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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…

Eddie the Eagle takes flight!

Eddie the Eagle takes flight!

Good news from Glengarriff as the white tailed eagle chick fledges. He makes history by being the first wild-born eagle in Co Cork to fly in well over 125 years. It’s been a long wait, not just for Co Cork, but for the pair themselves: the first nest was built…

Glengarriff Arts Group Exhibition

Glengarriff Arts Group Exhibition

The Glengarriff Arts Group will hold an exhibition of paintings and artworks by local artists from July 30th to August 14th 2016 in the Community Hall in Glengarriff. The show will run from 10am to 6pm every day and admission is free. So why not get along and see some…