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Welcome to Castletownbere, a charming town nestled in the scenic County Cork in Ireland. Situated on the breathtaking Beara Peninsula, overlooking the picturesque Berehaven Harbour, Castletownbere, also known as Castletown Berehaven, is a place of natural beauty and vibrant community spirit.


As a regionally significant fishing port, Castletownbere plays a crucial role in the local economy. Its bustling harbour serves as a hub for the fishing industry, supporting the livelihoods of many hardworking fishermen and women. The town's maritime heritage is deeply intertwined with its identity. You can experience the rich fishing traditions and culture as you explore the harbour and interact with the friendly locals.


In addition to its maritime prominence, Castletownbere serves as a vital commercial and retail centre for the surrounding region. The town offers a diverse range of local services and amenities, ensuring that residents and visitors alike have access to everything they need. From quaint shops and cafés to bustling markets and supermarkets, Castletownbere caters for all your shopping needs.


At castletownbere.ie, we strive to keep you informed and connected with our vibrant community. Through our website, you can discover the latest news, events, and activities happening in the area. Whether it's a local festival, a sports event, or a cultural celebration, we'll make sure you stay up to date so that you can fully immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of Castletownbere.


But Castletownbere offers more than just practical amenities and events; it also boasts an array of natural wonders and outdoor activities. The Beara Peninsula is a haven for nature enthusiasts, offering breathtaking landscapes, rugged coastlines, and stunning hiking trails. From scenic walks along the shore to adventurous treks through the mountains, Castletownbere and its surroundings provide endless opportunities for exploration and adventure.


So come and discover the beauty, warmth, and vibrancy of Castletownbere. Immerse yourself in the rich maritime heritage, connect with the welcoming locals, and embrace the natural wonders that surround us. Castletownbere is a place where tradition meets progress, where community thrives, and where unforgettable experiences await you. We invite you to explore Castletownbere and make lasting memories in this remarkable corner of County Cork.

We would like to give a special word of thanks to Anne Marie Cronin Photography for allowing us to use her beautiful images on our website. Click below to view her website.

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