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Bantry House

N71, Bantry, Co. Cork

+353 (0)27 50047

http://www.bantryhouse.com/

Bantry House is not only one of the finest historic houses in Ireland but it also commands one of the best views overlooking Bantry Bay in West Cork. It has been open to the public since 1946, the first to be so in the country and possibly also in the British Isles. The house is still owned and lived in by Egerton Shelswell-White, who is a direct descendant of Richard White (1, Earl of Bantry), and his family.

The Maritime Hotel

The Quay, Bantry, Co. Cork

+353 (0)27 54700

http://www.themaritime.ie/

The stylish Maritime Hotel is set on Bantry Bay amid the three rugged peninsulas of Mizen Head, Sheep’s Head and Beara.

Have a wonderful meal in The Maritime Bar or The Ocean Restaurant, unwind in Club Maritime Leisure Centre, indulge in treatment in one of our YouTime Spa Treatment rooms, or take a dip in our 19 metre swimming pool.

St. Brendan’s Hall

St Brendan's School, Wolfe Tone Square, Bantry, Co. Cork

+353 (0)27 54700

http://www.stbrendansns.ie/

St. Brendan's National School was given its present name in October 1999. Until then the school was known as Bantry No. 3 N.S. On the 3rd of October 1999 The Right Reverend W. Paul Colton, the Church of Ireland Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, rededicated the Parish Church in Bantry to St. Brendan the Navigator. The school was renamed on the same day and took the name of the Saint as its own. Much better that No. 3 I'm sure you'll agree! The school itself was built in 1853 at the expense of Richard White, Earl of Bantry. It opened as a school on 29th January 1855 and opened as a National School on 1st May 1871. The Parochial Hall was added in 1938. The school was a one-teacher school for many years, until the construction of the Gulf Oil Terminal on Whiddy Island, in Bantry Bay, when a temporary assistant was appointed in 1967. The school reverted to its one-teacher status in 1971. Since 1974 it has been a two-teacher school. Until recently the school was vested in local trustees and the patron was Egerton Shelswell-White of Bantry House. The school is now under the patronage of The Right Reverend W. Paul Colton.

Bantry Bookshop

William Street, Bantry, Co. Cork

+353 (0)27 55946

http://www.bantrybookshop.com/

Bantry Bookshop is an independent bookshop situated in Bantry in beautiful West Cork on the South West Coast of Ireland. We stock a wide range of new books, local books, children’s books, bargain books, secondhand books, stationary and cards.

Ma Murphy’s

7 New Street, Bantry, Co Cork, Ireland

+353 (0)27 50242

http://www.mamurphys.com

A friendly bar with an old fashioned feel. Outdoor seating.

Bantry Library

Bridge Street, Bantry, Co. Cork

+353 (0)27 50460

https://www.corkcoco.ie/en/your-library/bantry-library

Directions to the Library: From Bantry Main Square, turn left at Harrington Estates. Continue straight up New Street and then on to Bridge Street (all one way streets) until you come to a large water wheel. Bantry Library is adjacent to this.

Organico

2 Glengarriff Road, Bantry, Co. Cork

+353 (0)27 55905

http://www.organico.ie/

Organico is a family business run by sisters Hannah and Rachel Dare. Located in Bantry in West Cork, the business is comprised of a Health Food Shop, a Cafe and an artisan Bakery.

Organico Cafe is an oasis of calm and great food in the middle of Bantry town. We have an exciting menu with a range dishes for both vegetarians and omnivores! We have great coffee and our focus is on tasty healthy food which uses organic and local ingredients where possible. Our cafe is located upstairs next to our shop on Glengarriff Road – so treat yourself and pay us a visit!

Bantry Courthouse

Wolfe Tone Square, Bantry, Co. Cork

+353 (0) 23 35759

Note this is the new courthouse, halfway down the square between the old cinema and the firestation.

Whiddy Island

Whiddy Island, Bantry, Co Cork

https://westcorkislands.com/whiddy-island/

Truly an island paradise – Whiddy is a small haven of peace and tranquillity.

A small island, approximately 3 miles long x 1.5 miles wide & nestling in the sheltered heart of Bantry Bay, off the coast of West Cork, Ireland. Its inhabitants, mostly devoted to fishing and farming, are warm natured people who welcome both day-trippers and holiday makers alike.

Ferry information is here: http://whiddyferry.com/ferry-to-whiddy-island/

Forest & Flock

New Street, Bantry, Co Cork

087 386 1799

https://www.facebook.com/pg/forestandflock

Forest & Flock is a Craft & Design Shop in Bantry, West Cork, celebrating and supporting Irish Makers.

About Bantry

Overlooking Bantry Bay in the heart of West Cork, Bantry is a thriving market town situated at the head of Bantry Bay and surrounded by some of Ireland's most stunning country side with drives and walks that will take your breath away.With a fine raised plaza in its main square over-looking the harbour the town has a wide variety of shops, bars, coffee shops and restaurants in addition to a three screen cinema, tourist office, museum and library. The town is also host to the Friday market which sees a wide variety of market stalls selling West Cork’s finest local foods, antiques, art, crafts and livestock.

The majestic Bantry House, home since 1739 to the White family, the former Earl of Bantry, overlooks the harbour with its beautiful gardens reaching down towards the shore where one can enjoy the spectacular views of the Caha Mountains across the bay.As with many areas on Ireland's south-west coast, Bantry claims an ancient connection to the sixth century saint, Breandán (Naomh Bréanainn) the Navigator. In Irish lore Saint Breandán was the first person to discover America.The town is an important economic centre to the region. Apart from tourism, fishing is one of the main industries. Mussels in particular are harvested in the area. As one of the larger towns in West Cork with a population of about 4000 people and a catchment area of about 12000 people, it is a busy community with plenty going on all year round. Bantry is also host to the West Cork Chamber Music Festival, West Cork Literary Festival, Masters of Tradition, Bay Run Half Marathon, and Bantry BBQ Festival.

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