Dunmanway is a 17th century planned town, best known as the birthplace of Sam Maguire, the Irish Protestant republican, after whom the perpetual trophy of the All-Ireland Senior Football Championship is named.
Dunmanway is is a perfect destination for hill walking, fishing and horse-riding and is often referred to as 'The Gateway to The Mountains' because of its spectacular scenery.
Only 45 minutes from Cork City, Dunmanway is an ideal base from which to visit and explore the renowned beauty of west Cork, to sample its culture, cuisine and hospitality. It is within easy reach of many of the main towns in west Cork, including Bantry, Skibbereen, Clonakilty, Bandon, Kinsale, Rosscarbery and Macroom.
Tourist attractions in Dunmanway include horse riding, cinema, swimming pool, fine restaurants and night-life to suit all tastes.
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