This is a harbour light, to guide to and from Crookhaven and to light the entrance and also the passage up to harbour. It is built on Rock Island Point at the North side of the entrance of Crookhaven. It was originally requested by the local boatmen and fishermen. A memorial from the inhabitants generally was presented by the Coast Guard, stating that the Alderman Rock would be the proper position for the light; however, Mr Halpin did not approve of that rock on account of its friable conditi
The Altar Wedge Tomb of Toormore Bay - Wild Eyed Southern Celt- On our second day in County Cork, we drove down to Mizen Head, and stopped along the way to see the Altar wedge tomb. This late Stone Age tomb is easily accessible from R592, about seven km west of Schull–just pull off into the well-marked parking area, walk a few feet and there it sits, facing out towards Ireland’s lovely Toormore Bay.
"Beara Peninsula, County Cork, Ireland," by Vincent Besanceney, via Flickr -- "The Beara Peninsula (Irish: Béara) is a peninsula on the south-west coast of Ireland, bounded between the Kenmare "river" (actually a bay) to the north side and Bantry Bay to the south. It has two mountain ranges running down its centre: the Caha Mountains and the Slieve Miskish Mountains..."