This area is a popular tourist destination on the south coast of Ireland. It incorporates the West Cork location of The Old Head of Kinsale, Howe Strand, Courtmacsherry and Seven Heads.
Courtmacsherry is often referred to by locals as Courtmac. It is a picturesque seaside village about 30 miles southwest of Cork city. The village consists of a single long street backed by woodland on rising ground behind. It is humorously referred to as “a quiet drinking village with a fishing problem”.
On the eastern limit of the chart lies the famous Old Head of Kinsale. It is one of Ireland’s most spectacular coastal locations. The promontory juts out into the Atlantic Ocean, rising hundreds of feet above the water with towering sea cliffs. The Old Head is home to one of the most prestigious golf links in the world. The Old Head Lighthouse is the nearest point of land to one of the most significant historic shipwrecks. The RMS Lusitania lies just over 11 miles due south and a few degrees west of the Old Head.
This is a lovely classic black and white chart from the Admiralty archives. The chart is set on a golden background which works beautifully with the built-in surround lighting. It is finished with a charcoal mount and a black frame.
- Location: Courtmacsherry Bay, Ireland
- Chart: Admiralty, UKHO, classic B&W
- Surround lighting: Yes
- Frame: Black, 600*500mm