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The Courtyard


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The Courtyard Kilshanig, located in County Cork, Ireland, offers a range of fascinating attractions and activities that are sure to captivate visitors. Whether you’re interested in exploring natural landscapes, immersing yourself in history and culture, or indulging in delicious local cuisine, The Courtyard has something for everyone. Here are some highlights of what you can expect to find in and around The Courtyard

Crawford Art Gallery cork

The Crawford Art Gallery is a National Cultural Institution dedicated to the visual arts, both historic and contemporary. The collection comprises over 3,000 works, ranging from eighteenth-century Irish and European paintings and sculptures to contemporary video installations. At the heart of the collection is a set of Greek and Roman sculpture casts, brought to Cork in 1818 from the Vatican Museum in Rome.

Cork City Goal

Cork is a city with a rich historical and archaeological heritage, much of which is still evident today. One notable part of this heritage is Cork City Gaol, a castle-like building that once housed 19th-century prisoners. Visitors can take a trip back in time and wander through the wings of the Gaol, accompanied by the echoes of inmates’ shuffling feet and the jingle of the warders’ keys.

Saint Finbarre’s Cathedral

Is a striking example of Gothic Revival architecture situated in Cork, Ireland. It is dedicated to Finbarr of Cork, the city’s patron saint. Construction of the cathedral commenced in 1865 and concluded in 1879. Designed by architect William Burges, it showcases intricate stonework, vibrant mosaics, and stunning stained glass windows.

Jameson Distillery Midleton

Whiskey enthusiasts won’t want to miss a visit to the Jameson Distillery in Midleton, a short drive from Farmoy. Take a guided tour to learn about the whiskey-making process, enjoy tastings, and explore the impressive facilities. Discover the fascinating history of Irish whiskey and appreciate the craftsmanship behind this world-renowned spirit.

The Glucksman Gallery UCC

The Glucksman Gallery is a contemporary art gallery at University College Cork in Ireland. Designed by O’Donnell + Tuomey, it opened in 2004 and has since become a hub for showcasing contemporary art and fostering cultural exchange. The gallery features innovative exhibitions, educational programs, and events that engage diverse audiences and contribute to the vibrant arts scene in Cork.


The River Blackwater, which runs through Fermoy, is renowned for its excellent fishing opportunities. Anglers can try their luck fishing for salmon, trout, and coarse fish.

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