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Bandon, Co. Cork

Bandon is a town in County Cork, Ireland. It lies on the River Bandon between two hills. The name in Irish means "Bridge of the Bandon", a reference to the origin of the town as a crossing-point on the river. In 2004 Bandon celebrated its quatercentenary. The town is sometimes called the "Gateway to West Cork" and it had a population of 6,640 at the 2011 census.
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Bus to Bandon

  • Bus routes operated by Paradise Coaches:
    • Bandon Town 1
    • Bandon Town 2
    • Bandon Town 3
  • Bus routes operated by Bus ireann:
    • 236:
      • Castletownbere (The Square) - Cork (Bus Station - Parnell Place)
      • Cork (Bus Station - Parnell Place) - Castletownbere (The Square)
    • 237:
      • Goleen (Post Office) - Cork (Bus Station - Parnell Place)
      • Kent Station Cork - Goleen (Lobster Pot Bar)
    • 239:
      • Butlerstown (Old RIC Barracks) - Cork (Bus Station - Parnell Place)
      • Cork (Bus Station - Parnell Place) - Butlerstown (Old RIC Barracks)
    • 252:
      • Cork (Bus Station - Parnell Place) - Kenmare (Main St Darcys Restaurant)
      • Kenmare (Main St Darcys Restaurant) - Cork (Bus Station - Parnell Place)

Things to See and Do in Bandon

West Cork Heritage Centre

Bandon, Co. Cork, Ireland
This is housed in the former Christ Church on North Main Street in Bandon. A unique exhibition in which visitors are transported through time to experience Bandon town as it was in times past. Jun-Oct

Hotels in Bandon

Munster Arms Hotel Munster Arms Hotel

Oliver Plunkett Street, Bandon, Co. Cork
Situated on the ‘Gateway to West Cork’, the Munster Arms Hotel offers a bar and a restaurant. With free Wi-Fi throughout, the property is situated in the historic town of Bandon.


Courtmacsherry, Bandon, County Cork, Ireland
This friendly, family run hotel was formerly the residence of the Earl of Shannon. It is situated on 10 acres of gardens andwoodland overlooking Courtmacsherry Bay with there own horse riding stables. Ideally located in the scenic area of the Seven &...

Bed and Breakfasts (B&Bs) in Bandon

Glebe Country House Glebe Country House

Ballinadee, Kinsale, Co. Cork
A 15-minute drive from the County Cork town of Kinsale, Glebe Country House offers elegant rooms and a full breakfast menu. Guest rooms have garden views and free parking.

Restaurants in Bandon

Broleys Restaurant Broleys Restaurant

35 Main Street South Bandon, Bandon, Co. Cork

Cappuccino (Bandon)

Market Square, Bandon, Co. Cork

Golden Pheasent

Courtmacsherry Village, Bandon, Co. Cork

Jakes Cakes, Restaurant & Bakery Jakes Cakes, Restaurant & Bakery

Bandon Shopping Centre, Bandon, Co. Cork

Munster Arms Hotel Bar and Restaurant Munster Arms Hotel Bar and Restaurant

Oliver Plunkett St, Bandon, Co. Cork

Padraigins Pizza Padraigins Pizza

St. Patricks Quay, Bandon, Co. Cork
Padraigins Gourmet Pizza is a family owned restaurant in the West Cork town of Bandon. It was set up and run by local resident to the area Patricia Crowley. The restaurant is located on St. Patricks Quay overlooking the Bridewell river. It has been o

Prego 2 Prego 2

Bandon, Co. Cork

Taste of India Taste of India

New Rd Bandon, Bandon, Co. Cork

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Pubs & Nightlife

Bandon Pubs and Nightlife: An essential part of Ireland's social life and a must for every visitor.

Map of Bandon