The Butter Museum describes the important Butter Exchange in nineteenth-century Cork, the traditional craft of home butter making and the modern success of the Kerrygold brand.
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Charles Fort is one of the finest surviving examples of a 17th Century star-shaped fort, and much of the construction that began in 1678 exists today. The fort overlooks the Old Read more [...]
Blarney Castle is now a partial ruin with some accessible rooms and battlements. At the top of the castle lies the Stone of Eloquence, better known as the Blarney Stone, 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 [...]
Cork Public Museum is located in a mid-19th century building within Fitzgerald Park in the Mardyke area of the city. The museum’s exhibits focus mainly on the history and archaeology 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 [...]
The Cork Vision Centre offers visitors an opportunity to appreciate an art gallery but also learn about conservation in art.
Desmond Castle is actually a tower house located in the town of Kinsale, Cork. The castle was originally built as a Customs House in the early 1500s. In 1641 it Read more [...]
The Glucksman Gallery is an art gallery in University College Cork (UCC) and was named ‘Best Public Building in Ireland’ by the Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland in 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 [...]
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 [...]
Barryscourt castle is the 16th century seat of the Barry family.