Lassanroe Garden

Arts/Culture/Heritage, GardensSkibbereen, West Cork

Located near Skibbereen, County Cork, Lassanroe Garden is a modest-size garden planted in 2000. It is home to a large collection of decorative bamboos, making it the perfect place to contemplate the tactile and visual qualities of these giants of the g …

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The Ewe Experience

Arts/Culture/Heritage, GardensGlengarriff, West Cork

Set along a spectacular waterfall in the natural Eden of Glengarriff, The Ewe offers visitors a chance to step off the treadmill, slow down and rediscover our beautiful but vulnerable natural world. Poetry, information, games, creative areas & a su …

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Mill Cove Sculpture Gardens

Arts/Culture/Heritage, GardensCastletownbere, West Cork

The Mill Cove Sculpture Gardens include over 50 sculptures on 4 acres of mature grounds overlooking the sea!

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Lisselan Estate & Gardens

Arts/Culture/Heritage, Built Heritage, Gardens, GolfingClonakilty, West Cork

Lisselan Gardens in West Cork are much as they were in their Edwardian hay day containing many spectacular features through the seasons. From early spring the camellias are in bloom, with daffodils scattered throughout the gardens; followed by the rhod …

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Liss Ard Gardens

Arts/Culture/Heritage, Built Heritage, GardensSkibbereen, West Cork

The magnificent gardens and woodlands at Liss Ard add to the uniqueness of the estate. Throughout, there are specially designed pathways and walkways that accentuate the guest’s appreciation of Irish flora. In addition to the main Lake Abisdealy, there …

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Kealkil Stone Circle

Arts/Culture/Heritage, Heritage SitesWest Cork

Kealkil Stone Circle in West Cork, consists of a small five stone circle, two large standing stones (one eight feet tall, the other almost sixteen feet) and a cairn of stones with a ‘kerb’ of stones set upright in a radial pattern around the inside. Th …

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Drombeg Stone Circle Glandore

Arts/Culture/Heritage, Heritage SitesWest Cork

Drombeg Stone Circle, situated about two miles south-east of Glandore village, is probably the best known archaeological site in West Cork. Before it was excavated by Professor Edward Fahy in 1957, it was known locally to the locals as the Druid’s Alta …

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Youghal Heritage Site

Arts/Culture/Heritage, Heritage Sites, Outdoors, WalkingEast Cork, Youghal

A visit to the Heritage Centre in Youghal  is an essential first step to viewing the town itself. The Heritage Centre is incorporated into the Tourist Office in the old Market House. It displays of artefacts, images and models illustrate the history of …

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Lios na gCon Ringfort

Arts/Culture/Heritage, Heritage SitesClonakilty, West Cork

The Lios-na-gcon Ringfort is where a defended homestead of the first millennium A.D. is being reconstructed on the basis of a full archeological investigation of the site. Lios nagcon is one of three circular earthworks in the townland known as Darrara …

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Sarah Walker Gallery

Art Galleries, Arts/Culture/HeritageCastletownbere, West Cork

Sarah Walker Gallery is situated in the south west of Ireland in the fishing port of Castletownbere. Sarah Walker’s paintings may be seen in the gallery all year round. The gallery opened in 2000 on Bank Place, Castletownbere with a group exhibition of …

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