Explore Ballyhoura

Experience rural Ireland in a nutshell!

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Where is Ballyhoura?

The Ballyhoura region takes its name from the Ballyhoura Mountains which cross from County Limerick into North East Cork. It is an area of undulating green pastures, woodlands, hills and mountains encompassing the East of County Limerick and North East County Cork. Easily accessible from the M7, N20, N24, N73 and M8, the Ballyhoura region offers ancient and unspoilt landscape, an abundance of significant heritage sites, thrilling outdoor activities and friendly people, making it the perfect place to discover rural Ireland.

To visit Ballyhoura is to enter a world where slowing down and sharing the authentic pleasures of everyday with the locals – talking with them, walking with them and sharing stories or a joke – is possibly the greatest attraction of all. Whether you are seeking an action packed activity based holiday or looking forward to a relaxing, de-stressing, peaceful break away from it all – the villages and towns of the Ballyhoura region provide the perfect setting.

Take time to explore and immerse yourself in Ballyhoura Country!


Ballyhoura Walking Festival & Joyce Brothers Music Festival 2024