Category Archives: West Cork

Recipe for success: Kinsale to feature on Canadian Gourmet TV Show

Tweet Images of the south west coast of Ireland are set to feature on Canadian TV this year. Particularly images of Kinsale and Cork will be seen on 1.5 million Canadians. This is due to one of Canada’s most successful … Continue reading

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Failte Ireland announce Westport and Kinsale as Ireland’s leading tourism towns

Tweet The towns of Westport in County Mayo and Kinsale in West Cork have been crowned the 2014 National Large Tourism Town and National Small Tourism Town at the recent Failte Ireland Tourism  Towns Awards. The two towns were chosen … Continue reading

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Kenmare Choral Festival

Tweet For those planning a vacation in Ireland and the south west of the country, Kenmare town which is situated in County Kerry is well worth a visit. Not only does the town act as a gateway to the spectacular … Continue reading

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A culinary paradise awaits at the Kinsale Gourmet Festival

The Kinsale Gourmet Festival returns for its 38th year to showcase all of the culinary delights that Kinsale has to offer between the 10th and 12th October 2014. Continue reading

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The Annual Cape Clear Storytelling Festival

Tweet Situated off the South West coast of Ireland, Cape Clear Island is Ireland’s southernmost inhabited island, located just 8 miles off the coast of Baltimore in West Cork.  Now in its 20th year, the annual Storytelling Festival takes places … Continue reading

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Fancy A Taste of West Cork?

A Taste of West Cork showcases the considerable food producing community in West Cork and takes place in Skibbereen between the 5th and 14 September. Continue reading

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West Cork Masters of Tradition Music Festival

Tweet One of West Cork’s finest festivals is set to take place in Bantry town, celebrating traditional music in its purest form. Throwing open its doors to some of the very best musicians in the land, this unique music festival … Continue reading

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Escape to the rare beauty of Garnish Island in West Cork

Tweet While on an Ireland vacation in West Cork, you may be surprised to discover a hidden and quite unexpected gem… Garnish Island. The island is home to a garden of unique beauty, so much so, that garden lovers from all over the … Continue reading

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Tourism study reveals visitor views of Irish vacation hotspots

During 2013, Fáilte Ireland sought the views of tourists and visitors to Ireland as a way of gaining some insight into their perspective of the country and its regional destinations. Continue reading

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Baltimore Wooden Boat Festival

Tweet The fishing village of Baltimore, situated in West Cork, Ireland is the place to be this May. From the 23rd until the 25th May, the Baltimore Wooden Boat Festival takes place in this picturesque village. Ideal for those whilst … Continue reading

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