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Water Slide at West Cork Secret Garden

Secret Garden

Cork is full of great secret locations that only the locals know about, but now the secret is out about West Cork Secret, the excellent activity and garden centre in the west of Cork. This burgeoning new outdoor arena is a great place to spend a day with all the family, or for a fun work retreat. West Cork Secret […]


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Youghal Celebrates History

Youghal continues to be one of the most amazing, historically significant and under appreciated towns in Ireland. Thankfully through the hardwork of a number in the area, this trend of under appreciation is slowly starting to change. From the 24th – 26th of September, there is an excellent opportunity what it is that makes Youghal so special. With its almost […]


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Cork Butter Museum, Shandon Cork

Cork Butter Museum

Located next door to Shandon Bells, we recommend you pop next door and discover why Cork was the biggest butter market in the world in the 18th century. Described in the Financial Times as a ‘Do not miss’, the museum has various exhibits detailing the history of butter in the region and its importance to Cork over the centuries. There is also […]


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Ghost Tours

Ireland has long been famous for both its story tellers and being an an ancient land, there are many great stories to be told. The medieval town of Kinsale with its stories of battles, pirates, lost love and sunken ships is our first ghost tour town. Brian O’Neill offers an exciting crazy Ghost Tour of fun and excitement for all during the […]


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Lakes of Killarney

Lakes of Killarney

Killarney National Park is a unique and special place. Situated in south-west Ireland, close to the most westerly point in Europe, the National Park covers over 25,000 acres (10,000 hectares) of mountain, moorland, woodland, waterways, parks and gardens. The mountainous old red sandstone uplands support large areas of blanket bog, and the remoteness and relative inaccessibility of some of these […]


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Cork Public Museum

Cork Public Museum

Cork Public Museum is housed in a two storey Georgian house commanding a central position in Fitzgerald Park, Cork. Originally built in 1845 by the Beamish family, it eventually housed the Cork International Exhibition of 1902 and 1903. The site of the exhibition was opened as Public Park in 1906. The collections of Cork Public Museum are as rich and […]


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Cork Opentop Bus Tour

Cork open top bus tour: Take an open top bus tour of Cork City. The tour starts at Grand Parade.(City Centre). Hop on and hop off at any stop along the way. Tickets are valid all day, and are available from the driver on the tour bus or the Tourist Office on Grand Parade. Tour Highlights include: St. Finbarr’s Cathedral, St. […]


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The Apple Farm

The Apple Farm

The Apple Farm is located near Cahir in county Tipperary in the south of Ireland. The farm was bought by its current owners in 1968, and between then and now it went from being a mixed farm like so many others at that time, to specialising in fruit.. As well as apples, pears, plums, sweet cherries, strawberries and raspberries are grown. There is also a […]


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Lucky Meadows Equestrian Centre

Lucky Meadows is a full service equestrian centre, located 20 minutes from Cork city near Watergrasshill. Run by Sean Kelly, a professional showjumper with over 30 year’s experience, Lucky Meadows offers private and semi-private horse riding lessons, livery and a horse behavioural clinic. We specialise in private horse riding lessons where riders can get one-to-one attention and instruction and learn […]


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Macroom Buffalo Cheese Farm Fenell Photography 2015

Macroom Buffalo Cheese

Macroom Buffalo has Ireland’s first and only milking herd of Water Buffalo. In October 2010, Farmer Johnny purchased 31 Buffaloes from Italy. He now has a herd of over 150 animals on his 150 acre farm based in Cill na Martra near Macroom in County Cork and the animals are thriving in the Irish environment. They milk over 60 Buffalo, […]


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Donkey Sanctuary Liscarroll

Adopt a Donkey

  Visit and Fall in Love Come and visit the Donkey Sanctuary in Liscarroll outside Mallow and fall in love with the beautiful donkeys that live there! You are invited to explore our walkways and picturesque surroundings while meeting donkeys and mules that were rescued and are now enjoying sanctuary. There is no admission fee and free parking but you […]


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leisure world

Leisure World

Leisure World is a fantastic hub for all your fitness and exercise requirements and the two locations offer two of the best public swimming pools in Cork. This award-winning fitness centre boasts state of the art facilities, a wide variety of classes and activities and a terrific dedicated staff who will help you reach all your physical fitness goals. There […]


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Bealick Mill, 19th Century Mill, Macroom

Erected in the early 19th century, The Bealick Mill located just a short distance from Macroom on the River Larney in County Cork has recently been restored from dereliction and is now a fully functional mill, heritage centre and tourism attraction. The site of Bealick Mill is hugely important in the annals of Irish history. For the mill derives its […]


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Ringfinnan Garden of Remembrance

Kinsale Garden of Remembrance is dedicated to the memory of Fr. Michael Judge, Chaplain in the New York Fire Department and to the 343 brave fire fighters, who so courageously lost their lives in New York on September 11th 2001. The Kinsale Garden of Remembrance was initiated by Kathleen Murphy, a nurse in New York City. She was born in […]


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leisureplex

Leisureplex

Looking for a way to spend a great afternoon with the kids, or a venue for your next work night out? Then look no further than Leisureplex, the fun activity centre in the heart of Cork City. This indoor arena is full to the brim of great games that is sure to keep any crowd happy. Located very conveniently in the centre of […]


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Sheeps Head Pony Trekking

Sheeps Head Pony Trekking

There are few places as beautiful as Bantry West Cork for pony trekking and horse riding. Explore the Wild Atlantic Way on horse back and escape the beaten track with a pony and trap. Horse riding experiences are suitable for beginners to experienced riders looking to improve their skills or just have some fun in the beautiful countryside. Sheeps Head […]


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Family Fun Farm

Leahy’s Open Farm

Leahy’s Open Farm caters for the perfect family day out regardless of  the weather. Facilities include indoor and outdoor play areas, a quad and barrel train, real JCB mini diggers, crazy golf, a large climbing frame, adventure trail and a big ‘drop’ slide. Children will have fun running through the large maze, pedalling indoor and outdoor go-karts and interacting with a […]


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Lismore Castle

Lismore Castle

Lismore is one of the most historic towns in Ireland. The name Lismore comes from two words – Lis meaning Fort and Mor meaning big. It’s meaning is derived from the round hill or great Irish fort to the east of the town. Built on the banks of the Blackwater, the town has been a hub of Irish life since […]


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Gleninchaquin Park

Gleninchaquin Park is an award winning family owned park and working sheep farm providing breath-taking landscapes and scenery in which it is a sheer delight to wander around over streams with log bridges, mountain paths with carved steps, through rock passages, along glens and lakes to higher altitude. Marvel at the view overlooking the lakes, delicate green meadows, a spectacular […]


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Cape Clear

Cape Clear

This is a wild and beautiful island where Irish is still the spoken first language (English is also spoken). Remote it may be (45 minutes from Baltimore or Schull by ferry) but you may leave Cape Clear, but Cape Clear will never leave you. Cape Clear,  Ireland’s southernmost inhabited Gaeltacht (Gaeltacht means Irish speaking area) island is 5Km long by […]


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