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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”.
Gougane Barra Hotel – wins ‘Best Hotel Cookbook in the World’

Gougane Barra Hotel – wins ‘Best Hotel Cookbook in the World’ 0

Gougane Barra Hotel – wins ‘Best Hotel Cookbook in the World’ All proceeds from the eBook and 10% of proceeds from the printed book are kindly being donated to Irish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (ISPCC).

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.

How to care for your Irish tweed

How to care for your Irish tweed 0

Our Lee Valley Ireland tweed vests and gilets are made from 100% woolen tweed, and lined with 100% calico. Our array of tweed caps from master tweed craftsmen here in Ireland are made from 100% woolen tweed with inner quilted lining.  Read on to discover more about how to care for your Irish Tweed pieces.
Lee Valley Ireland welcomes the Daniel Corkery Summer School

Lee Valley Ireland welcomes the Daniel Corkery Summer School 0

 It was our pleasure to host Wyndham Tsai in the Lee Valley Ireland hospitality centre last night. 

Dublin based cellist Wyndham Tsai performed on behalf of the Daniel Corkery Summer School, an annual event organised by Joe Creedon here in Inchigeelagh, West Cork. Big thank you to Joe Creedon, owner of Creedons Hotel, for organising this wonderful yearly international gathering.