Theme Week County Cork – Kinsale

24 November 2021 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: General Reading Time:  5 minutes

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Kinsale (Irish: Cionn tSáile, meaning ‘head of the brine’) is an historic port and fishing town in County Cork, Ireland, which also has significant military history. Located approximately 25 km (16 mi) south of Cork City on the southeast coast near the Old Head of Kinsale, it is located at the mouth of the River Bandon. Its population was 5,281 at the 2016 census. Its population increases during the summer months, when the tourist season is at its peak and the boating fraternity and other tourist visitors arrive in numbers. Kinsale is in the Cork South-West (Dáil Éireann) constituency, which has three seats.   read more…

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