Póc an Tairbh means “The Bull’s Pocket”
|Start & Finish||Carriganass Castle, Kealkil|
|Duration||3 hrs (?)|
From the castle entrance, follow the road to the left and pass over the Owenbeg river. Take the left to follow the road uphill until a marker on the left directs you off the road and along paths through the hills
Follow the way markers to the crest of the hill, passing a small ruin on the left. You are now in “the Bull’s Pocket”. From here, you can look out across Bantry Bay to the west, and Kealkill village to the south, and the Sheha hills to the east.
The route then joins up with the Beara Breifne way on an old road, go right heading towards Lough Tooreen. At the cross roads, turn right and travel down hill all the way back to Carriganass Castle.
Maughnasilly stone row is situated just beyond the crossroads near the lake and from here you can also extend the walk for another hour, by following the Srón na Gaoithe loop walk back to Carriganass Castle.