Aherla is a small village in Co Cork. It is built on a limestone shelf typical of County Cork's ridges and valleys. It lies between Cork City and Macroom - each being approximately 20km away. Cloughduv and Crookstown are 4km and 6.5km respectively to the west, Farran 3.5 km to the north and Killumney 5 km at the Cork and Ballincollig side. The village of Aherla sits between the hills that frame the Bride River valley. It has a Church of Ireland church, a bus stop, as well as pubs and a supermarket.