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For other uses, see Castlehaven (disambiguation).
Gleann Bearcháin
Civil parish
Location in Ireland

Coordinates: 51°32′8″N 9°11′54″W / 51.53556°N 9.19833°W / 51.53556; -9.19833

Country  Ireland
Province Munster
County County Cork
Population (2006)
 • Total 1,189
Time zone WET (UTC+0)
 • Summer (DST) IST (WEST) (UTC-1)

Castlehaven (Irish: Gleann Bearcháin) is a civil parish in County Cork, Ireland. It is located some 75 km south west of Cork City on the coast and is made up of two key towns: Union Hall and Castletownshend.[1] The area is famous for Gaelic football with the local Club claiming local and national honours


The Irish name Gleann Bearcháin was historically anglicised as Glanbarighan, Glanbaraghan and Glanbarrahan.[2]


Castlehaven is a Gaelic football club based in Castlehaven, County Cork, Ireland. It participates in Cork GAA competitions. It has won 5 Cork Senior Football Championships in 1989,1994, 2003, 2012 and 2013. It has also won 3 Munster Senior Club Football Championships in 1989, 1994 and 1997, when they were entered even though they had lost the County Final, due to the ineligibility of divisional side Beara.

See also


External links

  • 2006 Census of the Republic of Ireland
  • Geography around Castlehaven
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