Goleen

'Goilin' (little inlet)

Travelling on westwards through the townlands of Kealfadda, Ballyrisode and Ballydevlin you arrive in Goleen.

This village was built during the nineteenth century at a crossroads where a cattle fair was regularly held. You will notice the extremely wide road winding through the village and all the houses were originally built as shops.

Falling away left of the village is the hidden harbour from which the village takes its name, ‘Goilin’ (little inlet) is easily recognisable once you venture down the lane. Although the harbour dries at low tide, giving great feeding for a variety of wildlife including fox and a pheasant, there is a deep-water quay at the entrance to accommodate fishing boats and yachts.

WHERE TO GO

Schull Harbour

The safe and surprisingly sheltered harbour, open only to gales from the south, is home to many waterborne... 

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WHAT TO DO

SKS – Sea Kayaking in Schull

SKS (Sea Kayaking in Schull) is a family run business offering Sea Kayaking tours, Kids Camps and Family... 

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WHAT’S HAPPENING

August 2018

Schull at it’s busiest! The village is buzzing with visitors, the harbour filled with yachts, kayaks, dingies and... 

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WHERE TO SHOP

Brosnan’s Centra

All you need and more… Off-Licence Newsagents Quality Fruit & Veg Hot Food Butchery Section Lotto Coal &... 

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