Dunmanway is a town in south west Cork. It is the geographical centre of the region known as West Cork and is the birthplace of Sam Maguire, whom the All-Ireland Senior Football Championship is named after. The town centre is built on and around two rivers, each of which are tributaries of the larger River Bandon, which passes by at the east end of the town. There is a local GAA club called the Dohney's while the soccer club, Dunmanway Town, came to national prominence when they played a friendly match against Liverpool FC in August 2009. There is also rugby, athletics, pitch and putt and volleyball played in the area while it is also home to the only 25m public swimming pool in the West Cork area. Other local amenities include shops, pubs, churches and restaurants. There is also three primary schools and a secondary school in the town.