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Co-op Shareholders Directory

Many of the wonderful people who have made the Peoples’ Ferry possible by buying shares in the Co-op are also actively involved with business and tourism in South-West Ireland and South Wales.

If you’re looking for a particular product or service - why not check the people in this Directory first and thank them for their commitment to the Peoples’ Ferry by giving them your custom!

All phone numbers are Irish, (international code +353) unless otherwise stated

Business Services ~ Retail ~ Accommodation ~ Leisure ~ Construction



Martin Swanton Properties

email  02837677

Martin Swanton is a native of Ballydehob Co. Cork and has been in business in the village for the past number of years. Offering auctioneer, valuer and land agent services with a lot of local knowledge and expertise.
Don't Delay Buy Today !!!!

Business Services


Hopkins Communications

email 021 4272200

Hopkins Communications, established 1990, is a well known public relations, advertising, marketing and event management firm with strong links in the region and several high-profile clients including the fantastic new Cork to Swansea route with Fastnet Line!

Mobius Coaching & Development Ltd

email  028 38834

We specialize in working with Leaders and Leadership Teams to enhance effectiveness, develop strength and overturn limiting beliefs. Based on Heir Island, West Cork, clients who work with us here benefit from a beautiful natural environment conducive to personal and professional learning.

O'Leary Insurances Ltd.

email  021 4536800

Your local Broker supporting Cork/Kerry Enterprises.
Contact us for all your Insurance needs at any of our eight locations Nationwide.
Our priority is to provide very competitive quotations whilst maintaining our strong emphasis on professionalism and personal attention through all of our products.





email 021 4775555

Masterkabin are Munster's leading supplier of Modular, off site and portable building solutions. Established in 1991, we have the necessary expertise to advise on your space requirements, small or large, rental or purchase, we carry large stocks of all types and sizes of modular and portable buildings. Why not let us accommodate you!





email 087 7501332

The 4ms company specialises in supplying garden and general tools from log splitters to lawnmowers.
Nearly all our tools are made to our own specifications and rigidly tested before placing on the market.

Aquaventures Diving & Snorkelling

email 028 20511

Scuba diving (beginner lessons & boat charter for qualified divers) as well as guided snorkelling tours in Baltimore, West Cork. Traditional fishing village on the edge of the Atlantic with stunning scenery and ferries to Sherkin Island -  white sandy beaches and Jolly Roger Pub for regular music sessions and great food.

Ballinskelligs Watersports

Ballinskelligs Watersports was the first Irish dive centre to operate totally independently and offer hardboat diving daily at affordable prices with no hidden extras. We operate the largest fleet of dive boats in Ireland and we are is the only centre with two permits to visit the Skellligs and from our research we estimate approximately 80% of all divers visiting the area choose us.

Ballymaloe Country Relish

email  021 4354810

Ballymaloe Country Relish is Ireland\'s favourite Relish, rich in tomatoes and 100% natural. The Range now includes delicious Jalapeno Pepper Relish, Cranberry Sauce, Mint Jelly, Bramley Apple Sauce, Salad Dressings and Pasta Sauces. All our products are suitable for vegetarians, gluten free and made with absolutely no artificial additives.

Baltimore Yacht Charters

email  0872738368

Take a day sailing through the islands of West Cork on board "Inishbeg" our 50 foot luxury yacht.
Only €100 per person including lunch on board.
Hens, stags and corporate trips. Bareboat charter our 2008 built Jeanneau 42i or our 2009 built
Beneteau 43 four cabin.

Bantry Bay Golf Club

email  027 50579

Come and play at the most spectacular and scenic course in the South-West. Overlooking Bantry Bay this is a must play golf course. Green fees from €35 to €40, just bring your ferry ticket and we will give you FREE club hire.

J Barter Travel Group

email  021 4851700


J. Barter Travel Group was established in Cork nearly 150 years ago and has expanded to include Branch Offices in the Douglas Village Shopping Centre, Bandon in West Cork, and Waterford City. is the website of J. Barter Travel Group, where you can now research your holiday, check prices on a huge range of accommodations, car hire and insurance.

Cape Clear Island Ferry and Cruise Service

email  028 39159 

Cape Clear Island Cailn ir Ferry and Cruise Service, enjoy your trip to Cape Clear Island on West Cork's funkiest and friendliest ferry. We are constantly spotting for whales and dolphins and even make detours on regular trips when they are spotted. Failte go Claire, Gaeilge agus failte.

Cronins Coaches

email  021 4309090

Welcome to Cronins Coaches, the coach hire and travel specialists. We offer nationwide and international coach hire and associated services For School and College Groups, Corporate Groups, Tourist Groups, small Executive Golf Groups, and much, much more. Whatever your group size, we can cater for all your transport needs.

