Welcome to Lee Valley-St. Finbarrs Oratory (Gougane Barra) 0St. Finbarrs Oratory (Gougane Barra) The latest edition of our 'Welcome to Lee Valley' series brings us to St. Finbarr's Oratory, probably the smallest church in Ireland and easily in the most beautiful location on the edge of Gougane Barra forest park. St Finbarr St. Finbarr (the patron saint of Cork) founded his most...
Welcome to Lee Valley- An Laoi (Gougane Barra) 0The fourth part of our 'Welcome to Lee Valley' series is based in 'An Laoi'. This is the source of the River Lee, in the hills above the forest of Gougane Barra. A beautiful area full of lush greenery tucked away on the edge of the Shehy mountains, Gougane Barra and 'An Laoi' mark the beginning of the Lee Valley...
Welcome to Lee Valley-The Gearagh 0
The third part of our 'Welcome to Lee Valley' series is based in 'The Gearagh', which is a submerged glacial plain and nature reserve based in the Upper Lee Valley..
This wonderful area is the only ancient post glacial alluvial forest in Western Europe. The Gearagh gets it's name for 'An Gaoire' the wooden river.
Welcome to Lee Valley- Johnny Timmy Johnny's Museum 1
The second part of our 'Welcome To Lee Valley' series, brings us to our local museum 'Johnny Timmy Johnny's'...
The museum is located in Inchigeela village, Cork, Ireland and revives memories of times past for people visiting the area.
Welcome To Lee Valley- The Stepping Stones 0Welcome to Lee Valley! This is the first part of a series of blog posts featuring our locality 'The Lee Valley' here in West Cork, Ireland. The Lee Valley is a broad and beautiful area situated in the heart of Cork. It extends from the Derrynasaggart Mountains on the Cork/Kerry border to Cork Harbour.
Titanic the one and only voyage 0Every April brings a spike of interest in the Titanic. The anniversary of its demise is April 15th. With a local Cork town, Cobh, being the last port of call on its maiden voyage, the topic is always of interest..