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The Irish state has officially approved the following List of National Monuments in County Cork. In the Republic of Ireland, a structure or site may be deemed to be a "National Monument", and therefore worthy of state protection, if it is of national importance. If the land adjoining the monument is essential to protect it, this land may also be protected.

National Monuments

NM# Monument name Description Image Townland Location
645 Altar Wedge Tomb Wedge Tomb Altair Burial Tomb, Schull, Co. Cork.jpg Altar 51°30′49″N 9°38′38″W / 51.51373°N 9.64398°W / 51.51373; -9.64398
314 Ardskeagh Church Church Ardskeagh (Fermoy barony) 52°19′55″N 8°37′41″W / 52.331832°N 8.627986°W / 52.331832; -8.627986
301 Ballybeg Dovecote Ballybeg Priory St. Thomas Grazing Horses in front of Columbarium 2012 09 08.jpg Ballybeg East 52°13′13″N 8°40′11″W / 52.22023°N 8.66984°W / 52.22023; -8.66984
301 Ballybeg Tower Ballybeg Priory St. Thomas Tower House 2012 09 08.jpg Ballybeg West 52°13′12″N 8°40′07″W / 52.21989°N 8.66851°W / 52.21989; -8.66851
301 Ballybeg Abbey Friary (Augustinian) BallybegPriory.jpg Buttevant 52°13′10″N 8°40′11″W / 52.21941°N 8.66976°W / 52.21941; -8.66976
22 Templekieran, Clear Island Church & Cross inscribed pillar County Cork - Templekieran Clear Island Church - 20151230185737.jpg Ballyieragh North 51°26′00″N 9°30′00″W / 51.43333°N 9.5°W / 51.43333; -9.5
425 Ballinacarriga Castle Castle Ballinacarriga Castle.jpg Dunmanway 51°42′20″N 9°01′54″W / 51.70561°N 9.03175°W / 51.70561; -9.03175
641 Barryscourt Castle Castle Barryscourt Castle.jpg Carrigtwohill 51°54′17″N 8°15′34″W / 51.90462°N 8.25937°W / 51.90462; -8.25937
594 Blossomfort Ringfort Blossomfort 52°09′41″N 8°45′15″W / 52.161504°N 8.754160°W / 52.161504; -8.754160
558 Glanworth Medieval tower Interior Tower, Glanworth Friary, North Cork..JPG Boherash 52°11′21″N 8°21′20″W / 52.189069°N 8.355511°W / 52.189069; -8.355511
558 Glanworth Castle Castle Glanworth castle county cork.JPG Glanworth 52°11′17″N 8°21′17″W / 52.18817°N 8.3547°W / 52.18817; -8.3547
558 Rock Abbey, Glanworth Friary (Franciscan) Glanworth friary. - geograph.org.uk - 1577604.jpg Boherash 52°11′21″N 8°21′22″W / 52.18911°N 8.35625°W / 52.18911; -8.35625
450 Breeny More Stone Circle Stone Circle & boulder burials Breeny More 51°44′32″N 9°22′30″W / 51.742145°N 9.375097°W / 51.742145; -9.375097
202 Buttevant Abbey Friary (Franciscan) Buttevant-Abbey.JPG Buttevant 52°13′52″N 8°40′09″W / 52.23124°N 8.66909°W / 52.23124; -8.66909
233 Cahervagliar Ringfort Cappeen West 51°47′35″N 8°59′49″W / 51.79310°N 8.99694°W / 51.79310; -8.99694
660 Carrigagulla Stone Circle Carrigagulla 0501.jpg Ballinagree 52°00′01″N 8°54′59″W / 52.000410°N 8.916359°W / 52.000410; -8.916359
255 Carrigaphooca Castle Castle Carrigaphooca Castle.jpg Macroom 51°54′19″N 8°57′45″W / 51.90531°N 8.96248°W / 51.90531; -8.96248
255 Carrigaphooca stone circle Stone Circle Carrigaphooca 51°54′35″N 9°01′30″W / 51.909610°N 9.024975°W / 51.909610; -9.024975