Fort William Estate

email  0878292077

SALMON FISHING ON THE RIVER BLACKWATER. For salmon and sea trout near Lismore, over five private beats available for the ‘never fished before’ and experienced anglers alike. All made very welcome - guides available. Please contact Paul Whelan (Fishery Manager)

Glandore Rectory

email 028 33072

An early 19th century listed Georgian Country House maintained as a Private Party, Wedding and Business Venue. Located on a hill overlooking the stunning Glandore Harbour this family run venue is ideal for any intimate party or occasion with groups from 45 to 120. Relaxed friendly West Cork service, setting and environment with top quality restaurant food. Panoramic country coastal views.

Heir (Hare) Island Sailing School

028 38511 / 086 8192342

Explore the pristine waters of Roaringwater Bay from your base Roaringwater Lodge on this most beautiful of islands. Heir Island lobster boats, Dublin Bay mermaids, and Topaz dinghies comprise our fleet suitable for all ages and skills. Open all year round. Irish Sailing Association & Failte Ireland approved.

Hosfords Geranium & Garden Centre Ltd.

email  023 8839159

Hosfords Geranium & Garden Centre together with the Blue Geranium Cafe are conveniently located on the main Bandon-Clonakilty N71 Road. Open all year round. Childrens Playground. Coach parking/Access, Gift Vouchers at Garden Centre/online. Events incl. Farmers Markets, Concerts, Monthly Art Exhibitions - see all events and news on our website.

Killarney Jaunting Car Tours

email  087 2571492

Jaunting Car Tours of Killarney & the Killarney National Park. We organise Boat tours and cater for Groups and Individuals all are most Welcome. Contact Billy or Mark serving Visitors for four Generations.

Millstreet Country Park

email  029 70810

The South’s leading Cultural, Educational and Eco-Tourism Destination. Tthis beautiful 500 acre estate features miles of exhilarating walks, historical and archaeological features, themed gardens, wildlife and more.
Open daily from 14th March 2010 from 10am - 7pm. All facilities on site and include our recently accredited Good Food Ireland Cafe/Restaurant.

O'Brien’s Bar

email 0878190142

O'Brien's Bar is situated in the beautifully picturesque square in Rosscarbery just off the N71. This traditional bar has lots to offer its clients. Winners of two traditional music awards - one never knows when you might stumble upon a session which you are more than welcome to take part in.

The Olde Bakery Restaurant

email  02771714

Spacious Seafood restaurant and bar with extensive menu in Castletownbere on the Beara Peninsula. Self-catering accommodation for up to 10 persons overlooking the harbour also available. Casletownbere, an ideal centre for exploring the wonderful coastal villages and unspoilt land and seascapes that form the backdrop to the film 'Ondine'.

West Cork Model Railway Village

email  023 8833224

The Model Village is an outstanding tourist attraction in Clonakilty - showing West Cork in hand made miniature towns on busy market days. Also featuring G-Scale model trains and full size road train ride. Children enjoy indoor and outdoor play areas and relax in authentic train carriage Tea shop and gift shop open daily March to October 11 to 5

West Cork Quad Trekking Ltd.

email  086 2536664


West Cork Quad Trekking is a most enjoyable way to burn up some calories. The feedback from our customers says it was the best activity of their holiday. Our female participants suggest it is the equivalent of a two-hour work out in the gym. We are probably the best adventure in the West Cork area.

Yellow Cabs

email - 021 4874444

Yellow Cabs Cork offer a 24 hour taxi, hackney, mini-bus and courier service in Cork City and Ballincollig along with Cork Airport, Cork Railway Station and Ringaskiddy Ferry Terminal.
Whether your transportation needs are corporate or personal , Yellow Cabs can provide a service to meet your needs.




Anchor Bay Cottages

email 023 8846315

Anchor Bay Cottages are situated in the picturesque seaside village of Courtmacsherry and capture unrestricted views of the inner bay. Ideal location for walking, cycling, trekking, water sports and relaxing in the West Cork/Kerry area. All cottages are four star, family managed, open all year.

Beara Holiday Homes Ltd

email  086 8550970

Luxury self-catering accomodation located in the beautiful Beara Peninsula, near the picturesque village of Allihies & Castletownbere. Situated on Beara Way walking route, cycling, horse-riding, sea & shore angling,sailing, golfing and many more activities to make your holiday a memorable one for all the family.

Boland Townhouse

email 021 477 7584

Located in town centre of Kinsale, Co. Cork, BOLAND TOWNHOUSE offers home from home accommodation with everything for the visitor\'s every need within a couple of minutes walk. BOLAND TOWNHOUSE has two en suite bedrooms, either kingsize or twin, one Jacuzzi bath. Every comfort and facility is included in the competitive rates.

