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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”.
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.

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.  
10 Beautiful Places to Visit in Cork after Lockdown

10 Beautiful Places to Visit in Cork after Lockdown 0

Inspired by the recent trending hashtag #WhenWeTravelAgain we have compiled a list of our

favorite Cork places we'll be visiting after lockdown.  In Ireland we are currently confined to a 2km radius of our homes

which makes us realise all the beautiful locations we are missing just beyond our reach.

Welcoming NACTA to Lee Valley Ireland

Welcoming NACTA to Lee Valley Ireland 0

We had the huge pleasure of welcoming the NACTA group (The North American Celtic Trade Association)
to Lee Valley Ireland last month.
Involved in the sale and promotion of Irish and Celtic products in North America and Canada, as well as the
United States, Ireland and the UK,
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...