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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The Gallery Kinsale

Art Galleries, Arts/Culture/HeritageKinsale, West Cork

As well as displaying a wonderful collection of local scenes including the Old Head, The Gallery Kinsale’s reputation has grown from promoting the best of Irish and international contemporary art. Our acquisitions regularly change so that visitors will …

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The Warren Gallery

Art Galleries, Arts/Culture/HeritageWest Cork

Fergus O Mahony has owned Mary Anns in Castletownshend since 1988 and together with his wife Patricia they have built one of the most successful and award winning Bar & Restaurants in Ireland, recognised for many awards both here in Ireland and Abr …

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The Vangard Gallery

Art Galleries, Arts/Culture/HeritageMacroom, North Cork

The Vangard Gallery was established in Macroom, County Cork in 1991. The gallery moved location to Carey’s Lane in Cork city in 2000 and it enjoyed great commercial and critical success, the most memorable of which was an exhibition of drawings by John …

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