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 [...]
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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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Barryscourt castle is the 16th century seat of the Barry family.