Discover West Cork

Scenically breath-taking, West Cork is clean and green, peaceful and restful, yet the landscape never reveals all its secrets at once, that is why it is so fascinating, that is why there is always more to discover. It takes time to do that, time to stop and relax, West Cork time. How can you experience all this? Well, it's only our advice, but don't try too hard, sometimes when you focus too hard on something you miss what really matters. As the New York Times put it: Ireland can be that place you missed as you travelled around Ireland, looking for Ireland.

We know that essence can be found here in West Cork, along with the best in food, drink, heritage, music and company. Allow plenty of time, there's no rush; this is a place of pleasant, accidental discoveries, a place where you never know what's waiting round the bend or down the street. And be prepared to get side-tracked, that's another of the delights of being in West Cork...

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  • Bay Haven Cottage Bay Haven Cottage is located on the peaceful and unspoiled Sheep’s Head Peninsula. The three bedroomed cottage, with large landscaped gardens is
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  • Celtic Ross Hotel West Cork is an area of outstanding natural beauty and the family-owned Celtic Ross Hotel is at the heart of it all.
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  • West Cork Model Railway Village The Model Village in Clonakilty is the leading tourist destination in West Cork and an excellent way to start your
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    • Heritage
  • Caher Lodge Self Catering Caher Lodge Bantry provides a choice of luxury accommodation for adults with the added attraction of an indoor heated swimming pool
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    • Self Catering
  • Organico Café Organico Café is an oasis of calm and great food in the middle of Bantry town. The café is located upstairs next to
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    • Cafés
  • Laharandota - The Artists’ Cottage and Studio   Laharandota - the Artists’ Cottage and Studio - was thoroughly and thoughtfully restored in 2008 from an existing farmhouse built
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    • Self Catering
  • Doire Liath Doire Liath Bantry B&B offers you a traditional Irish family home welcome and is located on the outskirts of historical Bantry town centre
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  • Sheep’s Head Way The Sheep’s Head Way is an 88km way-marked route that circles the whole of the Sheep’s Head from Bantry to Sheep’s Head
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    • Walking
  • Glengarriff Nature Reserve The Nature Reserve is situated just outside the village of Glengarriff, the nature reserve is one of the finest oceanic Sessile Oak
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    • Outdoor Activities
  • Kilravock Garden   A little coastal paradise on the Sheep’s Head in West Cork Kilravock Garden lies by the sea in the southwest of Ireland
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  • Westlodge Hotel The Westlodge Hotel & Estate situated on the edge of the beautiful town of Bantry in the heart of West Cork, sits on
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  • Dromcloc House Dromcloc House Bantry B&B accommodation in Bantry West Cork, is a lovely Bantry B&B situated on a dairy farm at Rylane Point near
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  • Seamount Farm Situated 12 km west of Bantry in the heart of the Sheeps Head peninsula West Cork. Ideal location for walking the Sheeps Head
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  • Westlodge Hotel Leisure Club Not just a Membership… A Club We were one of the first hotels in Ireland to have a leisure Centre and
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  • Ard Na Greine Ard Na Greine B&B accommodation is a modern spacious country home situated in a peaceful rural setting surrounded by trees and foliage;
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  • Whiddy Island Whiddy Island lies in beautiful Bantry Bay, just a short ferry crossing from Bantry town making it a popular spot for day trippers.
