Ireland’s South Coast
Spectacular ragged coastlines,
Culinary treats of the region include mountain lamb,
wind-twisted landscapes, whitewashed
farmhouse cheeses and fruit. And, of course, the
stunningly long coastline is a haven for seafood fans.
houses, culture, history, heritage and
Food lovers’ should especially make a beeline for
award-winning beaches – Ireland’s South
Wexford, Cork, Kinsale, Dingle and Kenmare to
Coast has it all.
sample the smoked and cured fish and poultry from
The many charms of the region stretch from the
beaches of Wexford to the imposing mountains of
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Kerry. The attractive heritage city of Kilkenny and
nearby Carlow are a joy to tour; while Wexford’s
narrow streets buzz in the autumn when the
world-renowned opera festival descends; see why
Waterford City is so proud of its Viking heritage; linger
for a while in cool cafés; or listen to traditional music
in the character-filled pubs of Cork and Kerry.
The region has many exciting visitor attractions and
offers the chance to sample fabulous food in
hundreds of first-class restaurants to suit every
budget. The vibrant food culture of the South –
where traditional farming methods reign supreme –
gives this region a distinctive and appealing identity.