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glenlohane irish country house


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Desmond, Melanie and Gordon Sharp Bolster
Glenlohane, Kanturk, Co. Cork, Ireland
Phone: +353 29 50014

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With Bantry Bay to the southwest and the Rock of Cashel to the northeast, Glenlohane is the ideal base from which to see Killarney, the Ring of Kerry, the Dingle Peninsula, Blarney Castle, Cork City, Kinsale and Lismore heritage town.

There are 17 golf courses within an hour’s drive. With advance notice, arrangements can be made for fox hunting with the Duhallow Hunt and for salmon & trout fishing on the famous River Blackwater. Horse shows at the Green Glens Arena, Millstreet and horse racing at the Mallow Racecourse are within twenty minutes’ drive.

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Directions to Glenlohane

From Dublin 2017-09-07T13:18:54+00:00
  • Take the N7 towards Cork/Limerick.
  • Bear left in Portlaoise on to the N8 for Cork.
  • On the new section of motorway bypassing Mitchelstown, bear off at the exit for the N73 into Mallow and follow signs for the N72 towards Killarney.
  • Then follow the Cork Airport directions from the Mallow Traffic Circle to Glenlohane.
From Shannon Airport 2017-09-07T13:19:00+00:00
  • Proceed towards Limerick and follow signs through several traffic circles for Cork/Killarney on the N20.
  • There is a lot of new road construction and the N20 to Cork only will eventually be off to the left.
  • Proceed to Buttevant and turn right for Kanturk. (Do not take the right for Kanturk in Charleville).
  • Go 6.7 miles to the end and turn left at ‘T’ Junction.
  • Then 1⁄2 mile to the first right (there is a sign for Kanturk).
  • Proceed 4 miles to the first full crossroads (there is a stone marker which says ‘Sally’s Cross’) and turn left for Ballyclough.
  • After 1.3 miles, Glenlohane is the first residential entrance on the left.
From Cork Airport 2017-09-07T13:19:07+00:00
  • Proceed to Cork
  • Follow signs for Cork/Limerick on the N20 and drive 20 miles north to Mallow traffic circle.
  • Turn left on the N72 west towards Killarney.
  • After 8.3 miles, bear right to Kanturk, (you will have passed a huge green sign on the left showing the turnoff to Kanturk 1 mile after the sign).
  • Then, after a mile, turn right at first crossroads signed to Castlemagner.
  • In a mile, go straight through the village, which has all new houses on your left and a pub called Geoffs on your right, to a T junction and turn left.
  • Proceed 1.4 miles through first small crossroads (there is a stone monument and a car pull in area).
  • Glenlohane entrance is at the top of the hill on the right.
From Kanturk 2017-09-07T13:13:45+00:00
  • R576 towards Mallow.
  • Bear left on R580 towards Buttevant.
  • First right towards Ballyclough.
  • First residential entrance on left after 1.3 miles.
  • Watch for green and white “Glenlohane Bird Sanctuary” signs in trees.
  • In the interests of privacy, there are no public signs.
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