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A journal about life at Dunowen House, West Cork. Exploring, entertaining, cooking, eating, making the most of this idyllic life.

Archive of: Clonakilty

  • Lough Hyne Kayaking Trip

    Dunowen House Insiders Guide Summer 2021

    If you’re thinking about a trip to Clonakilty or the greater West Cork area this Summer, now’s a good time to start planning things to do while you are here. To help you get going, we’ve put together a list of some of our favourite things to do, the sort of activities our guests here at Dunowen House have really enjoyed.

    Hopefully they inspire you too!

  • Ireland's Blue Book

    Ireland's Blue Book

    Here at Dunowen House we are thrilled to have recently been announced as one of the newest members of the prestigious Ireland’s Blue Book for 2019!

  • August Recipe Ideas

    Dunowen House Recipe Files

    We love trying out new recipe ideas here, especially using seasonal fruit and veg from the garden. Having posted pictures on social media of some of our August tasty treats, we got lots of requests to share the recipes. Check them out and let us know what you think!!

    • Savoury Mini-Muffins
    • Courgette & Parmesan Soup
    • White Chocolate & Strawberry Crumble Slices
  • Vintage Afternoon Tea Sandwiches

    Vintage Afternoon Tea at Dunowen

    We are so excited to be adding a gorgeous new Vintage Afternoon Tea menu to our private catering options. We wanted something a little different to the usual fare, so hope you like the menu. Contact us if you would like to add this to your stay!

  • McKenna's Guides 2017 plaque

    2017 Awards

    A great motivator for 2017! Dunowen House receives a Best in Ireland Award from the prestigious McKennas Guides.

Food & Recipes

Cranberry & White Chocolate Muffins
Cranberry & White...

Not everyone loves the tradition of Christmas Mince Pies so if you’re looking for something a little festive but different, then this…

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Dunowen House Insiders Guide Summer 2021
Dunowen House Insiders...

If you’re thinking about a trip to Clonakilty or the greater West Cork area this Summer, now’s a good time to start…