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

Fota Arboretum & Gardens - Fota Island County Cork Ireland
Fota House, Arboretum & Gardens
Cobh, Co. Cork
These pleasure grounds, set in a 780 acre estate on Fota Island, are proof of the T and M principle in gardening. Time and money can achieve wonderful results, and the Smith-Barry family had both. In 1820, John Smith-Barry had father and son Rich ...

Golf

Fota Island Golf Clubhouse
Fota Island Golf Club
Cobh, Co. Cork
Course Type: Parkland
Fota Island Golf Club is located a few minutes drive from Cork City, Ireland's second city. It lies in the heart of a 780 acre estate which is included in "The Inventory of Outstanding Landscapes in Ireland". The splendid woodlands are ...

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 ...

What's On

Cornmarket Street Market - Cork City - Saturday Mornings
Cornmarket Street Market - Cork City

Saturday 9-3pm

Contact: Caroline Robinson - 021 733 0178

carolinerobinson@eircom.net

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 ...

Wedding Venues

Hayfield Manor - Wedding Venue Cork City Ireland
Hayfield Manor Hotel
Cork City, Co. Cork
Cork’s premier hotel is a luxurious latterday manor house set in two acres of mature trees and gardens near the university, in the south west of the city. Although relatively new, it has the feeling of a large period country house - albeit ...
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