656 Castledonovan Castle Castle Castledonovan Castle - geograph.org.uk - 498649.jpg Castledonovan 51°41′32″N 9°16′57″W / 51.69211°N 9.28259°W / 51.69211; -9.28259
281 Mallow Castle Castle Interior Mallow Castle, Co. Cork.jpg Castlelands 52°08′05″N 8°38′18″W / 52.13459°N 8.63824°W / 52.13459; -8.63824
536 Clodagh Standing Stones Standing Stones - Pair Clodagh, County Cork 51°41′53″N 9°13′27″W / 51.69804°N 9.22428°W / 51.69804; -9.22428
240 Conna Castle Castle Castles of Munster, Conna, Cork - geograph.org.uk - 1392983.jpg Conna 52°05′40″N 8°06′06″W / 52.09454°N 8.10170°W / 52.09454; -8.10170
592 Carn Tierna Hillfort & Cairn Coolcarron (Fermoy) 52°06′54″N 8°16′58″W / 52.114982°N 8.282754°W / 52.114982; -8.282754
565 Coolcoulaghta Standing Stones Standing Stones - Pair Coolcoulaghta 51°35′48″N 9°32′36″W / 51.59669°N 9.54334°W / 51.59669; -9.54334
395 Coole Upper Churches Two Churches Coole cemetry and section of the 'new' church.JPG Coole Upper 52°06′31″N 8°12′12″W / 52.10873°N 8.20338°W / 52.10873; -8.20338
600 Derryarkane Stone Circle Stone Circle & Standing Stone Derryarkane 51°43′43″N 9°22′19″W / 51.72859°N 9.37206°W / 51.72859; -9.37206
296 Drishane Castle Castle Castles of Munster, Drishane, Cork - geograph.org.uk - 1392786.jpg Drishane More 52°04′31″N 9°02′55″W / 52.07515°N 9.04849°W / 52.07515; -9.04849
339 Dromaneen Castle Castle Castles of Munster, Dromaneen, Cork - geograph.org.uk - 1392835.jpg Dromaneen 52°07′35″N 8°43′50″W / 52.12636°N 8.73066°W / 52.12636; -8.73066
381 Drombeg Stone Circle, Hut Site & Fulacht Fiadh DrombegStoneCircle 2004.jpg Glandore 51°33′52″N 9°05′13″W / 51.56455°N 9.08702°W / 51.56455; -9.08702
169 Sherkin Abbey Friary (Franciscan) 15th century Franciscan Friary.JPG Sherkin Island 51°28′28″N 9°23′58″W / 51.474487°N 9.399394°W / 51.474487; -9.399394
374 Farranahineeny Stone Row Stone Row Farranahineeny 51°47′42″N 9°08′20″W / 51.79494°N 9.13888°W / 51.79494; -9.13888
284 Knockdrum Stone Fort Cashel Knockdrum 1.jpg Farrandau 51°31′36″N 9°11′39″W / 51.52669°N 9.19413°W / 51.52669; -9.19413
426 Ballycrovane Ogham Stone Ogham Stone Ballycrovane Ogham stone - geograph.org.uk - 507477.jpg Faunkill and the Woods 51°42′47″N 9°56′41″W / 51.71315°N 9.94460°W / 51.71315; -9.94460
535 Charles Fort Star-Shaped-Fort Kinsale-fotress-plan.jpg Summer Cove 51°41′47″N 8°29′56″W / 51.6965°N 8.499°W / 51.6965; -8.499
552 Greenhill Ogham Stones Ogham Stones Greenhill 52°04′42″N 8°36′28″W / 52.07826°N 8.60785°W / 52.07826; -8.60785
502 Island Wedge Tomb Wedge Tomb Island (Rahan) 52°04′04″N 8°34′47″W / 52.067690°N 8.579607°W / 52.067690; -8.579607
490 Kilbolane Castle Castle Castles of Munster, Kilbolane, Cork - geograph.org.uk - 1392690.jpg Milford 52°20′20″N 8°51′04″W / 52.339°N 8.851°W / 52.339; -8.851
182 Kilcrea Abbey Friary (Franciscan) KilcreaFriary.JPG Ovens 51°51′54″N 8°42′41″W / 51.86498°N 8.71128°W / 51.86498; -8.71128
