Rescue Camden

Rescue Camden is a community backed TEAM of amazing volunteers, staff, scheme workers, apprentices supported by project partners. Formed in 2010 to help, in partnership with Cork County Council and with huge commitment from FAS, the ‘Major Clean Up’ of Camden Fort Meagher, Crosshaven, Cork Harbour. The initial aim to get the Fort to a position where it’s facilities could be used for the betterment of the community and beyond have been achieved in some style, Going from 21 years of overgrowth and closure to welcoming on average 1000 visitors each open weekend.

The TEAM have worked tirelessly throughout the last number of years on developing the project. Incredible progress on a number of fronts have been made possible by the fantastic financial and logistical support of Cork County Council, Commitment from FAS across various schemes and more recently SECAD have provided TUS workers.

45 acres, 65% underground the fort is internationally recognised as being “One of the finest remaining examples of a classical Coastal artillery fort in the world”. It offers the best panoramic views of inner and outter Cork harbour. Today it is home to re-enactments, displays, exhibitions and the only resident 9-11 exhibition in the world outside of Manhattan, New York.


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cccrclogo A Cork County Council project in association with Rescue Camden.

We are Closed

Open Sat 4th, Sun 5th & Bank Holiday Mon 6th May. Open Sundays in May. Open Weekends & Bank Holidays June to 14th/15th Sept 2019, 12.00 to 16.15. Private tours are available for groups of 12 or more by calling us on 085 850 1483 or

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