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Distillery Walk, Midleton, Co Cork, Ireland
A tour of The Old Midleton Distillery is a journey through the story of Irish whiskey via an audio-visual presentation which is available in six languages. Follow the old distillery trail through mills, maltings, corn stores, stillhouse, warehouses and ki
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Kilnamartyra, Macroom, Co Cork, Ireland
Located in the village of Kilnamartyra, off the Cork/Killarney road, Prince August is Ireland's only toy soldier factory. The shop at Prince August displays the largest ever produced range of miniatures based on JR Tolkiens classic books.
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Carrigtwohill, Co. Cork, Ireland
Seat of the Barry Family from the 12th to the 17th Century, this castle is a fine example of a 15th Century tower house with 16th Century alterations and additions. The bawn wall with three corner towers is largely intact. The ground floor now houses an e
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Castletownshend, Co. Cork, Ireland
Situated near Castletownshend, this is a circular fort, repaired before 1860 with a stone wall 95 feet in diameter. It is entered at the north east through a narrow entrance with a small sentry chamber on the right.
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Cork St., Kinsale, Co. Cork, Ireland
Built as a custom house by the Earl of Desmond c. AD 1500, Desmond Castle has a colourful history, ranging from Spanish occupation in 1601 to use as a prison for captured American sailors during the American War of Independence. Known locally as 'The Fren
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Kealkil, Co. Cork, Ireland
Situated near Bantry in West Cork, the circle consists of 5 stones forming a minature stone circle, 2 standing stones and the remains of another circle with small stones.
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Lisselan Estate, Clonakilty, Co Cork, Ireland
Lisselan Estate Gardens, designed in the Robinsonian style, take advantage of the natural features and contours provided by the valley and the Argideen river flowing through it. 12ha of gardens and woodlands contain many spectacular features such ...
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Co. Cork, Ireland
Located in East Cork, this is one of the few surviving aspects of the old monastic foundation at Cloyne.The tower was struck by lightening in 1748 and the original conical roof was destroyed.
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Tourist Information Centre, Market Square, Youghal, Co Cork, Ireland
Youghal, where the past meets the present at the mouth of the River Blackwater. It is one of the best examples of a Norman walled port in Ireland today, combined with a modern seaside resort. Youghal Visitor Centre offers a unique starting point f...
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Regional Park, Ballincollig, Co. Cork, Ireland
These mills in County Cork were established in 1794 by Charles Henry Leslie. The army barracks was built in 1805 in the town to protect the supply of gunpowder. Now the 134 acre site is a public park.
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High Road, Cobh, Co Cork, Ireland
Cobh Museum is housed in former Scots Presbyterian Church on the main road into Cobh from Cork. Its many exhibits relate to Cobh's long maritime history. Artefacts include grim reminders of the Lusitania disaster, model boats and ships, and mementos of a
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Grand Parade, Cork City, Co. Cork, Ireland
Sited at the junction of the South Mall and Grand Parade in Cork city, this imposing structure was built in 1906 to commerate uprisings against the British in 1867 and 1798. Close by is the War Memorial, reminding us of the dead of the two World Wars.
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Old Gasworks Building, Upper Bridge Street, Skibbereen, Co Cork, Ireland
Skibbereen Heritage Centre, located in the beautifully restored Old Gasworks building features two main exhibitions.The Great Famine Exhibition commemorates this period of Irish history using the latest in multimedia technology. Skibbereen was...
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Summer Cove, Kinsale, Co. Cork, Ireland
Constructed in the late 17th century on the site of an earlier coastal fortification, Charles Fort is a classic example of a star-shaped fort. William Robinson, architect of the Royal Hospital in Kilmainham, Dublin, and Superintendent of Fortifications, i
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