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 [...]
Nearest History & Heritage Cork
Our History and Heritage category brings all Coast Radar’s Cork listings related to looking for something to do or a place to visit together where they offer some form of historic or heritage based activity.
Finding the best things to see and do on a Cork day out with your family or friends is easy – simply explore the historic and heritage links below, hit the jump to my location button or use the search bar to plan your next Cork activity.
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 [...]
Bantry House and Garden is situated on the Wild Atlantic Way overlooking Bantry Bay. The hoiuse has been home to the White family since 1739 and was first opened to 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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
Barryscourt castle is the 16th century seat of the Barry family.
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 [...]
St. Anne’s Church is one of the oldest churches in the city built in 1722. Enjoy the experience of ringing the world famous Shandon Bells from the first floor. View the Read more [...]