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    • The Islands
  • Bantry Bay Golf Club Bantry Bay Golf Club is 2km from Bantry on the N71 to Glengarriff. The 170 acre Bantry Bay Golf Club is
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    • Golf
  • Schull Country Market Our Market takes place in the beautiful little seaside village of Schull, in the far south-west of County Cork, Ireland.Visit Schull Country
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    • Country Markets
  • The Bantry Bay The Bantry Bay - formerly O'Callaghan's Hotel - has been a favourite for West Cork's tourists for decades. Whether you're enjoying our hospitality with
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    • Bar Food
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  • Fishy Fishy Rstaurant Fishy Fishy Kinsale is a `must do` item during any visit to Kinsale. We cater for all seafood lovers. We will cook
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  • Gougane Barra Nestled in the Derrynasaggart Mountains is the romantic lake of Gougane Barra, the source of the river Lee. It is one mile long
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  • Bantry Blue Way The launch in early August 2015 of the Bantry Blue Way has added a wonderful dimension to what Bantry has to offer
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  • Seascape Self Catering Situated less than a kilometre from Bantry town centre, Seascape sits on its own private grounds. Bright and spacious, this stunning house
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  • Schull Ferry Seasonal Ferry service running from June to August leaving from Schull, West Cork in Ireland to Cape Clear Island, the Queen of Carbery's
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    • Ferries
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  • Gallán Mór Gallán Mór on the Sheeps Head Peninsula in West Cork has been designed, built and furnished to offer B&B accommodation with style, distinction
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  • Cape Clear Island Ireland’s southernmost inhabited Gaeltacht island, 3 miles long by 1 mile wide, lies 8 miles off the coast of West Cork. 3
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    • The Islands
  • The Beara Way The Beara Way is about 220 km in length and completes a circuit of the Peninsula stretching from Kenmare to Glengarriff, west
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    • Walking
  • Barbara's Cottages Our self catering cottages are welcoming and cosy, offering all the character of a traditional old cottage with all the modern convenience you
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    • Self Catering
  • Brú na Pairc Brú na Pairc Bed and Breakfast is a family run business in Bantry, West Cork, and offers a home away from home
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  • Eden Crest A warm welcome awaits you at Edencrest with free Wifi. Enjoy the Irish Bed and Breakfast experience in our family owned Bed and
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  • Glebe Gardens The award winning Glebe Café is run by three of the Perry sisters. Between them Tessa, Keziah and Jo-Jo provide the meals throughout
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    • Gardens
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  • Seaview House Hotel Country House Hotel in Bantry, West CorkWelcome to Seaview House Hotel, a delightful 4 star country house hotel set in private and
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  •   Niblick B&B Located near Bantry Bay Golf Club in the scenic surroundings of Bantry Bay. Ideal for golfers, walkers or just enjoying the many
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  • The Mill The Mill is a well-established Bed and Breakfast; a large bungalow, with all rooms on the ground floor. There is ample off road
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  • Caher Lodge Bed and Breakfast Caher Lodge Bantry provides a choice of luxury accommodation for adults with the added attraction of an indoor heated swimming
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  • Good Things Café Some of you will know us well as this point, but others will be new to us and you may be wondering
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  • Sherkin Island Sherkin Island is one of Ireland's unique offshore islands. After a pleasant 10 minute ferry ride from the village of Baltimore in West
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    • The Islands
  • Aran Lodge Scenic, tranquil B&B on two acres of landscaped gardens overlooking Bantry Bay at Ballylickey. All rooms ensuite, central heating, T.V, tea/coffee and sea
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  • West Cork Hotel The West Cork Hotel, Skibbereen offers the discerning visitor the best of both worlds: The tranquillity of rural, riverside accommodation and the
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  • The Brick Oven Perfectly crispy crust outside and a lovely chew inside – that’s the difference in a brick oven pizza. Our gourmet toppings include
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  • Droumkeal Cottage Droumkeal Cottage is a tastefully decorated comfortable holiday home, which is also pet friendly and has an enclosed private garden. Only 10 minutes
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    • Self Catering
  • Box of Frogs Box of Frogs is a family run Coffee House and Bakery. We offer Irish roasted coffee served by trained Baristas, freshly baked
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    • Cafés
  • Sheep’s Head Producers Market and Shop, West Cork Local produce and crafts from the Sheep’s Head PeninsulaBy shopping with us you can be sure that
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    • Country Markets
  • Maritime Hotel Spa Club Maritime offers a full range of services and products ranging from weight loss specialist training to swim stroke analysis. Opened in
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    • Indoor Activities
  • Pondlodge Cottages Relax and enjoy a self-catering holiday in one of our Pondlodge Cottages. These cluster of cottages are set in the beautifully landscaped gardens
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    • Self Catering
  • Rodeen Country House Rodeen Country House, is set in sub-tropical gardens, nestled in the Caha Mountains and overlooking Bantry Bay, with Panoramic views of Bere
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  • The Ewe Sculpture Garden Ireland’s  only  interactive  sculpture  garden is a  must  see  for  anyone  interested  in art, nature or a totally unique experience  - 
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    • Gardens
  • Berehaven Golf Club Berehaven Golf Club & Amenity Park has a scenic location with Hungry Hill on one side and Berehaven Harbour on the other.
