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‘Gateway to the Galtees’

The Community Centre project was funded by EU Leader (Ballyhoura and South Tipperary), Kilbehenny Community Hall and Voluntary Labour.  This funding covers all commitments made to date.


Kilbehenny Community Centre is a registered charity  (CHY No 17377)  and therefore is eligible

for repayment of tax in respect of donations made by taxpayers who pay under the PAYE system.

If you would like to help our community, Bank details are outlined below.


 For further information, please contact:


+353 (0)87 8214991










       Mary Rutkauskas-King Memorial Garden


Officially opened on Sunday 25th August 2013.


Dedicated to Mary Ruthkauskas-King 1927-2010, late of Carrigeen, her husband James,


their children, Mary, Robert, Katie, Patrick, Johanna, Jim, Cornelius, Margaret, baby Terry and Terry .


We were most fortunate to have in our midst, Fr. John Casey, also a native of Carrigeen who was home on holidays from Texas.  


We are indebted to the King family for their generosity, and we hope when they return to Kilbehenny  the garden  will be in full bloom.   


See Gallery Mary Ruthkauskas


History of Mary King Garden


On 10th January 2013 Maryte Rutkauskas King  of Canada made contact with Kilbehenny Community Centre through this website.


She and her sister Kit, who resides in Manchester, had just been to Ireland and visited Kilbehenny, their ancestral home.

They were thrilled to see our new Community Centre, and noticing that there was still a lot of work to be done,very generously decided to become involved .

Their mother, Mary King  who was born and grew up in Carrigeen, Kilbehenny, had a wonderful appreciation of nature, especially  the Galtee Mountains.


They suggested opening a Memorial Garden in her honour, and much to the appreciation of the people of Kilbehenny, a hugely generous donation was lodged to Kilbehenny Community Centre Account.


The project was carried out by local volunteers and will continue to be maintained by them,


Thank you Maryte

Kilbehenny Community Centre

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Hall Extension

Account  Title

Kilbehenny Community Centre

Bank Branch

Bank of Ireland Mitchelstown

Account Details


Bank Sort Code

90 29 44






IE40 BOFI 902944 9407 1706

Room Hire


Now that we are officially open, Kilbehenny Community Centre is an ideal venue for Meetings, Birthday Parties, Courses, Fitness Classes or any special event.  


The maim hall has a capacity to seat up to 300 people while three meeting rooms can seat from 20 - 75 people.   There is also a fully equipped Computer room which boasts Wi-Fi, pull down screens, flip charts, podium with microphone and a PowerPoint projector, all included in room hire.

Contact Moss 087 8214991

Pride of place, Condon’s Corner, maintained by Community Employment Scheme participants

Aerial view of newly extended Kilbehenny Community Centre

See Gallery  Hall Extension

At the official opening of the hall extension 28th December  2016

L/r Pat Dalton, Caroline Conroy, Seán Ó Sé, Moss Fitzgerald, Mary O’Brien

Tables set up for    ‘Come Wine and Dine with me ‘

September 2017




Our newly installed state of the arts kitchen,

available and ready for any function required.


See Contacts for further information.

Dancing (Social)

Social Dancing is hugely popular in Kilbehenny

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Foulke Fitzgerald ‘s Annual Special Friend’s Fundraiser 2016



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