Well, normal service was certainly restored after last year’s scorching anomaly and so when we park up by Long Strand — a pit stop on our way home from much further west where the default setting has been monsoon — a hefty ‘breeze’ may have the surf roiling and boiling but it’s also strong enough to send clouds scudding across the sky, allowing a feisty late-afternoon sun to radiate down a rare transfusion of Vitamin D.
Thu, 29 Aug, 2019
Sat, 19 Dec, 2015
The Co Cork coastline may not have been as ravaged by the recent storms as their counterparts in Kerry and Clare, but damage was still done and repairs are required, writes Noel Baker as our three-part series on how the the storms changed Ireland continues.
Tue, 25 Feb, 2014
FINISHED only in the last few months, a coastal bungalow built by an architect has been designed to hide its relative bulk under not one, two but three stepped sections, with a few bedrooms tucked away out the back as well for good measure.
Sat, 26 May, 2007
ROSCARBERY is a bit of a hot spot at the moment - in property terms at least. Houses for sale in this coastal, West Cork area have consistently made big money, and reaching the guide price should be no problem for two properties which are for sale in the area.
Sat, 21 May, 2005
A WEST Cork bungalow at Dundeady, on the approach road to the Galley Head lighthouse, has a west-facing vista over pounding surf on Long Strand to Rosscarbery Bay, with other visual highlights being Castlefreke castle (now being renovated by the Freke family) Glandore bay and points further west, with the Fastnet a distant sentinel.
Sat, 27 Nov, 2004