Cork County Council has lodged a number of applications with an Bord Pleanála and the Department of Housing, Planning & Local Government for a €10m project which it hopes will turn the country's most south-westerly island into a major tourist attraction.
On the morning of November 28, 1881, the people of Dursey Island, Co Cork, looked out on the Calf Rock to an extraordinary sight. The tower of the lighthouse was gone, swept away in one of the most severe storms of the century. The lighthouse had been constructed in 1866 with its light 136ft high.
AN ENTIRE holiday home complex under the Caha mountains, on 10 waterfronting acres next door to movie maker and writer Neil Jordan’s West Cork hideaway, has come for sale, trading exceptionally well thanks to new management and the boost of the Wild Atlantic Way.
YOU are almost at the end point of Ireland, when you get to Castletownbere and the narrowing and indented sections of the ridiculously scenic Beara Peninsula — so, it’s handy to a have a boat in your back yard to get around in, to explore the coastline, and perhaps do a bit of fishing into the bargain, writes