Mallow, County Cork

Mallow - Mala - The Plain of the Rock

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Location of Mallow

Mallow Town is located in the South of Ireland in County Cork. Situated in the Blackwater Valley. Mallow is a delightful market town, north of Cork city.


History of Mallow

Mallow is a market and sugar manufacturing town on the North side of the beautiful Blackwater river. During the 18th and 19th centuries Mallow was an important spa town. Today Mallow is a significant coarse and game angling centre.

In 1598 Mallow Castle was built by Sir Thomas Norreys it was later destroyed and burned by the Jacobites in 1689. The ruins can still be seen today at the the South east end of the town.

A number of prominent Irish people were born in Mallow including Canon Sheehan and Anthony Trollope both famous authors.

Mallow Visitor Attractions

Mallow Castle - Mallow

Mallow Golf Club - Mallow - 18 hole parkland course

Mallow Festivals

April   Mallow Racing Home For Easter  -  Mallow

Transport

Aeroplane:Cork Airport is the closest airport to Mallow Town - 42km. Click here for details on Irish Airports.
Train:A train service operates to Mallow Station. Timetables can be viewed by logging onto Irish Rail web site.
Bus:A bus service operates to Mallow Town. The bus stop is located near the town park. Timetables can be viewed by logging onto Bus Eireann web site
Car Hire:Irish Car Rentals,    Car Hire

Mallow Accommodation Listings

County Cork

Ard Na Coille, B&B

A warm welcome awaits you at this newly built family run bed and breakfast. Ard Na Coille is located in beautiful countryside convenient to all the amenities on offer.It is a perfect base for touring County Cork, Fota Wildlife Park and Blarney Castle

Season: All Year except 20th Dec - 7th Jan    Occupancy: Bed and Breakfast

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Tourism Ireland

Carriglea House, Killarney

Carriglea House is 3km from the centre of Killarney town, peacefully located in thirty acres of private grounds adjacent to the 10,000 acre Killarney National Park.An enchanting 19th century Victorian residence overlooking the Killarney Lakes

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Canberra House, Killorglin

Canberra House is a family run business which was established in 1953 and remains a thriving Irish Pub with plenty of Guest Accommodation. Your hosts Catherine & Stephen O'Grady are always on hand to lend a hand.We offer a full bar service and all of our

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Kilkern House, Clonakilty

Kilkern House nestles in the heart of West Cork, an area of panoramic beauty on the edge of Kilkern Lake with splendid views of unspoilt countryside, miles of sandy beaches and woodlands.Kilkern House is located 5km from the Cathedral town of Rosscarbery


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