Kilbehenny is a village in Co Limerick. It is situated on the Co Cork border and is also within 2km of the Co Tipperary border. The village is 5km east of Mitchelstown and 1km from junction 12 of the M8 motorway from Dublin to Cork. The area is known as the Gateway to the Galtees with many visitors to the Galtee Mountains meeting in Kilbehenny. It is bounded by the River Function and a little stream called the Behena. Local amenities include a community centre, church, national school, shops and pubs.