Rooska is the name of the place, next to Bantry Bay, where I bought 30 acres of mountainside. My plan is to build a place in the country for holidays and retirement.

So far I have built a barn and planted 15 acres with trees.

Map of Southwest Ireland Map of Rooska Aerial Photo of Rooska Map showing boundaries and subdivisions

To visit Rooska:

  1. Take the from Cork N71 West to Bantry.
  2. Just before Bantry take the turn off for Kilkrohane.
  3. Go down this road for 4 miles until you see a church on the right.
  4. At the next left stop and walk up to the property at the end of this road.

N71 turn off to Kilkrohane Rooska Church Turnoff to Rooska

Related pages: 2008 Before, 2009 Mountain, 2009 Wall, 2010 Barn, 2010 Planting, 2010 Plant List, 2010 Quarrying, 2010 Roads, 2011 Spring, 2012 Spring, 2013 Spring, 2014 Spring, 2014 Autumn, 2015 Spring, 2016 Spring, 2017 Spring, 2018 Spring.