Castlemagner is situated in the Barony of Duhallow in north-west county Cork in the south-west of Ireland. It sits among the undulating hills of the Blackwater valley and extends to the banks of the Blackwater river. The elegant Mount Hilary (1200 ft) and the Boggeragh Mountains (1250 ft) sweep up from the southern banks of the river. Castlemagner is centrally positioned for touring the scenic southwest with virtually all the major attractions lying within 1-2 hour's drive. They include:

Cork, Bantry, Ring of Kerry, Adare, Blarney, Glengariff, Tralee, Cashel, Kinsale, Kenmare, Ballybunion, Cahir, Cobh, Killarney, Limerick, Lismore

Typical travel times to Castlemagner from the major ferry ports, airports and cities are:

City

Airport

Ferry Port

Cork

40 min

1 hr

1 hr 30 min

Shannon

1.5 hrs

Dublin

3.5 - 4 hrs

3.5 - 4 hrs

3.5 - 4 hrs

Rosslare

3.5 - 4 hrs




The directions below give the most common routes from the Dublin, Cork and Shannon. A map which highlights Castlemagner is provided
below.

From Cork: Follow signs for Limerick on the N20 and drive 20 miles north to the roundabout at the entrance to Mallow (next to the Roundabout Tavern) . Turn left (first exit of the roundabout) on to the N72 heading west towards Killarney. After 8.3 miles, bear right to Kanturk (R576) - you will have passed a huge green sign on the left showing the turnoff to Kanturk. Turn right at first crossroads to Castlemagner and proceed through to Castlemagner village.

From Shannon Airport: Proceed towards Limerick and follow signs through several roundabouts for Cork/Killarney on the N20. After Patrickswell, follow the N20 where it bears left to Cork. Proceed to Buttevant and turn right for Kanturk (R580) - do not take the right for Kanturk in Charleville. After 6.7 miles you will reach a 'T' junction, turn left at 'T' junction. Then, after 0.75 miles take the second right down a narrow road. At the end of this road you will reach a 'T' junction, turn right. Follow this road until you reach another 'T' junction, turn left at this junction, then an immediate right. Castlemagner village is 0.75 miles from this junction.

From Dublin: Take the N7 towards Cork/Limerick. Bear left at Portlaoise on to the N8 for Cork. In Mitchelstown, bear right on to the N73 towards Mallow. When you reach Mallow town, you need to turn right (follow signs for Killarney) and drive through the town centre. At the exit of the town you will reach a roundabout (next to the Roundabout Tavern), go straight ahead at the roundabout on the N72 towards Killarney. After 8.3 miles, bear right to Kanturk (R576) - you will have passed a huge green sign on the left showing the turnoff to Kanturk. Turn right at first crossroads to Castlemagner and proceed through to Castlemagner village.


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