Clonakilty, County Cork

Clonakilty - Cloich na Coillte - Stones of the Woods

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Location of Clonakilty

Clonakilty Town is located in the South of Ireland in County Cork. Situated in West Cork, Clonakilty stands on the coastline.


History of Clonakilty

Clonakilty was founded in 1614 by the first Earl of Cork as a small market town, the land was originally owned by local people but was seized by the English. The area is the birthplace of Michael Collins.

Clonakilty Visitor Attractions

Model Railway Village - Clonakilty

Clonakilty Festivals

September   Clonakilty International Guitar Festival  -  Clonakilty

Transport

Aeroplane:Cork Airport is the closest airport to Clonakilty Town - 48km. Click here for details on Irish Airports.
Train:A train service operates to Cork City, Kent Station, (54km from Clonakilty). Timetables can be viewed by logging onto Irish Rail web site
Bus:A bus service operates between Cork City - Clonakilty - Skibbereen - Schull - Goleen. The bus stop is located outside Harte’s Spar Supertmarket (To Cork) and outside Meade’s Newsagent (To Skibbereen). Timetables can be viewed by logging onto Bus Eireann web site
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Clonakilty Accommodation Listings

County Galway

Kilkern House, B&B

Kilkern House nestles in the heart of West Cork, an area of panoramic beauty on the edge of Kilkern Lake with splendid views of unspoilt countryside, miles of sandy beaches and woodlands.Kilkern House is located 5km from the Cathedral town of Rosscarbery

Season: All Year    Occupancy: Bed and Breakfast

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Tourism Ireland

The Shelbourne Hotel, Dublin City Centre

The Shelbourne Dublin is a luxury hotel in Dublin city center, overlooking St. Stephen's Green, Europe's grandest garden square. Ideally situated close to Dublin's cultural and historic buildings, The Shelbourne offers a great location.

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Carriglea House, Killarney

Carriglea House is 3km from the centre of Killarney town, peacefully located in thirty acres of private grounds adjacent to the 10,000 acre Killarney National Park.An enchanting 19th century Victorian residence overlooking the Killarney Lakes

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Riverside Holiday Homes , Killorglin

Riverside Holiday Homes are situated in Killorglin Town, on the banks of the beautiful River Laune, along the scenic Ring of Kerry. Killorglin is home to the annual world famous Puck Fair, one of Irelands oldest and most unusual festivals


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