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Ballingeary
From Coolea the road bobs and weaves its way to Ré na nDoirí (Renanaree) and Cill na Martra (Kilnamartyra) nesting amidst rugged mountain scenery and where tree-clad hills dip down towards tranquil va...

Ballymakeera and Ballyvourney
"Where Mountainy Men Hath Sown..." On the main road to Killarney the twin Gaeltacht villages of Baile Mhic Íre (Ballymackeera) and Baile Bhuirne (Ballyvourney) are set amidst very beautiful ...

Fastnet Rock... Warning Lights
Out from Cape Clear and standing defiantly in this great sea is The Fastnet Rock (An Charraig Aonair) with its lighthouse flashing a warning light, at five second intervals, to passing ships. The Fast...

Gougane Barra
"There is a green isle in lone Gugán Barra (Gougane Barra)... Where Allua of Songs rushes forth like an arrow...".
The moody mountain lake of Gougane Barra is the source of the River Lee in this...

The Island of Cape Clear
The Gaeltacht Island of Oileán Chléire (Cape Clear) defies the Atlantic Ocean, near Roaringwater Bay, off the tip of South-West Cork. An eight-mile ferryboat trip from Dún na Séad (Baltimore) past She...