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Welcome To Lee Valley- The Stepping Stones

Welcome To Lee Valley- The Stepping Stones 0

Welcome 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.
Welcome to Lee Valley- Johnny Timmy Johnny's Museum

Welcome to Lee Valley- 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.

Down the Lee Valley

Down the Lee Valley 0

Join us on our tour of the Lee Valley in County Cork, Ireland and visit us in the home of Irish Country
Clothing, since 1986. Further to our Blog Series 'Welcome to Lee Valley',
our latest video will take you on a journey to some of our
favorite local locations.  
Welcome to Lee Valley- An Laoi (Gougane Barra)

Welcome to Lee Valley- An Laoi (Gougane Barra) 0

The 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

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.

Famous Fans of Aran

Famous Fans of Aran 0

The Aran Sweater has attracted quite a celebrity following over the years.  From Irish to International stardom, you can see what makes this style of sweater so appealing - it's intricate stitching, traditional style, warm quality, and amazing history.