For the suburb in Adelaide, Australia, see Glandore, South Australia.
Glandore is the name of both a harbour and village in County Cork, Ireland. Glandore is located about an hour's drive west of Cork city.
The village has several pubs, with traditional music. It is a very popular holiday destination for Irish holiday makers in particular. Famous homeowners include Margaret Jay, former leader of the House of Lords, and Tony O'Reilly. The Church of Ireland which is being restored is located at the entrance of The Rectory originally a private home and then home of the Rectory but now a popular wedding venue. The Rectory along with Bearna Donn & Stone Wall were built in the 19th Century by the Allen Family. The village yacht club's official headquarters is next to the Glandore Inn.
The Irish Coast Guard has a unit based in Glandore at the "Rocket House" at the western end of the village.
The annual regatta takes place the third weekend of August.Sailing is the main attraction to the village however rowing and swimming are also a part of the community. In former years there used also be Irish dancing competitions in the village square. The Lar Casey Cup is awarded to the winning Dragon class yacht.
Every 2 years the Glandore Classic Boat Regatta is held during the second week of July.
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The Square, Glandore, Co. Cork