Fernhill is a run by the fourth generation of the O'Neill family at the country house. It is a four star hotel overlooking the beautiful West Cork countryside on the south coast of Ireland. There has been a long tradition of 'threading lightly' at Fernhill. MJ O'Neill who bought Fernhill in 1946 was a butcher & farmer by trade and the current generation won an award for 'the best community minded business in Ireland.' Current sustainable highlights inculde:
- Our own water supply
- Growing our own food
- Extensive PV and water heating solar panels
- Growing a new 2,000 tree forest
- Holding a directorship in the community group 'sustainable Clonakilty'