The Castle Guest House and Holiday Homes

email 028 36100

The Castle in Castletownshend is the Townshend family home for many generations. We are situated in our own extensive grounds by the waters edge in this picturesque seaside village in West Cork. Most bedrooms have sea views and our self catering holiday homes for 2 - 10 people are nearby and have access through our grounds

Cape Clear Island Hostel

email 028 41968  

The best situated accommodation in West Cork - All bedrooms in our unique island hostel have beautiful views of the sea.
Whale-Watching. Basking Sharks within feet of the hostel every season.
Irish Tourist Board & Hostelling International Approved.
Table-Tennis, Chess, and other Games. Free use of fishing rods.

Celtic Ross Hotel

email  023 8848722

Superior 3* Hotel overlooking beautiful Rosscarbery Bay. Perfect location for beaches and to explore scenic West Cork. Food served 7days 12.30pm -  9.30pm with coffee lounge open from 10am. Holistic Suite and Award winning Leisure Centre open to non-members. Visit our website or call now for our special offers (023) 8848722.

Edencrest Bed and Breakfast

02751110 or 087 3220760

Edencrest Bed and Breakfast with panoramic views of Bantry Bay is within walking distance of town centre and an ideal touring base for West Cork. Edencrest offers a warm welcome, in a family home with a full and varied breakfast menu, All rooms with TV/DVD and wireless broadband connection have Super King size beds.

The Glandore Marine Hotel & Pier Lodges

email  028 33366

Family-run business comprising of onsite Bar, Restaurant, 18 Self-Catering 2 & 3 bedroom 4* holiday homes (sleeps 5) and 11 individual en-suite Hotel Style Bedrooms. Located in the picturesque sheltered coastal country village of Glandore, it is the perfect base for any holiday as it is central for driving to West Cork and its hotspots such as Kinsale, Glengarriff, Mizen Head and Kenmare.

Inches House & Boat Angling Centre

email  027 74494

Castletownbere ,Beara Peninsula, West Cork, South West Ireland.
Choose from three beautiful Failte Ireland approved holiday cottages.
All with mountain and sea views.
Boat trips departing daily from Castletownbere, for the choice of Sightseeing, Dolphin watching or Sea Angling trips on the crystal clear waters of the Atlantic Ocean.

Island View House

email  027 70415

Castletownbere's in town accommodation with a towering view over main street, habour, Bere Island & Bantry Bay. View website for availability of dates special offers with online secure booking, Virtual tour and video views of Beara.

JG Property Management of West Cork

028 21956 0879260285

Quality Self Catering holiday cottages and accomodation to rent in West Cork. Large selections in Baltimore, Castletownsend, Skibbereen, Union Hall and Glandore. Full property management service. Long term lets available and fully managed. Full maintenance, refurbishment and newbuild project management services. Friendly and Professional family run business established in 2004.

The Kingsley Hotel and Midleton Park Hotel

email  021 4800555

Two Privately owned Hotel properties in Cork City and East Cork. In Cork city we have The Magnificent Kingsley Hotel, and 20 minutes east of Cork City we have the Midleton Park Hotel.Both exceptionally well run and maintained properties where attention to detail is paramount.

Lake Hotel Killarney

email  064 6631035

The Lake Hotel in Killarney is a Family Run Hotel in a Magical Lakeside setting. A 4 Star Hotel offering true Irish Hospitality, Free parking, Outdoor Hot Tub, Walking, Fishing, Golf "etc".

Magannagan Farmhouse Bed & Breakfast

email  027 63361

Magannagan Farmhouse Bed & Breakfast is situated 3km outside Glengarriff Village on the Ring of Beara Road. We are a small working farm, with sheep and cattle. A wide variety of fowl also ramble freely around the place. We pride ourselves in our warm welcome with homebaking and open fire.

McCarthys Irish Cottages

email 02851597

Self catering Irish cottages throughout Ireland, manor homes, holiday homes with swimming pools / outdoor Jacuzzis and coastal cottages. We at McCarthys Irish Cottages consider it a delight to help you find your dream Self Catering holiday home.

Murphy's Cove Holiday Cottages

email  028-33954

Murphy's Cove Home and Annex are two semi-detached self-catering old stonebuilt cottages that sleep 2-3 people each. We are situated directly at the sea in one of the most beautiful spots of West Cork near Tragumna, about 7 km from Skibbereen. For more information please contact us.

