Droichead na Banndan, meaning “the bridge of the Bandon River”, is just 20 miles (ca. 32 km) west of Cork city and lays claim to the title of being the gateway to West Cork.
Bandon, more than any town in the region has an abundance of natural habitat for wildlife. The majestic Bandon River is a haven for wildlife.
It is close to Ireland’s second city, is in the heartland of some of the richest and most beautiful farmland in the country, and is just a 10-minute drive to some of Ireland’s most spectacular coastline.
Be you a visitor, a resident, or someone doing business in Bandon, the town has a lot to offer.
The town is also a mere 30-minute drive from Cork city and the airport.
Bandon is located 30km west of Cork City. It is a town of special architectural importance in
a pleasant riverside setting flanked by rising land to the north and south. The town
performs an important service function to a wide hinterland as well as being the key gateway
to West Cork. Originally known as a market town Bandon holds a strong commercial and
agricultural base. The town is widely recognised for holding a regular weekly Mart and has a
number of food production facilities in the town, reflecting its important rural–based
economy. There are a number of primary and secondary schools in the town as well as
amenities for its population of approximately 8,000 people
Bandon is conveniently situated within 30km of Cork City and Cork Airport. Many City homebuyers who are priced out of the city market chose to locate to Bandon as it is an easy commute. Furthermore, Bandon being the gateway to West Cork is ideally situated within a short drive of West Corks finest beaches. So, when you live in Bandon you get the best of both worlds – City life and coastal life. Best of all there is a great public transport system to Cork City and West Cork.
You can get all your necessities in Bandon’s shops such as Supervalu, Aldi, Lidl, Bandon Co Op, as well as local shops on the Main Street.
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