Dunmanway is a busy market town in the valley of the Bandon River. It was founded in the 17th century and the original two triangular squares still survive from the town’s original plans. It is best known as the birthplace of “Sam Maguire” the man for whom the All Ireland Senior Football trophy is named.
With hills and lakes to the North, South and West, Dunmanway is blessed with spectacular scenery making it an ideal destination for hill walking, fishing and horse-riding.
Thanks to its central location, Dunmanway is the ideal base from which to visit and explore the renowned beauty of West Cork, to sample its culture, cuisine and hospitality. At just 45 minutes from Cork City or Killarney and with its wide range of activities, Dunmanway is an ideal destination for a relaxing vacation in County Cork.
You can find out more by visiting the official Dunmanway website.
TAKE A WALK AROUND BANDON AND FOLLOW THE TRAIL TO VIEW THE TOWN’S HISTORIC HIGHLIGHTS WITH THE BRAND NEW HERITAGE MAP OF BANDON, COMPILED BY THE HERITAGE SECTION OF CORK COUNTY COUNCIL (CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD IT):