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Sráid an Mhuilinn
McCarthy's Bar
McCarthy's Bar
Millstreet is located in Ireland
Location in Ireland
Coordinates: 52°03′37″N 9°03′51″W / 52.0604°N 9.06415°W / 52.0604; -9.06415Coordinates: 52°03′37″N 9°03′51″W / 52.0604°N 9.06415°W / 52.0604; -9.06415
Country Ireland
Province Munster
County Cork
Council Cork County Council
Dáil Éireann Cork North-West
European Parliament South
Time zone WET (UTC+0)
 • Summer (DST) IST (WEST) (UTC+1)

Millstreet (Irish: Sráid an Mhuilinn) is a town in north County Cork, Ireland, with a population of approximately 1,500. The town is most famous for hosting Eurovision Song Contest 1993.

Millstreet is within the Civil Parish of Drishane, and within a Poor Law Union also called Millstreet. The Millstreet Union encompasses the civil parishes of Drishane and Kilcorney.


The town is at the foot of Clara Mountain.

The townlands within Millstreet Poor Law Union were part of the barony of West Muskerry. Aubane was a neighborhood of Millstreet Poor Law Union within the townlands of Tooreenbane and Tullig, and is outside of the town proper.


Despite its small population, Millstreet has hosted many major events. One of the largest equestrian centres in Ireland, the Green Glens Arena, is in Millstreet. Part of the centre is a facility for shows and exhibitions.

The town's Catholic church is dedicated to St. Patrick.

Since 1985, the town has been twinned with Pommerit-le-Vicomte in Brittany, France.


The town is on the MallowKillarneyTralee line of the Irish railway network. Millstreet railway station opened in 1853 and closed for goods traffic in 1976,[1] although it remains open for passenger train services.


External links

  • Millstreet Town Website
  • Aubane Historical Society


  1. ^ "Millstreet station" (PDF). Railscot - Irish Railways. Retrieved 2007-08-31. 
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