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Make a retreat to the serene Irish countryside at charming An Rosalithir bed and breakfast, owned and operated by Catherine & Finbarr O’Sullivan. This award-winning establishment offers a high standard of accommodation and some delicious and hearty home cooking. Located just 2Km from the picturesque seaside village of Rosscarbery, Rosalithir offers stunning views of the surrounding valleys and rolling hills. Guests can also relax on the balcony and observe boats as they pass by the Galley Head. Being in the heart of West Cork, An Rosalithir provides the perfect base for exploring Clonakilty, Kinsale, Blarney or Killarney. . The name ‘Rosalithir’ is derived from the ancient name of Rosscarbery – Rosalithir means “Ross of the Pilgrim” in Gaelic form.

All Guestrooms Feature:

  • Central Heating
  • Washing Machine
  • Dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Microwave
  • T.V / Video / CD Player
  • Hair Dryer
  • Barbeque
  • Cot
  • High-Chair
  • Private Parking
  • Bed Linen Included
  • Working Farm

Rosscarbery, County Cork

On the map: Rosscarbery is a town in County Cork, Ireland. The town is on a shallow estuary, which opens onto Rosscarbery Bay. The area has been occupied from very early times, as is evidenced by the Neolithic remains (pre 2000 BC) such as Portal Dolmens. The area is very strong in Bronze Age remains – including a number of Stone Circles. There are also two Inscribed Stones in Burgatia. The number of Ring Forts and Holy Wells witnesses the Iron Age and transition from the Old to the New (Christian) God. Rosscarbery was home to the School of Ross, a major centre of learning, at one time being a university town, and one of the major cities in Europe, around the 6th century. Today, there is still a cathedral in the town – an unusual feature for what now would be considered a sleepy country town! Rosscarbery is a popular tourist destination in the summertime, being in proximity to at least three fine beaches. The nearest of these, the “Warren Beach”, is about a mile from the village, and is designated a blue flag beach.

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