Sunday 24 September 2017

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Graham Clifford

Galley Head lighthouse and the All-Island Lighthouse Tourism Trail:

* The houses at Galley Head sleep four and a stay there will set you back €400 for a weekend (though prices vary during the season).

* Guests can enjoy a wide range of activities from dolphin and whale watching to surfing at Inchydoney Beach or a historical walking tour of Clonakilty (15km away). The houses are also within easy reach of Cork city and airport.

* Both houses have an open fire and full kitchen facilities.

* To find out more about Galley Head and other unique Irish properties where you can stay, visit

* Lighthouse enthusiasts can find out about their nearest stations by visiting and by reading the fascinating Gerald Butler story at

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