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Glengarriff Nature Reserve

The setting of Glengarriff Woods Nature Reserve in County Cork is spectacular, with the woods nestled in the sheltered glen opening out into Glengarriff Harbour. Glengarriff Woods Nature Reserve covers some 300ha, with the dominant habitats being old oak woodland … Read More

Jim Dowling Festival 2018 in Glengarriff

Jim Dowling was born in Dolphins Barn in Dublin in 1938 and attended James Street Christian Brothers School and Rathmines School of Commerce. He began his career as a messenger boy in Guinness Brewery at the age of 15, transferred … Read More

Glengarriff Eagles

The first white-tailed sea eagle to fledge in Co Cork in over 125 years has been spotted flying around Garnish Island at Glengarriff in Bantry Bay. Christy Dorgan, a birdwatcher who has written about the species in his latest guide … Read More

Garinish Island

Garinish Island is home to a garden of rare beauty, that garden lovers from all over the world travel to see. It is located in the sheltered harbour of Glengarriff in Bantry Bay in West Cork. The gardens of Ilnacullin … Read More

The Seals at Glengarriff Bay

The Garinish Island Shuttle departs from the Blue Loo harbour on the Corriveillaun peninsula. The harbour is part of a designated Special Area of Conservation (SAC) under the EU Habitats Directive, because of its important for local wildlife. One of … Read More