Location:  Inchigeelagh, County Cork

Tir na Spideoga is located in the beautiful Lee Valley, overlooking the river which flows from Gougane Barra to Cork Harbour, passing through the rich farmlands of mid Cork before passing through Cork City on its way into the Atlantic Ocean. 

Contact:  Greg and Sigi Latour

Phone:  353 (0) 26 47151

Email:  glatour@iolfree.ie

Website:  www.euroka.com/spideoga/

Open:  year-round (except Christmas)

Directions:  twelve miles west of Macroom

on the way to Bantry

Rates:  varying from ten to twenty euros

per person depending on dorm or private



-fishing lodge with guided trips upon

request in prime fishing area

-rods and tackle for sale and hire

-incredible views of mountains, fields,

and lakes

-200 year-old farmhouse and apartments     stand on three acres of great natural    beauty, a wonderland of lakes and mountains

-canoes for rent

-common room in large heated


-thatched cottages and apartments   

available for two to six persons

-mountain bikes for rent

-self-catering apartments

-bed and breakfast option

-hostel accommodations available

-boats and engines for hire

-weekly deep sea angling trips

-horseback riding and instruction

-free wifi hot spot in common room

-evening meals available upon request

-environmentally-conscious establishment

Things to Do:

- visit Gougane Barra National Park

   (seven miles)

- visit Bantry Bay

- visit Glengariff (20 miles) with nearby

  Garinish Island and its Italian Gardens

- visit and travel the Ring of Beara

- fish in nearby Lough Allua, a six-mile

  long system of lakes, which abounds in 

  pike, perch, trout, bream and eels.   

  Salmon rivers are also nearby.

- canoe River Lee or Lough Allua

- bicycle throughout scenic area

- enjoy horseback riding

- enjoy pubs in Inchigeelagh and  

  Ballingeary for sessions and sing-a-longs.

- visit “Top of Coom,” the highest pub in

   Ireland where every weekend traditional

   folk sessions take place

- enjoy golfing

- enjoy surfing

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