West Cork, Ireland

in Ireland, is a place of spectacular scenery, mountains, valleys, rugged coastline, golden beaches, beautiful islands and the friendliest people in the world

WEST CORK is situated on the south-west coast of Ireland between Kinsale and Ardgroom,  in the largest county in Irelandboat.jpg (22087 bytes)


Welcome to
' West Cork, the guide'

In this website, discover beautiful West Cork, pick up tips on the best places to visit, get a glimpse of the scenic landscape there to explore, the birdlife, wildlife and flora, walking routes, historical and archaelogical sites.

Every month we will highlight many different areas of interest !!

FAMOUS WEST CORK SURNAMES                   

West Cork is the ancestral home of many distinguished Irish family names including McCARTHY, O'DONOVAN, O'DRISCOLL, O'LEARY, O'MAHONY and O'SULLIVAN.

Other well known family surnames with roots in WEST CORK include Bohane, Cadogan, Cahalane, Calnan, Caverly, Coakley, Collins, Connolly, Cotter, Cottom, Coughlan, Crowley, Daly, Deasy, Hegarty, Hodnett, Holland, Houlihan, Hourihane, Hurley, Jennings, Keohane, Kingston, Leonard, Levis, Minihane, Murphy, O'Callaghan, O'Keeffe, O'Regan, Ronan, Roycroft, Salter, Shanahan, Sheehan, Sheehy, Swanton, Sweetnam, Townshend, Walsh, Whelton, Whooley and many more.


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This is the most colourful book ever on West Cork and includes all the photographs and information found on this website and much much more.

Photographs and Text by:
John J. Earley MSc.

Size: A5 (148 x 210 mm) 64 glossy pages (200g/sm) contains over 200 photographs all in splendid colour. Glossy cover with foldout colour map over two pages.

IR£9.00 inc. P&P

ST£10.00 inc. P&P
US$14 inc. P&P

How to Order - Click here!

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Website Design: C. Nidecker 1999