Briery Gap Theatre

Arts/Culture/Heritage, Cinemas, TheatresMacroom, North Cork

Briery Gap Cultural Centre was set up in November 1999 as a venue of excellence to attract national and international talent to the Lee Valley Region. The theatre, which is based in Macroom, also offers a varied inclusive programme to include all membe …

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Toy Soldier Factory

Arts/Culture/Heritage, Museums/Heritage CentresMacroom

One of Ireland’s best hidden attractions. The family owned Toy Soldier Factory has been established in Ireland since 1976. It is situated in the beautiful little village of Killnamartyra, half way between Killarney town and Cork City on the main N22 ro …

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Gougane Barra Forest Park

Outdoors, ParksMacroom, North Cork

Gougane Barra National Forest Park is bordered by three mountain ranges and the wide open River Lee Valley. It is here that St. Finbarr, Patron Saint of Cork, planted his monastery. This is Ireland’s first National Park. The forest park is comprised of …

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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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Carrig Water Ski and Wakeboard Centre

Outdoor Activity Centres, Outdoors, Water SportsMacroom, North Cork

All levels of ability are catered for at Carrigwaterski and Wakeboard Centre, Macroom, with wet suits, life jackets, skis, boards and coaching included in the fee. Membership rates are also available for those wanting to ski for the season. Carrigwater …

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Gougane Barra

Macroom, West Cork

The name Gougane Barra comes from Saint Finbarr, who is said to have built a  monastery on an island in the lake nearby during the 6th century. The present ruins date from around 1700 when Fr. Denis O’ Mahony retreated to the Isalnd. During the times o …

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