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    • Golf
  • Uillinn: West Cork Arts Centre Uillinn: West Cork Arts Centre is a hub of arts activity right in the heart of Skibbereen. Its two main
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    • Indoor Activities
  • Heir Island Holistics Heir Island is a small tranquil island off the coast of West Cork. Only one and a half miles long by half
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  • Donemarkrise Luxurious bungalow in peaceful garden surroundings off Bantry to Glengarriff road, N71. Scenic area with private car parking. Tea and coffee making facilities, home
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  • West Cork Sailing Centre Discover the beauty of Ireland’s coastline and wildlife from the sea and explore islands, harbours, headlands, beaches and bays from a
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    • Water Activities
  • The Maritime Hotel Located overlooking Bantry Bay, the Maritime Hotel is an ideal base for exploring the wonders of West Cork. A perfect accommodation for
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  • Bay House Bay House is a superb waterfront property nestling in a truly spectacular yet private setting. We consider our location and stunning views to
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    • Self Catering
  • Cinemax Cinema The Quay Bantry Three screens and a full programme of the latest films including 3D versions. Also has an Arthouse Film Season.See our
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    • Indoor Activities
  • Dursey Island Dursey Island (Irish: Oileán Baoi - Yellow Island) is one of the few inhabited islands that lie off the southwest coast of Ireland. It
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    • The Islands
  • The Old Farmhouse This is a Traditional West Cork farmhouse, on a working organic farm, the home of Brown Envelope Seeds. The house has three
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    • Self Catering
  • Mizen Head Visitor Centre Award Winning Mizen Head Irish Lights Signal Station at Ireland’s most Southwesterly Point.At the end of the Mizen Peninsula, the cliffs
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    • Heritage
  • West Cork Garden Trail Promoting gardening in West Cork since 1994. Sixteen lovely and varied gardens to visit from Enniskeane to Castletownbere, from ‘big house’
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    • Gardens
  • Seapoint Lodge Welcome to Seapoint Lodge Bed and Breakfast, situated in Castletownbere, Beara, West Cork, the most magical region in Ireland and maybe the world.
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  • The Stuffed Olive We are a Food and Wine store providing ready prepared meals, salads, cakes and desserts and providing light lunches. We are committed
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    • Cafés
  • Cork Whale Watch When it comes to unique wildlife encounters there are few things as breath-taking and humbling as coming face to face with the
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    • Water Activities
  • Blairscove Restaurant Sitting on a promontory jutting into Dunmanus Bay, Blairscove House enjoys a stunning waterside location. Around the courtyard of a Georgian House, beautifully
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    • Restaurants
  • Whale Watch West Cork West Cork's award-winning responsible whale watch operator. Led by zoologist and naturalist, Nic Slocum, all tours last for about 4 hours
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    • Water Activities
  • The Fish Kitchen When talking about our fish we focus on three elements, freshness, simplicity, quality. We do our best not to interfere with the
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    • Restaurants
  • La Mirage La Mirage B&B is located 3 miles from Bantry town. It's an elevated spacious country home overlooking Bantry Bay. Peaceful location and friendly
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  • Garinish Island Garinish Island (Ilnacullin Garinish or Garnish) is located in the sheltered harbour of Glengarriff in Bantry Bay, in Southwest Ireland. Garinish is world
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    • Gardens
  • The Drimoleague Walkways The Walker’s Junction of West CorkDrimoleague, which was once the busiest railway junction in West Cork with no fewer than three platforms,
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    • Walking
  • The Beara-Breifne Way The Way runs 400 km north from Beara in County Cork to Breifne in County Leitrim, following generally the line of the
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    • Walking
  • Skibbereen Farmers Market Every Saturday 9.30 AM – 2.00 PM in the Fairfield, off Bridge Street, Skibbereen. Every week at our Market you can find
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    • Country Markets
  • Future Forests Welcome to Future Forests at Kealkil near Bantry, the West Cork nursery and garden centre with the most extensive range of bare-root and
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    • Gardens
  •   Moghul Restaurant Authentic Indian Cuisine Open 5.00 PM to 11.00 PM seven days a week 99% of dishes gluten free   Barrack Street Bantry
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  • Gallán Mór Cottage Self-Catering Accommodation at Gallán Mór - Sleeps 6Designed and built in the style of an old converted stable, the Cottage, which is super-insulated,
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  • Seafort House B&B Seafort House was built in 2004 to the highest specification, overlooking a sheltered wooded inlet, this wonderfully individual property commands a magnificent
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  • Eagle Point Camping In the heart of West Cork, Eagle Point Camping offers quality 4 star caravan and camping accommodation in a superb scenic setting.
