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Carrigaline, Co. Cork

Carrigaline (Carraig Uí Leighin in Irish meaning "rock of Lyons") is a single-street village (or sráidbhaile) on the Owenabue river in County Cork, Ireland. It is located about 12km from Cork City which can be reached by car in 25 minutes. Carrigaline derives its name from Carraig Uí Leighin, a nearby out crop of rock.

Currabinny Forest Trail is just a short distance east of Carrigaline and represents one of many scenic walks in Carrigaline and its environs. Golf and tennis are also available locally.

Gardens

Ballymaloe Cookery School Gardens - Old Victorian Garden
Ballymaloe Cookery School Gardens
Shanagarry, Co. Cork
The gardens at Ballymaloe are delicious - traditional with an original twist, just like Darina Allen’s recipes. The first garden was made in the 1980s and, inspired by a the great French garden at Villandry, is laid out with a parterre of f ...
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Golf

The 4th Hole
Old Head of Kinsale Golf Club
Kinsale, Co. Cork
Course Type: Links
Since its official opening on June 1st 1997, the Old Head Golf Links has become one of the most talked-of courses in world golf.  It is built on a 220-acre diamond of land, jutting out over two miles into the Atlantic Ocean. The promontory i ...
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Self Catering

Selfcatering
Farran House
Farran, Co. Cork
Set in 12 acres of mature beech woodland and rhododendron gardens in the rolling hills of the Lee Valley, Patricia Wiese and John Kehely's impressive house was built in the mid-18th century, although its present elegant Italianate style only date ...
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What's On

Ballincollig Farmers Market - County Cork - Wednesdays
Ballincollig Farmers Market

Village Shopping Centre, opposite Dunnes Stores on the Main Street, Ballincollig, County Cork.

Wednesday, 10am - 2.30pm

Contact: Joann ...
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Tourist Attractions

Desmond Castle - Kinsale County Cork Ireland
Desmond Castle
Kinsale, Co. Cork
Desmond Castle was built by the Earl of Desmond c. 1500 as a Customs House and was used for this purpose until 1641 when it was converted into a naval prison, following the construction of a new Customs House. The prisoners kept in the Castle wer ...
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Wedding Venues

Ballyvolane House - Wedding Venue in Fermoy County Cork Ireland
Ballyvolane House
Fermoy, Co. Cork
The Green family’s gracious mansion is surrounded by its own farmland, magnificent wooded grounds, a trout lake and formal terraced gardens, all carefully managed and maintained. The Italianate style of the present house - including a pilla ...
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