Ballinora

Ballinora
Baile Nóra
Parish
Motto: Re vera, potas bene
Ballinora
Ballinora
Location in Ireland

Coordinates: 51°54′N 8°51′W / 51.900°N 8.850°W / 51.900; -8.850

Country  Ireland
Province Munster
County County Cork
Population (2006)
 • Total 102
Time zone WET (UTC+0)
 • Summer (DST) IST (WEST) (UTC-1)

Ballinora (Irish: Baile Nóra) is a small parish[1] near Cork city and Ballincollig in County Cork, Ireland. The area is notable for its education facilities, and its sporting clubs.

Sport

Ballinora GAA

Ballinora GAA currently has two sports grounds; Ballinora GAA Pitch (adjacent to the school), and Ballymaw (a rented farmers field) Ballinora's main sport is gaelic football but other sports including hurling and Camogie is also played.

Richmond FC

Founded in 1980, Richmond FC is the local soccer club. With membership of over 200, the club caters for both boys and girls from 7 years to adult.

Now progressing as a truly exceptional club with great footballers both strong physically and in the mind. A great club progressing majorly with strong players. Former republic of ireland soccer international, Alan Bennett began his football career with the club.

The club owns two pitches, Ballyhank Pitch in Waterfall and Garranedarra/Eagle Valley Pitch in Bishopstown.

Religion

Ballinora's Parish church is St. James' Church (The patron saint of Ballinora[2]). The Parish Priest is Canon Dónal Lenihan. In 2009, the church underwent a major renovation. It is now fully renovated and it is a beautiful church with gorgeous interior.

Ballinora is the birthplace of Bishop Lucey.

Amenities

  • Ballinora National School
  • Ballinora GAA sports grounds
  • Ballymaw GAA Sports grounds
  • Sports and Community Hall
  • St. James' Church
  • Scout Den
  • O'Shea's Pub
  • Garden Centre
  • Richmond Soccer Pitch, Ballyhank

Curraheen Grotto

References

External links

  • http://www.ballinora.com
  • lhttp://www.ballinoragaa.ie
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