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Business in Bandon

Living and working

Bandon is a dynamic and progressive town in West Cork, its’ prime location means that both city life and countryside and sea are all within easy reach. At the heart of the town is a great community, which is welcoming and inclusive of all who choose to call Bandon their home. Bandon provides the best of both worlds, with great shopping, places to eat and drink and a thriving local business community, close to Cork City and the airport and yet within a short distance you can be in the heart of rural Ireland or at your choice of local beaches.

Bandon is home to many great employers in the area, and the region has a great tradition of agricultural businesses, with a weekly mart still very much front and centre to the local economy. Equally for many people who move to Bandon it provides an ideal touring base for all of Cork.

The town is home to many entrepreneurs and business start-ups and Bandon Business Association, provides fantastic business and networking opportunities for its members.

Bandon Directory is a wonderful tool highlighting all the services and organisations that work in the town.

Bandon is an ideal location for families to call home, with an excellent choice of pre-schools, primary schools and secondary schools in the town and surrounding area.

The town has a wonderful sporting heritage, from GAA, to rugby, to athletics, to soccer to name a few. If you have an interest in joining a sporting club, it’s the place to do it and will provide the perfect way to start or unwind after a busy day.

For those who choose to make Bandon their home, they enjoy the contemporary choice of wonderful shopping, local eateries, and sporting groups along with the feel of a great local community where you can build friendships easily. has links of local interest.

There are too many community groups active to mention including Bandon Tidy Towns  who do a stellar job in improving and maintaining our town and Age Action Bandon. There are plenty of ways to make a difference in your community here. 

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