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Rebel Tour hits Glengarriff

Rebel Tour hits Glengarriff

The An Post Rebel Tour of Cork returns to Glengarriff for the 5th year on the 10th of September 2016. Starting from the Eccles Hotel in Glengarriff, cyclists will pedal their way along some of the most breathtaking scenery in the Beara Peninsula. There are multiple distances from which to choose…

Wedding Showcase at Eccles Hotel

Wedding Showcase at Eccles Hotel

The Eccles Hotel has recently come under new management and to celebrate this, The Eccles Hotel is set to re-establish its tradition as West Cork’s premier wedding venue. The Eccles Hotel is hosting a Wedding showcase weekend on Saturday & Sunday September 17th and 18th from 1 to 5pm each…

Dorothy Scott visits Garnish Island

Dorothy Scott visits Garnish Island

Back in August of this year, Dorothy Scott visited Glengarriff. Dorothy is from the beautiful town of Forres in Scotland and is well acquainted with Glengarriff. She is a niece to Murdo McKenzie the long time head gardener on Garinish Island and a frequent visitor to the island for all…

Breakthrough year for Darragh McElhinney

Breakthrough year for Darragh McElhinney

It’s been an amazing year for young Darragh McElhinney from Glengarriff. A brilliant athlete, he had a real break-through last twelve months which culminated in being invited to the Rio 2016 training camp of Irish Modern Pentathlon athlete Arthur Lanigan O’Keefe in Uberlandia in Brazil. It was a fantastic experience…

New era for The Eccles Hotel

New era for The Eccles Hotel

The Glengarriff Eccles Hotel has recently come under new management. Back in July it passed from the Hanratty family who had owned and operated it for 15 years to the new owners, Ray Byrne of the well known Wineport Lodge and Eoin Doyle of Brook Lodge Hotel, one of the…

Eddie The Eagle makes the RTE News

Eddie The Eagle makes the RTE News

Coverage by RTE of Eddie the Eagle, the first white tailed sea eagle to fledge in Co Cork in 125 years. Eddie is one of six sea eagle chicks to be born this year, a record number since the re-introduction programme began in 2007, and can be spotted flying around…