316 Kileenemer Church Church Kileenemer Church, North Cork.JPG Killeenemer 52°12′56″N 8°19′43″W / 52.21546°N 8.32850°W / 52.21546; -8.32850
436 Kilnaruane Carved Pillar Stone Shaft of High Cross Kilnaruane Shaft NW Face Interlace Panel 2009 09 11.jpg Kilnaruane 51°40′17″N 9°28′05″W / 51.67132°N 9.46799°W / 51.67132; -9.46799
420 Knocknakilla Stone Circle Knocknakilla 0535.jpg Macroom and Millstreet 52°00′22″N 9°01′25″W / 52.00618°N 9.02355°W / 52.00618; -9.02355
318 Labbacallee wedge tomb Wedge Tomb Interior Labbacallee Wedge Tomb, North Cork.JPG Glanworth 52°10′11″N 8°20′13″W / 52.16984°N 8.33689°W / 52.16984; -8.33689
18 Labbamolaga Church Church & Grave slabs Labbamolloga Church 5th Century.JPG Labbamolaga Middle 52°18′39″N 8°20′51″W / 52.31080°N 8.34761°W / 52.31080; -8.34761
333 Liscarroll Castle Castle Castles of Munster, Liscarroll, Cork - geograph.org.uk - 1392828.jpg Liscarroll 52°15′40″N 8°48′12″W / 52.26108°N 8.80338°W / 52.26108; -8.80338
571 Lissacresig Stone Circle Lissacresig 51°55′33″N 9°03′49″W / 51.92590°N 9.06369°W / 51.92590; -9.06369
571 Lissacresig Ringfort Lissacresig 51°55′28″N 9°03′21″W / 51.924359°N 9.055811°W / 51.924359; -9.055811
Maughanasilly Stone Row Stone Row Maughanasilly 51°46′14″N 9°23′11″W / 51.7706°N 9.3865°W / 51.7706; -9.3865
411 Castlelyons Friary Friary (Carmelite) Castlelyons Friary Tower and Choir 2015 08 27.jpg Mohera 52°05′21″N 8°14′01″W / 52.08918°N 8.23366°W / 52.08918; -8.23366
525 James Fort Star-Shaped-Fort & Blockhouse JamesFortBlockhouseKinsale.jpg Castlepark 51°41′59″N 8°30′37″W / 51.69964°N 8.51028°W / 51.69964; -8.51028
517 Kanturk Castle Castle Kanturk, County Cork - Kanturk Castle.jpg Kanturk 52°09′55″N 8°54′10″W / 52.16530°N 8.90279°W / 52.16530; -8.90279
580 Skeagh Cairn Ring barrow & Cairn Skeagh Cairn.jpg Skeagh (Abbeystrowry) 51°34′29″N 9°20′18″W / 51.574748°N 9.338447°W / 51.574748; -9.338447
Mount Gabriel Prehistoric copper mines Schull 51°33′07″N 9°31′51″W / 51.551977°N 9.530854°W / 51.551977; -9.530854
618 Kinneigh Round Tower Round Tower Kinneigh tower.jpg Castletown-Kinneigh 51°45′50″N 8°58′31″W / 51.76394°N 8.97539°W / 51.76394; -8.97539
21 Timoleague Abbey Friary (Franciscan) TimoleagueFriary.JPG Timoleague 51°38′35″N 8°45′49″W / 51.64302°N 8.76351°W / 51.64302; -8.76351
360 Desmond Castle or The French Prison, Kinsale Tower House Desmond Castle.jpg Kinsale 51°42′26″N 8°31′29″W / 51.70736°N 8.52484°W / 51.70736; -8.52484
299 Tullylease Church Church & Grave Slabs Tullylease Church and Graveyard, North Cork.JPG Tullylease 52°19′00″N 8°56′23″W / 52.31669°N 8.93965°W / 52.31669; -8.93965
634 Michael Collins birth place Site with historic associations The Birthplace of Michael Collins - geograph.org.uk - 499631.jpg Woodfield (Kilkerranmore) 51°37′00″N 8°58′50″W / 51.616551°N 8.980496°W / 51.616551; -8.980496
286 North Abbey, Youghal Friary (Dominican) NorthAbbeyYoughal.JPG Youghal 51°57′27″N 7°51′16″W / 51.95744°N 7.85454°W / 51.95744; -7.85454

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