• Fermoy

    An army town dating mainly from the mid-19th century, Fermoy was a major crossroads on the Dublin–Cork road (N8).... Read More
  • Skibbereen

    Skibbereen is the main market town in this neck of southwest Cork. The Saturday country market and the plethora... Read More
  • Cork City

    Cork City received its first charter in 1185 from Prince John of Norman England, and it takes its name from the... Read More
  • Cork Harbour

    Cork City's nearby harbor district has seen plenty of history. Cork Harbour's draws include Fota Island—with an... Read More
  • Clonakilty and Environs

    Clonakilty is a small market town to the west of Kinsale on a scenic, largely coastal road that passes through... Read More
  • Castletownshend

    Castletownshend has an unusual number of large, stone houses, most of them dating from the mid-18th century, when... Read More
  • Midleton

    Midleton is famous for its school, Midleton College, founded in 1696, and its distillery, founded in 1825 and modernized... Read More
  • Glengarriff

    One of the jewels of Bantry Bay is Glengarriff, the "rugged glen" much loved by the writers William Thackeray... Read More
  • Bantry

    The town of Bantry is at the head of Bantry Bay, between the Sheep's Head Peninsula to the southwest and the Beara... Read More
  • Blarney

    "On Galway sands they kiss your hands, they kiss your lips at Carney, but by the Lee they drink strong tea, and... Read More
  • Kinsale

    Foodies flock to Kinsale, a picturesque port that pioneered the Irish small-town tradition of fine dining in unbelievably... Read More
  • Shanagarry

    There are three reasons to come to Shanagarry, a farming village known chiefly for its Quaker connections: Ballymaloe... Read More