R597 road (Ireland)

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R597 road

R597 above harbour at Glandore, Co. Cork
Route information
Length: 10.2 km[1][2] (6.3 mi)
Major junctions
From: N71 at Leap, Co. Cork
To: N71 at Newtown Rosscarbery
Road network

The R597 road is a regional road in Ireland. It is a loop road from the N71 on the Haven Coast in west County Cork.[1][2][3] The road forms part of the Wild Atlantic Way.[3]

The R597 travels south from the N71 at Leap to the port village of Glandore.[1] After Glandore, the road travels east and passes the megalithic Drombeg stone circle.[3] It rejoins the N71 at the town of Rosscarbery. The R597 is 10.2 km (6.3 mi) long.[1]


  1. 1 2 3 4 Google (9 Jun 2016). "N71 to R597" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 9 Jun 2016.
  2. 1 2 "S.I. No. 54/2012 – Roads Act 1993 (Classification of Regional Roads) Order 2012". Government of Ireland. 28 Feb 2012. Retrieved 9 Jun 2016.
  3. 1 2 3 "Wild Atlantic Way: Haven Coast Driving Route". Fáilte Ireland. Retrieved 9 Jun 2016.
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