R572 road (Ireland)
R572 at Cahermore, Co. Cork
|Length||55.4 km (34.4 mi)|
|From||N71 at Glengarriff, Co. Cork|
The R572 road is a regional road in Ireland. It is a road on the Beara Peninsula in County Cork. The road forms part of the Wild Atlantic Way. Parts of the road are on the Beara Way walking trail.
The R572 travels west from the N71 to Adrigole along Bantry Bay. The Caha Mountains, and in particular Sugarloaf Mountain, are on the landward side of the road. West of Adrigole, Hungry Hill rises to 686 m (2,251 ft), the Caha Mountains' highest peak, and features a 214 m (702 ft) water cascade. The road continues to Castletown Bearhaven, a fishing port and former British naval base. The road ends at Crow Head on Dursey Sound, where Ireland's only cable car connects the mainland to Dursey Island. The R572 is 55.4 km (34.4 mi) long.
- Google (8 Jun 2016). "R572 to R572" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 8 Jun 2016.
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- "Wild Atlantic Way: Explore The Route". Fáilte Ireland. Retrieved 8 Jun 2016.
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- Poole, Susan; Gallagher, Lyn (2008). AA Best Drives Ireland. The Automobile Association. p. 43. ISBN 978-0-7495-4430-0.
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