The Reel Picture

Arts/Culture/Heritage, CinemasCork City

The Reel Picture, Ballincollig Info: 6 Barco Digital Projection Screens Easy Access Free Parking 800 Car Park Spaces Dolby Digital 7.1 & 5.1 Sound Theaters Kids Korner Sat/Sun Morning 12 Noon Program Runs from Friday to Thursday Inclusive Booking O …

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InishBeg Estate

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

Inish Beg is a beautiful private island estate in West Cork; with a stone bridge connecting Inish Beg to the mainland, a few miles from the thriving market town of Skibbereen and the idyllic little port of Baltimore with its sailing, fishing and diving …

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Bantry House and Gardens

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

Bantry House was bought by the White family in 1730 and was enlarged by Richard White the second Earl of Bantry. The house has a collection of tapestries, furniture and art treasures which were mainly collected by the Earl during his travels through Eu …

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Millstreet Country Park

Arts/Culture/Heritage, Bike Hire, Cycling Routes, Gardens, Museums/Heritage Centres, Outdoors, Parks, WalkingMillstreet, North Cork

A surprise is the ultimate treat for lovers of the outdoors as from the slopes of Knocknakilla you can see the higher slopes of Musheramore Mountain as they plummet to 183m below the valley. This is Millstreet Country Park, a microcosm of all that is p …

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Mallow Castle

Arts/Culture/Heritage, Built Heritage, Heritage SitesMallow, North Cork

Built by Sir Thomas Norreys in the late 16th century, Mallow Castle is a ruins fortification, even though it resisted the besiegement by Mountgarrett in 1642, but was later captured by Lord Castlehaven and the Confederates in 1645, only to be abandoned …

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Kanturk Castle

Arts/Culture/Heritage, Built Heritage, Heritage SitesKanturk, North Cork

Now an unfinished castle, the construction of Kanturk Castle in Duhallow began in 1601 by Dermot MacOwen MacDonagh. The English Council ordered a halt to the progression of the building, after neighbours complained of its size. Some accounts note that …

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Doneraile National Park

Arts/Culture/Heritage, Built Heritage, Gardens, ParksDoneraile, North Cork

The fine entrance gates at the porticoed gated lodge on the Turnpike Road, north of Doneraile town, Co. Cork, mark the formal entrance to a great landscaped estate – 160 hectares of parklands with mature groves of deciduous trees and a number of deer h …

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Blarney Castle

Arts/Culture/Heritage, Built Heritage, Museums/Heritage CentresBlarney, North Cork

No trip to Cork is complete without visiting Blarney, where people the world over have stopped at this internationally known tourist centre to kiss the Blarney Stone, which traditionally imparts the ‘gift of eloquence’ on all who kiss it.  The famous S …

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Model Railway Village

Arts/Culture/Heritage, Museums/Heritage CentresClonakilty, West Cork

Experience life in West Cork sixty years ago and how life there revolved around the railway system. This model village is a great day out for kids of all ages and adults too. Relax in the unique tea room set on one of the authentic train carriages with …

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Skibbereen Heritage Centre

Arts/Culture/Heritage, Museums/Heritage CentresSkibbereen, West Cork

In visiting the Skibbereen Heritage Centre in the town of Skibbereen, Cork,  you will learn of the history of the town, which was one of the worst affected areas of the Great Hunger Famine of the 1840s. The exhibition depicts life during that time in a …

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