The Mahon Walkway

The present Mahon walkway – recently designated a Greenway, was created, following the construction of the Jack Lynch Tunnel from 1995, until its opening in May 1999.  Mahon Community Association, campaigned for this amenity in their discussions with Cork Corporation, during the negotiations in the early 1990s, on the tunnel construction. The path today stretches from Blackrock Castle along theContinue reading “The Mahon Walkway”

Crawford’s Quay Revealed on the Mahon Walkway.

Among the sites on the Mahon Walkway to stop and wander (at low tide) is the old grass covered quay by the Ballinure side on the Douglas estuary close to T. J. McHugh Park. An old boathouse lies opposite and Mahony’s Lane nearby. This was believed to be a docking quay used by the CrawfordsContinue reading “Crawford’s Quay Revealed on the Mahon Walkway.”