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Cúil Aodha , anglicised as Coolea, is a townland and village in the Gaeltacht region of Muskerry in County Cork, Ireland. It is near the River Sullane's source, high in the Derrynasaggart Mountains.
Most of the inhabitants live on the south side of the valley. The townland itself is in Ballyvourney Parish and is an official Gaeltacht where the Irish language is used alongside English. The area is known for its strong cultural tradition, especially within in music and song; Sean-nós.
The village of Cúil Aodha is close to the new Wind Farms which are located on the mountains which mark the Cork and Kerry border. The land is mountainous and roadways are usually narrow lane ways which lead up the valley.
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