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Visiting Cape Clear Island Museum

Cape Clear Island Museum, Cape Clear Island, Baltimore, Co. Cork, Ireland is open daily (12.00 to 16.000) in summertime only from June to early September annually. However, arrangements can be made for groups to visit the centre at other times (weather permitting) provided an advance arrangement/booking is made with Comharchumann Chléire/ Cape Clear Island Co –Op.

Information Bureau: cccteo@iol.ie Tel. 353 (0)2839119.

O Driscoll International Memorial Archive


email: odriscoll@gmail.com

The collection and archiving of data relating to the worldwide O Driscoll family is a work in progress, the O Driscoll Collection will be ready for consultation by the public in 2025. The compiler of the archive may be able to advise on what it contains and provide assistance if a persons forwards details of their area of study or interest to: odiscollarchive@gnail.com

Cape Clear Island Archive

Email: capecleararchive@gmail.com

As the collection and archiving of data relation to all aspects of Cape Clear island history, culture and heritage is a work in progress, the Éamon Lankford Cape Clear Collection is not yet ready for consultation by the public. However, the compiler of both the Cape Clear Island Archive and the O Driscoll International Memorial Archive will be able to advise on what the archives contain and perhaps may be able to provide assistance if details of a persons’ area of study or interest is forwarded by email to: capecleararchive@gmail.com

Cape Clear Branch Library

When visiting Cape Clear helpful information about the island is available from: The Librarian, Cape Clear Island Branch Library, Cape Clear Island, Co. Cork, Ireland.

Email: cleirelibrary@corkcoco.ie Tel. 028 41006

Cork County Library

Cork County Library has a comprehensive collection of local history sources (including Cape Clear Island) at the Local Studies Unit, Cork County Library, Carrigrohane Road, Cork, Ireland.

Email: corkcountylibrary@corkcoco.ie Tel. 353 (0)21 4546499

Travelling to the Annual O Driscoll Clan Gathering at Baltimore and Cape Clear Island

Travel from Dublin & Shannon Airports, Ireland to Baltimore, Co. Cork

Bus Services on the hour from Dublin Airport: Aircoach (Blue Bus); Bus Éireann Express (Red and White); other bus companies.

Train Services: Daily every hour by Irish Rail service from Heuston Station, Dublin to Kent Station, Cork.

Travel by bus / car hire from Shannon Airport to Baltimore via Limerick, Mallow, Cork, Bandon, Clonakilty, Skibbereen, Baltimore, Co. Cork.

Traveling from Cork Airport - Google Cork Airport for Bus and Taxi services to Cork City Centre.

Traveling by bus from Cork to Baltimore - Bus Éireann Bus services from Parnell Place, Cork Bandon, Clonakilty, Skibbereen, Baltimore. County & Countrywide Express Bus Services by Bus Éireann from Parnell Place, Cork City. Check Bus Éireann timetable on line.

Traveling by ferry to Cape Clear Island from Baltimore, Co. Cork
All year Daily Return ferry service from Baltimore to Cape Clear, islands.
All year ferry daily ferry service to Sherkin Island
All year ferry daily return service to Heir Island.