Dripsey is a village in Co Cork. It is located on the R618 regional road around 20km west of Cork City and is situated on a tributary of the River Lee, the Dripsey River. It is here the Cork County Council water treatment plant and the environmental protection agency branch for Cork are located. It is also home to a five star award-winning garden centre and the Cork angling centre. The village has two pubs (The Lee Valley Inn and The Weigh Inn) and one shop (Mary Lars), which also doubles as the post office. Dripsey has one primary school and one playschool with many of the children attending secondary education in the nearby village of Coachford. Dripsey Castle is situated about a mile from the village on the back road to Coachford. Coachford is less than 3km away and can be accessed via the 233 bus on Saturday's.