Camden Fort Meagher 1916 Celebrations

Camden Fort Meagher is a coastal defence fortification close to Crosshaven, County Cork, Ireland. It is a prime location to watch ships passing through Cork Harbour, the second largest natural harbour in the world. It’s name:  Camden Fort Meagher is in honour of: the combined British and Irish history that shaped the fort.

It is in the Ancient East and just 20 minutes from the Wild Atlantic Way.

The 1916 Commemoration weekend:

Friday 22nd  April  from 2.30 – 5pm.

 Saturday 23rd April from 12 – 5 pm.

 Sunday 24th April from 12. – 5 pm.

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Concert featuring Cara O Sullivan Cork Chamber Orchestra

April 23 @ 7:30 pm10:00 pm

Tickets Only €30


7.30 pm Concert featuring
Cara O Sullivan
Cork Chamber Orchestra
Cork Prison Choir
Tickets only


fort camden

Tickets & Admission

Opening Times
Open Sat 30th May – Closing Sunday 13th Sept. Open every Sat, Sun and Bank Holiday Monday from 12 midday to 5 pm last entry 4.15 pm.


  • Adult: €5
  • 4 – 18yr olds: €4
  • Children under 4: Free
  • Tickets can be purchased on entry to the fort
  • Cash payments only

Now Taking Private Bookings. A number of locals got married there and it was beautiful.

Private Bookings

Corporate Events

Experience a private guided tour of the fort and some of the best views of inner and outer Cork Harbour. Relax on our glass-walled panoramic decking area. Enjoy local produce in our classically decorated Tea Rooms.

champgane reception on deck


Camden Fort Meagher offers one of the most unique backdrops in Ireland for your special day. Stunning locations are available above and below ground. We also offer a room for your ceremony which can seat up to 80 people.

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Schools & Tours

With a story at every corner and stunning architecture at every step, Camden Fort Meagher is perfectly designed to win the hearts and minds of school tours and groups. Our specially trained school tour guides can cater for groups of various interests, sizes, age-groups and tour duration. Our standard tour includes access to underground passages, exhibitions and breathtaking views of Cork Harbour.


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