Meelin is a village in north Cork, near to the border with Limerick and Kerry. At 251 metres (823 ft) above sea level, Meelin is the highest village in Ireland, although Glencullen in County Dublin also claims to be the highest at about 251.5 metres (825 ft). It is around 7km north of Newmarket with Mallow 36km to its south east and Killarney 50km to its south west. Meelin has a long history. Fulacht fiadh's are found in Meelin and around the Duhallow area. There is also a 4,000-year-old burial mound in the village. Amongst the amenities in the village are a church, GAA club, national school, shops and two pubs.