Doneraile (),〔(Placenames Database of Ireland ) (see archival records)〕 historically ''Dunerayl'', is a town in County Cork, Ireland. It is located on the R581 regional road 8 km east of the N20 road which runs from Limerick to Cork. It is about 12 km north of Mallow town. It is situated on the River Awbeg, a branch of the Blackwater.
== Origins of the name ==
The town stands on the northern slope of Knockacur hill, which rises by a gentle slope from the river and gradually ascends to a rocky prominence. However, it was not this rocky prominence but one near the graveyard of Oldcourt which together with an ancient fort built thereon, gave the town its name, Doneraile, i.e. "Dún ar Aill", meaning "the fort on the cliff".〔Doneraile by J. Anthony Gaughan, Kamac 1970〕 The countryside around Doneraile is very scenic and has a wealth of historical associations.
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