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THE STUDIO


LOCATION: SET AMONG THE CAHA MOUNTAINS OVERLOOKING LOUGH FADA AND KENMARE BAY, 3 KMS FROM ARDGROOM VILLAGE, A PRETTY VILLAGE WITH A PUB THAT SERVES GOOD LOCAL FISH AND  THE LOCAL POST OFFICE CUM DELICATESSEN/WINE SHOP/INTERNET CAFÉ AND TOURIST INFO.

IT IS 15KM FROM CASTLETOWN BERE, THE LARGEST FISHING PORT IN THE SOUTH WITH LOTS OF NICE PUBS ESPECIALLY MC CARTHY’S WHERE THERE ARE REGULAR TRADITIONAL MUSIC SESSIONS, THE SARAH WALKER GALLERY WHICH DOUBLES AS THE HIGH TIDE CLUB MUSIC VENUE.

TRANSPORT: THERE IS A PRIVATE BUS THAT DEPARTS EACH DAY FROM CORK CITY AT 18.00 HRS. AND WILL DROP PEOPLE TO THE DOOR TWO HOURS LATER. ONCE HERE THERE ARE BICYCLES AVAILABLE AND PLENTY OF WALKS INCLUDING THE MARKED BEARA WAY .

ACCOMMODATION : THE CONVERTED BARN SLEEPS FOUR WITH TWO SEPARATE BEDROOMS (ONE ROOM COULD BE USED AS STUDY OR STUDIO SPACE) AND A BATHROOM AND KITCHEN OVERLOOKING A VEGETABLE GARDEN.

Composers, voice, music, environment, landscape