Lying 8km West of Ballydehob, Schull is a well known safe and sheltered harbour, a centre for all waterbourne activities and the starting point for ferry trips to Cape Clear and Sherkin Island.

There are many local facilities and a range of shops, serving a population of 987.

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Steeped in maritime history and watched over by Mount Gabriel the ruined workhouse and famine graveyard are grim reminders of the history of this place.

For more information about what’s happening in Schull visit the website hereĀ .