Charleville is a town in north Cork. It lies in the Golden Vale, on a tributary of the River Maigue, near the border with County Limerick. Charleville is on the N20 road and is the second-largest town between Limerick and Cork after Mallow. It is 60km from Cork City to the south and 40km from Limerick City to the north. The parish is within the Diocese of Cloyne. Significant industries in the town include Kerry Co-Op and the construction and services sectors. Charleville is also a centre for the food processing industry, with brands such as Charleville Cheese and Golden Vale produced by Kerry Co-Op. It has a strong retail sector and is home to a number of well known shops and restaurants. It also has numerous pubs as well as two theatre facilities. It is also home to the North Cork Drama Festival, which is held in the Parochial Hall. Charleville railway station is on the Dublin–Cork railway line. The town is also on Bus Éireann routes 51 (Cork – Limerick – Shannon Airport – Galway) and 320 (Limerick – Charleville). It is 65 km from both Cork Airport and Shannon Airport.