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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.

How We're Social Distancing in the Lee Valley

How We're Social Distancing in the Lee Valley 0

As we come to the end of our second week of the Covid 19 Lockdown here in Ireland, we are getting used to life confined to our homes.
Like many others all over the world, we are doing our best to stay connected and stay busy while keeping apart.
With that in mind, we would like to share how we're social distancing in the
Lee Valley with some positive, interesting and entertaining activities, and
perhaps give you a few ideas of your own..
St Patricks Day Traditions

St Patricks Day Traditions 0

As St Patricks Day 2020 is almost upon us, we give you a rundown of our most celebrated Patricks Day Traditions

on our National Holiday.  So put on your Grandfather Shirt, wear your Tweed

Flat Cap and grab your Shillelagh

 Here's our Top St Patricks Day Traditions:

Welcome to Lee Valley-St. Finbarrs Oratory (Gougane Barra)

Welcome to Lee Valley-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...
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 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.