O'Donovan's Hotel

email  023 8833250

A Clonakilty town centre, fifth generation family run, historic hotel, and a good base from which to visit all of West Cork, O'Donovan's Hotel is a hive of activity.   Lounge bar, Traditional Irish Music pub, cafe, dining room, late evening bar at weekends, the perfect location for a stopover or a holiday.

Pier Holiday Homes

email  028 34640

Union Hall Pier Holiday Homes is an exclusive development of self-catering accommodation on a superb water front location overlooking Glandore and Union Hall harbours.The eight houses provide spacious three bedroom accommodation with all mod cons.Rental includes full membership of leisure facilities at a local hotel with use of indoor swimming pool,bubble pool,sauna and gym.

Pisces Kinsale

email  0214777750

Pisces Kinsale is a delightful self catering four star apartment. Furnished to a very high standard there are two ensuite bedrooms and open plan kitchen/dining/sitting area and a balcony.
It overlooks the harbour and yachting marina and is a ten minute walk to the town centre.

Quality Hotel & Leisure Club, Clonakilty

email   023 8836400

The Quality Hotel is located in Clonakilty in the heart of scenic West Cork. Clonakilty is a colourful, charming and vibrant town about a 45-minute drive west of Cork City. Comfort and style are an integral part of this modern hotel, where both individuals and family are well catered for.

Sextons Caravan and Camping Park

email 87 2208088

Sextons award winning park has more than 40 years experience welcoming guests. Situated in the heart of spectacular West Cork. Get the most out of your holiday. We are one of the closest parks to the Cork Ferry Terminal with a drive time of approx. 1 hour.

Stay in Wales

email 0044 1982 552151

Your online holiday guide to Wales, listing a huge choice of holiday cottages, hotels, B&Bs and caravan/campsites in all areas. Benefit from competitive prices and flexibility by booking direct with owners.

Tankey Lake Livery

email (UK) 0845 268 1873

Three Holiday Cottages in the heart of Gower, South Wales, only 30 minutes from the port of Swansea. Converted 16th century barns set between Gower's two highest hills with glorious walking straight from the door. Ask for Bluebell, sleeps two; Buttercup, sleeps four; or Daisy, sleeps four. Bring your own horse.

Westlodge Hotel & Pondlodge Cottages

email  027 50360 

Westlodge Hotel & Pondlodge Cottages
Beautifully situated in the scenic surroundings of Bantry Bay. Full Health & Leisure Centre
Golfing Breaks from €80.00 pps. ( inc. Golf)
Walking Breaks from €99.00 pps ( 2 day Break)
Mighty Ducks Club Open June July & August.
Catering for all your NEEDS in WEST CORK




Buckley Fine Art

email  023 8821929

With Galleries in Clonakilty and Cork City, Buckley Fine Art offer the finest of Irish and British art for our customers. Priced from €100 to €9000 our broad range of work will hold something for everybody and the supreme quality of that work will ensure constant satisfaction. Special 10% Discount for FASTNET LINE passengers.

The Craft Shop

email  027 50003

The Craft Shop in Bantry has been a mecca for connoisseurs of Irish Crafts for more than thirty years, representing all the top producers in their fields, and offering a wonderfully rich and balanced range of the best that West Cork and Ireland can offer.
Pottery - Jewellery - Wood - leather Shoes and Bags - Candles - Felt - Metal.

Hubbert's Crafts

email 023 88 48697

Hubbert's Craft Store full of Irish Made Goods

When Holidaying in West Cork or touring the area, a visit to Hubbert’s Burgeoning Craft Shop is a must Open every day, including Sundays from 9:30am - 6pm. This is a family run business. Here you will find
All local hand crafted goods. We serve as an outlet for Irish Craft Artists to display their goods.

Kate Campbell Interiors

email  066 7123271 

Widely experienced and qualified Tralee Interior Designer offers Consultation throughout Munster.
We design, provide and source materials, such as fabrics, soft furnishings, curtains, upholstery, tiles, carpets, wallpaper- or do all of this, managing the entire project- in your absence, if necessary. Nothing is too small. Qualified Architect's services also available.

Moloney's Pharmacy

email  0214772130

We provide all regular pharmacy services. In addition we offer cosmetics and toiletries. Other services include watch battery replacement, digital photo kiosk, passport photographs. We stock a range of travel accessories. We are located in Kinsale town centre, across from the Tourist office.

Smiths SuperValu Supermarket

email  021 4772843

Smiths SuperValu Supermarket is located in the centre of Kinsale. We carry fresh fruit and vegetables, fresh meat and delicatessen, dairy products, wines, beers and spirits, frozen foods, general grocery, instore baker and newsagency. We are open from 8am (9am on Sunday) until 9pm. We offer a home delivery service.


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