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National Heritage Week 2021 – looking back to the Irish ‘Crannóg’

National Heritage Week 2021 – looking back to the Irish ‘Crannóg’ 0

Only a five-minute drive from our manufacturing facility here in Inchigeela, West Cork, you will find ‘Mehigan’s Island’ 
in the Loch Allua lake, one of only four discovered crannógs, in Co Cork.  (Pronounced: kron oog)
‘Crannóg’ is derived from the Irish words crann “tree” and óg “young”.
Welcome to Inchigeela, West Cork - Johnny Timmy Johnny's Museum

Welcome to Inchigeela, West Cork - Johnny Timmy Johnny's Museum 0

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 West Cork -St. Finbarrs Oratory (Gougane Barra)

Welcome to West Cork -St. Finbarrs Oratory (Gougane Barra) 0

St. 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...