The Youghal Heritage Centre is in the old Market House, overlooking Youghal quay and jetty. The centre exhibits artefacts, images and models, illustrating the history of Youghal, the historic figures Read more [...]
Heading to Cork and looking for something to do or a place to visit. Coast Radar is not just a list of beaches but we bring you the whole Cork coast including castles, lighthouses, piers, museums, beautiful gardens, seaside towns, National Trust and other heritage properties.
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The first lighthouse was built in 1202 on the cliffs to the west side of the harbour. This beacon was discontinued in about 1542. The current granite lighthouse was designed Read more [...]
The West Cork Model Railway Village is taking you back to the 1940’s. You will see a miniature of the old West Cork railway line serving the towns with the handmade Read more [...]
Timoleague abbey was founded by the franciscan order in 1240 AD and built on the site of a monastic settlement founded by Saint Molaga in the 6th century. The abbey was Read more [...]
Sheep’s Head, also known as Muntervary, is the headland at the end of the Sheep’s Head peninsula situated between Bantry Bay and Dunmanus Bay in County Cork. The peninsula is Read more [...]
Sherkin Island is 3 miles (4.8 kilometres) long by 1.5 miles (2.4 kilometres) wide. The island includes 3 beaches, Silver Strand (Green Coast Award), Cow Strand and Trabawn. You also Read more [...]
The Queenstown Story is a self-guided tour relaying the tales of Emigration to North America, transportation of Convicts to Australia, the story of the Irish slaves in the West Indies and, Read more [...]
Detached red brick house completed in 1703 and is a rare and fine example of early eighteenth century urban architecture to remain in its original form. The house was designed Read more [...]
Garinish Island (island of Ilnacullin) extends to 15 hectares (37 acres) and is renowned for its gardens which flourish in the mild humid micro-climate of Glengarriff harbour assisted by a Read more [...]
Ballincollig Royal Gunpowder Mills were originally opened in 1794 as a private enterprise, before being taken over by the British Government during the Napoleonic Wars as one of three Royal Read more [...]