Ringaskiddy Cruises

Cathedral and waterfront in Cork, Ireland
Cathedral and waterfront in Cork, Ireland

A former fishing village that has now developed into one of Ireland's most important modern deepwater ferry ports, Ringaskiddy serves as a gateway to Cork as well as rolling countryside scenes dotted with villages, historic castles and a number of sites with a fascinating tale or two to tell. 

Take the short journey to Cork, a picturesque city situated on the River Lee, and you'll discover lanes and streets lined with colourful buildings and a mix of architectural styles, and filled with welcoming traditional pubs and fantastic restaurants. Plenty of attractions await you too, such as the fascinating prison-turned-museum Cork City Gaol, while sites synoymous with Irish folklore are within reach - you could even take a short trip to Blarney Castle to kiss the Blarney Stone. 

Ringaskiddy has its own highlights too. The Elizabeth Fort, built in 1601, looks across to Cork and provides a fantastic vantage point. Blackrock Castle is another memorable fortification here. Built on ground jutting out into the River Lee, it was designed as protection against marauding pirates. Today it’s a dreamy stack of curved towers that’s since become a museum, and is even home to an observatory.

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