Some of the events that are happening soon…

What's On Magazine - July 24 - Magazine Cover

What’s On in West Cork - July 2024

Wow, everything has opened up for the peak season and West Cork is thriving again with an influx of visitors to the region.

In the latest edition of What’s On In West Cork we feature some gigs and concerts coming up together with various activities available in the area.

Rural life is exceptionally busy at the moment so take time to visit Barryroe show on 13th July for a host of classes and displays along with children’s entertainment and sports.

A must for anyone interested in agriculture,
OM History Consultant explores ancient West Cork with a mythological twist.

Ann Marie Butler of Wild Garlic in Dunmanway has given us a beautiful but easy recipe for a summer treat Pina Colada Eton Mess, it just exudes the season.

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Volvo Cork Week - pennants, banners and boats oh my!

Get set for the biggest Volvo Cork Week yet

Only four weeks remain until Volvo Cork Week 2024 (15th-19th July), with the Royal Cork Yacht Club in Crosshaven – the world’s oldest yacht club – gearing up to welcome…

Carnival of Science - Ellen Murphy Executive Scientist, Cork City Council with fellow Science lovers the Lord Mayor or and Lady Mayoress and friends

Igniting Curiosity: The Cork Carnival of Science 2024

Save the Date for Cork’s Two-Day STEM Extravaganza -The Cork Carnival of Science is popping up at Fitzgerald Park from 8th – 9th June 2024 Cork Carnival of Science promises…

Couple Dining at Lough Erne Resort

Wine and dine in style with Lough Erne Resort and Ridge Vineyards

Lough Erne Resort will host a unique wine and dinner pairing event with premium wine producers Ridge Vineyards from Napa Valley, California, on 9 June 2024. Guests will be treated…


Ballydehob Jazz Festival Returns May Bank Holiday Weekend

Ballydehob Jazz Festival is a community and volunteer run Music & Art Festival which takes place May Bank holiday weekend, 3rd – 6th May, in Ballydehob Village, West Cork attracting…

UCC Singers pictured at the launch of the Cork International Choral Festival at Cork City Hall.

Experience the Magic of Music at the Cork International Choral Festival 2024

The city of Cork will be alive with music this May bank holiday weekend as the Cork International Choral Festival returns from 1st – 5th May. Organisers are gearing up…

Enibas Unveils Heartfelt Pendant to Support Mater Heart Patients

Tuesday, 2nd April 2024: Schull-based fine jeweller enibas has today launched a new special-edition pendant in support of heart patients in the Mater Public Hospital. This beautiful new piece, designed…

We have a range of articles, news and press releases about things happening around West Cork. Our favourite historian, Michelle O’Mahony, writes regular articles on local, West Cork history, feel free to have a browse and if you like what you read share it with your friends.

Discover West Cork

Every inch of West Cork is filled with it’s own hidden gems, you can click on the images above to see each town, things to do there, places to stay, a range of dining opportunities as well as some of the retail options in these towns.