Carrigaline is the town closest to the ferry port in Ringaskiddy and is a commuter town of nearby Cork city. There are many lively bars and places to eat as well as shopping of all sorts and beaches and beautiful coastline is only minutes away. Nearby Crosshaven is a picturesque village which hosts the world’s oldest yacht club, the Royal Cork. Every two years the club runs an international race series for all sizes of racing yachts in a festival known as “Cork Week”. This year the festival runs from the 10th to the 16th July and is not to be missed.