The south coast, which is visited for its sandy beaches by the Irish in the summer, lies between Waterford and Cork and presents a more tranquil landscape. Further away, on the flanks of a hill, you will find a village which stands out by its flocks of sheep and the colourful signs in front of a building: the inevitable pub without which the Irish community could not survive.
The south coast of the island, and notably the counties of Cork and Waterford, boast many large sand beaches© The Irish Image Colle / age fotostock
The coast here is dotted with rocky promontories that create numerous bays, the biggest of which are Waterford Harbour, Tramore Bay, and Dungarvan Harbour© Siegfried Kuttig / age fotostock
Taking a stroll on one of Ireland's magnificent deserted beaches and looking out onto the vast ocean really is an extraordinary experience© Image Source / age fotostock
County Cork is home to a large number of beaches very popular with tourists and Irish nationals alike Of these, the most famous is without a doubt Barley Cove.© Martin Bobrovsky / age fotostock
What makes the Irish landscape unique is the harmony between the sea, the sky, and the omnipresent greenery of the areas linking the beaches together© Siegfried Kuttig / age fotostock