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Ballydehob

Ballydehob

Ballydehob takes it name from the Irish Béal an dá Chab, meaning "the ford at the mouth of two rivers".

As you approach Ballydehob from the east you will see the impressive twelve arch viaduct, that was used by West Cork Rail in the last century.

Ballydehob Arch Bridge

Ballydehob is a very colourful little village and is the home to many artists and craft shops. A great village to stop off and park by the waterside and take time out to exlore the character of the village.

Ballydehob Park

Situated in West Cork 63 miles from Cork City and 8 miles west of Skibbereen.

During the Summer it plays host to a number of very lively festivals from Bring and Buy Festivals, Traditional Music Festivals to its very well known Ballydehob Jazz Festival.

Ballydehob Park

At the west end of the village there is a monument of the late Danno Mahony known as 'The Irish Whip' he won the NWA World title from Jim Londos in Boston on June 30th 1935. Danno was killed in a car accident in the on 4th November 1950 at the young age of 37.

Danno Mahony Ballydehob boxer

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