The Laughing Oyster Seaweed Company sustainably harvest, dry and prepare a variety of Irish seaweeds using traditional means gathered from the pristine Irish waters of Bere Island, West Cork for you to enjoy.
A herd of Italian Water Buffalo on a farm in North Cork? It may sound quixotic – but Macroom Buffalo Cheese, the passion project of farmer Johnny Lynch – is Ireland’s only herd of water buffalo and their milk produces Johnny’s award winning cheese. They welcome groups of visitors (if you contact them through their website) and the farm hosts open days once a month.
Visiting the Jameson Distillery, a half-hour east of the city in Midleton, is an experience most visitors to Cork will have at the top of their list. A mere 200 years in the making, this is one of the most visited whiskey distilleries in the world, the spiritual home of a great spirit, and a place to see where one of Ireland’s most famous exports goes from grain to glass (with a little magic along the way).