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


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

Carlton Hotel Dublin Airport, Cloghran

Carlton Hotel Dublin Airport is a stylish, international 4 star hotel next to Dublin Airport terminals, the hotel offers free 24 hour shuttle bus transfers to the airport, free internet access and free parking during your stay.

Tourism Ireland

Riverside Holiday Homes , Killorglin

Riverside Holiday Homes are situated in Killorglin Town, on the banks of the beautiful River Laune, along the scenic Ring of Kerry. Killorglin is home to the annual world famous Puck Fair, one of Irelands oldest and most unusual festivals

Tourism Ireland

The River Lee Hotel, Cork City Centre

Standing on a bend on the river just a short stroll from the city centre, the River Lee Hotel is that rare destination, a truly urban hotel, in a leafy waterside setting, with genuine warmth of service. A university town with a young and vibrant populatio

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