughout the property and free private parking is available on site.

Restaurants in Dunmanway

The Arch Bar The Arch Bar

Market Square, Dunmanway, Co. Cork

The Parkway Hotel The Parkway Hotel

Dunmanway, Co. Cork

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