Rosscarbery is a village in West Cork, which looks out onto Rosscarbery Bay.
The area has numerous ancient remains, such as portal dolmens, stone circles, and a number of ring forts.
Rosscarbery was also home to the School of Ross, founded in the 6th century by St. Fachtna, a monastic institution that catered for a large number of monks and students from all over Europe.
The area is a popular tourist destination with its close proximity to a number of beautiful beaches, with kayaking, windsurfing, and swimming popular activities.
There are a number of picturesque walks in the vicinity, with opportunities for birdwatching, as well as a spot of fishing from the shore.
Rosscarbery was also home to Jeremiah O’Donovan Rossa, one of the leaders of the Irish Fenian movement in the 1800s. A memorial to O’Donovan Rossa stands in the village.
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