Category archives: Cork

Mizen Head

Mizen Head
Visiting Mizen Head is a wonderful day-trip. The peninsula is probably most well known as being the most southerly point in Ireland. Indeed, the famed Malin (most northerly point) to Mizen roadtrip is a regular fundraising activity for charities across the country. In most cases people cycle the route but...

Dursey Island Loop

Dursey Island Loop
I’ve been writing a lot about islands lately. My most recent post was all about Garinish Island. Before that I wrote a detailed guide to Skellig Michael. Now, Dursey Island completes the trio. Dursey holds its own in such illustrious company. The Dursey Island Loop is a 14km waymarked trail...

Garinish Island

Garinish Island
Garinish Island (also known as Ilnacullin) is a 37 acre garden island located in Bantry Bay off the coast of Cork in the south west of Ireland. I never knew garden islands existed before visiting Garinish in September 2021. It's pretty much exactly what it says on the tin, an...