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

Garveys Holiday Cottage, Dingle

The holiday cottage is a four star Bord Failte Approved Accommodation. It is a restored farmhouse cottage set on a private site with a beautiful view of Ventry Harbour. The house consists of three double bedrooms with the master bedroom en suite

Tourism Ireland

Elmdale, Ennis

Elmdale is a perfect base for touring the delights that County Clare has to offer including the Cliffs of Moher, the Burren region and the Aran Islands.We are located 8km from Ennis town on the N18 Route.

Tourism Ireland

Atlantic Waves, Castlegregory

Atlantic Waves is a luxurious, spacious, 4 Star holiday home on sea-front, approved by the Irish Tourist Board. All rooms are tastefully decorated to a very high standard. There are outstanding sea views overlooking Brandon Bay


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