If you wanted to create a round of golf containing the 18 best holes in Co. Cork, what would be on your list? There are the obvious courses and holes which everyone would include, namely holes from Old Head, Fota Island, and Cork, but what about the less high-profile courses?
Tue, 27 Mar, 2018
What better way to wake up than knowing you have a big breakfast waiting and you’ve got all the time in the world to get there. Ireland has hundreds of hotels — from five-star luxury to everyday comfort — and when it comes to golf you’ll never have to look too far for somewhere to rest your head.
Tue, 23 Aug, 2016
It drives spin-off business in Kinsale to the tune of around €10m every year. Little wonder the reopening yesterday of the acclaimed Old Head golf links for 2016 has the town smiling. It isn’t just a boon for golfers, writes
Fri, 15 Apr, 2016
OR a superb outdoor experience, salted with a bit of history, none will serve better on this Bank Holiday Monday than a coastal walk from picturesque Courtmacsherry village to Coolbawn (aka Blind Strand) on the Seven Heads.
Mon, 04 May, 2015
YOU could take a sledgehammer to this Kinsale cottage — the former labourer’s cottage is on a site so good it merits going for planning for a replacement dwelling, larger, and on a different portion of the site to get sea views.
Sat, 13 Mar, 2010
THE full moon was glorious last week, and tides were very high, forcing the birds of the estuary to roost high up on the shore. There was a feast of forms and feathers for my friend, a birdwatcher, who arrived from London, to differentiate and name.
Mon, 01 Oct, 2007