Pierce House Bed and Breakfast
A special experience in beautiful West Cork on the Wild Atlantic Way
Kilcoe from Skeaghaniore West
Useful local contacts and links to websites
Useful local contacts:
Local events and news
Wild Atlantic Way
The official website with lots of useful travel information.
Places to visit, things to do.
"The Spirit of the South West"
The National Trust for Ireland
Working to preserve and protect Ireland's natural and built heritage.
Find your favourite local artists from this gallery
Irish Jewellery Heaven in Schull
Phone 028 28868
Jorg's Goldsmith Studio, Crookhaven
Unique jewellery reflecting the magic of West Cork
Mizen Artists - Patricia Coogan O'Dell
Patricia Coogan O'Dell's paintings can be seen on her website.
Chris O'Dell's Photography Archive
Trawl through these images, a pot pourri of fabulous photographs.
Fashion beyond Fashion!
Schull's premiere boutique.
Phone 028 28165
Taxis in Ballydehob
George Swanton 028 37127 mobile 086 2795821
Eileen O'Sullivan mobile 087 2114291
Local Festivals and Events
Ballydehob Traditional Music Festival
A feast of traditional music and dance
12th to 14th April 2019
Ballydehob Jazz Festival
The boutique festival in the back of beyond!
3rd to 6th May 2019.
Ballydehob Country Music Festival
A brilliant line up of artists!
June 2019 exact dates tba.
Fastnet Maritime and Folk Festival
Music and crafts and arts to do with Ballydehob's maritime heritage.
June 14th to 17th 2019.
Ballydehob Summer Festival
A full week of rural shenanigans
August 2019 exact dates tba.
West Cork Chamber Music Festival
28th June to 7th July 2019
West Cork Literary Festival
12th to 19th July 2019
Fastnet Short Film Festival
22nd to 26th May 2019
Masters of Tradition
Bantry's world famous festival, Martin Hayes, artistic director.
21st to 25th August 2019.
Things to do:
Atlantic Sea Kayaking
Experience the Wild Atlantic Way with this well established adventure company!
Phone 028 21058
West Cork Garden Trail
Visit some of the most beautiful gardens in Ireland
Mizen Head Signal Station
An essential visit on the Wild Atlantic Way
Phone 028 35115
Whale Watch West Cork
Watch whales with the experts!
Phone Nic Slocum on 086 120 0027
Horse and Pony Trekking
Ballycummisk Riding School
Phone 087 765 5993 and 086 731 6299
There are two outstanding golf courses within a short distance from Pierce House:
Bantry Bay Golf Club
is set in 170 acres of beautiful coastline on the edge of Bantry Bay and welcomes visitors.
Phone: 027 50579
Skibbereen & West CarberyGolf Club
is an 18 hole parkland course 3 miles from Skibbereen
Phone: 028 21227
Products and services:
Slightly Foxed, the Real Reader's Quarterly
Subscribe to this outstanding quarterly collection of articles on bygone books and writers, a true
shining gem amongst the grubby pebbles of literary publications.
Gubbeen Farmhouse Products
Famous Gubbeen cheeses, sausages, and smoked farm produce can be purchased from the Gubbeen stalls at the local country markets. Or if you are in London, from Harrods.
Skeaghanore West Pier