Eyeries is situated on the Beara Peninsula, some two hours by car west of Cork City, forty five minutes south west of Kenmare and ten minutes north of the town of Castletownbere.
It is a thriving, friendly village that is home to folk and families of all ages and backgrounds. Eyeries has a very strong sense of community and is fiercely proud of its reputation as one of
the finest and most colourful villages in Ireland.
See Eyeries.ie for an excellent introduction to all Eyeries has to offer.
Eyeries was voted Best Kept Village and Overall Winner in Ireland's Best Kept Towns 2012 and has won many medals in the Tidy Towns competition over the years. Residents are very active in keeping the village and local beaches at their best.
One of Ireland's special places, the Beara Peninsula is home to rugged mountain and coastal scenery and a rich archaeological history. Here you can find peace and tranquility with many places to explore off the beaten track.
Eyeries National School or Scoil Chaitgheirn is only a short walk from The Oval and provides an all-round education for primary aged children.
The famous Eyeries Family Festival usually takes place on the third weekend of July and is a very special time for the village, attracting many visitors with its packed programme of events for the whole family.
Eyeries boasts two bars, four shops, a post office, petrol pumps, a bistro, a café, a camper van park, a small health centre, a playground with multi-use games area and a sensory garden. There are local coastal and mountain walking trails including the Beara Way.