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 Kilbehenny

‘Gateway to the Galtees’

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Galtymore  

 

 (Galtee Mountains or Galtys )

(Irish: :Na Gaibhilte or Sléibhte na gCoillte)

are a mountain range in Munster, located in Ireland’s Golden Vale.

 

Galtymore reaches a height of 917m (3,009 ft) the highest of the Galty Mountains and the 14th highest peak in Ireland.   

 

The North face shows much evidence of glacial erosion.   It harbours a number of corrie glaciers, most of which are now occupied by loughs:

Lough Diheen lies between Galtymore and Galtybeg

Lough Curra lies between Galtymore and Slievecushnabinna.

 

A popular starting point to climb Galtymore is the ‘Black Road’ which can be accessed from the N8 Dublin to Cork road near the villages of Skeheenarinky and Kilbehenny, and it can also be accessed from King’s Yard.

 

With showering facilities now available at Kilbehenny Community Centre,

many visitors are delighted to return to Kilbehenny to freshen up, and enjoy hot food.

We hope you enjoy these photos and explore

the beautiful   Galtee Mountains!

 

 

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Welcome to Kilbehenny

 

(Irish : Coill Beithne)  Co. Limerick

 

Location:  R639 Regional Road on the borders of  

Counties Limerick, Cork and Tipperary.

The ruins of a 12th century medieval Protestant Church

are located on the site where Kilbehenny Community Centre now stands.

Many graves date back over 300 years.  See (Loca

 

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The majestic Galtee Mountains are visited by thousands each year

and many wisely use Kilbehenny as their starting point.

Our newly extended Community Centre is an ideal venue for walkers

with all the facilities one needs:

tea, coffee, showers, toilets etc.   It is also wheelchair friendly  

The main hall has a capacity to seat up to 300 people

and our meeting rooms can facilitate any number. between  20 - 75 people,

so is perfect for birthday parties, celebrations, meetings, etc.

 

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Bingo

 

Brownies

 

Cards

 

Community Employment

 

Cycling

 

Dancing  (Irish)

 

Dancing (Line)

 

Dancing (Social)

 

Festival

 

Girl Guides

 

I.C.A.

 

Lady Birds

 

Little Tots

 

Sport

 

Walking Club

 

Kilbehenny   ‘Gateway to the Galtees’

Accommodation

Social Dancing

 

Friday 16th .August 9pm

 

Declan Aungier

 

Teas Served with homemade goodies,

all baked by the one and only,

Mary O’Brien

 

Admission €10

 

Latest News & Weekly Activities

 

Kilbehenny Community Centre

 

 

Condon’s Corner, Kilbehenny

 

 

Belted Galloway Cows

 

grazing beneath the beautiful Galtee Mountains

 

Cian

 

Signs the legal papers for his home in Sligo

 

See Latest News for updates

 

Galtees

 

St. Joseph’s Church Kilbehenny

 

 

The Old Graveyard    See Gallery

 

Building Cian’s future Home Renovation Fund

 

Due to publicity on radio and television,

Cian has been getting a lot of support from people all over the country and beyond.

 

We’ll keep you posted on progress as it comes to fruition.