Folan’s Cottage

As featured in The Sunday Times, 26th February 2012

Folan’s Cottage is a beautiful architecturally designed holiday home by Peter Legge and Associates., that was rebuilt from two ruined stone cottage and completed in 2010.

The cottages used to be lived in by a bachelor farmer named Mr Folan who was evacuated to a modern ugly prefab in the 1970s and the cottages soon fell into disrepair. On cold winter nights Mr Folan used to bring his few livestock into the house with him for warmth. He had no electricity or running water.

The cottage is only a few meters from a wonderful sandy beach, with views of the Twelve Bens Mountains and across the ocean to the Aran Islands.


Folan’s cottage sleeps 6/7 in 3 bedrooms.

Large kitchen with island counter, electric oven and hob, dishwasher, clothes washer/dryer, double sink, fridge and freezer, dinner table for 8 people, French windows which fold back fully and open out onto south facing terrace with view of the ocean.

Living Room
Stove, T.V. Bluetooth Music Player

Murvey Bedroom
On ground floor with large double bed, fitted wardrobes, en suite bathroom with shower.


Errisbeg Bedroom
Large double bed, fitted wardrobes, en suite bathroom.

Bunowen Bedroom
Double bed and a single bed, fitted wardrobes, en suite shower room with Amazon shower.

Desk and seating/storage.

Under floor heating throughout. Wi-Fi throughout

Turf and laundry are included in your rent but telephone calls and electricity and are charged extra.

Click here to view a PDF file of Folan’s Cottage, featured in Image Interior and Living Magazine.