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    • Camping
  • Mannings Emporium A gourmet food shop, deli and café, Manning’s Emporium is a famous landmark on the food trail of West Cork. Situated on the
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  • Blairscove House Bed and Breakfast Sitting on a promontory jutting into Dunmanus Bay, Blairscove House enjoys a stunning waterside location. Around the courtyard of a
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  • Skibbereen and West Carbery Golf Club An enviable West Cork location, Skibbereen and West Carbery Golf Course is an open 18-hole parkland golf course with
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    • Golf
  • Bere Island Bere Island has a thriving, vibrant community providing a wide and varied range of events and activities for both islanders and visitors alike.
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    • The Islands
  • The Fastnet Tour Cape Clear Ferries, West Cork Islands For many generations the majestic and isolated Fastnet Rock off the West Cork coast has fired
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  • Cape Clear Ferries Ferry services from Baltimore and Schull to Cape Clear Island and the Fastnet Rock, also cruises between Schull and Baltimore.   Check
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  • Skibbereen Heritage Centre The Heritage Centre is located in the award winning, beautifully restored Old Gasworks Building, in Skibbereen, one of West Cork’s most picturesque
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    • Heritage
  • Glengarriff Golf Club This is truly a club with a view! Glengarriff’s nine holes are in one of the loveliest settings in Ireland, with scenic
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    • Golf
  • Reenmore Farm Comfortable old style farmhouse. Located next to seaside, 14km west of Durrus on Sheep’s Head Peninsula, 2km west of Ahakista village, 2 minutes’
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  • Cailín Óir Cape Clear Ferry and Cruise Service from Baltimore and Schull, West Cork, Ireland Cape Clear Island is off the coast of West Cork
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  • The Carlton Hotel Kinsale The Carlton Hotel Kinsale is the brightest jewel in the Carlton's Crown and is one of the leading Kinsale Hotels. Set on
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  • Blairscove House Self Catering Sitting on a promontory jutting into Dunmanus Bay, Blairscove House enjoys a stunning waterside location. Around the courtyard of a Georgian
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    • Self Catering
  • Bantry House and Gardens The Bantry Desmesne has been in the White family since the mid 1700′s.  It has always been lived in and has
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    • Heritage
  • De Barra's Restaurant This is a busy spot especially on a Friday morning. Great for a coffee and cake or scone or even a light
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    • Restaurants
  • Pinewood Cottage Pinewood Cottage and Apartment Pinewood Cottage is a traditional stone cottage set near the sea near Bantry, County Cork. It is ideally positioned
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    • Self Catering
  • The West Cork Choral Singers The West Cork Choral Singers is a choir some 45 people strong which performs under the musical direction of Diana
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  • The Bamboo Park Glengarriff The unique exotic garden in one of the most attractive areas of Ireland. Situated in the mild climate of Glengarriff in
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    • Gardens
  • Atlantic Sea Kayaking Kayak Adventures in West CorkOur Kayaking trips are available all year round and we run training courses regularly for sit in and
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  • O’Connor’s Seafood Restaurant O’Connor’s Seafood Restaurant is a famous destination seafood restaurant that is recommended in all of the major food guides including Taste of
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  • Floury Hands Café and Bakery Our food styles incorporate: Breakfast, Brunch, French, Irish, Sandwiches, Seafood, Vegan and Vegetarian. Our Specialities •    Breakfast•    Lunch•    Coffee•    Drinks
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    • Cafés
  • Hollybrook House We are a small family run Bed & Breakfast located in a quiet and sheltered valley to the West of Durrus near Bantry.
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    • Bed And Breakfast
  • Bantry Market Every Friday in the Square, 9:30 AM – 1 PM Organic fruit and veg, food, baking, cheese, fish, meats, olives, eggs, honey, preserves,
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    • Country Markets
  • Sheena Jolley Photography   The Mill House Gallery, Coosheen, Schull, Co. Cork Located just as you enter Schull, turn left on the L4415 by the
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  • Rock Cottage Country House Rock Cottage, Schull, Mizen Head Peninsula, West Cork. A unique one bedroom country cottage set in one of the most beautiful
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    • Self Catering