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  • tms215
    Philadelphia, PA631 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Amazing and sad history surrounds this place nestled in a beautiful town. The views are amazing and it had been well maintained. Take your time and go through each room. There are fascinating stories and artifacts throughout. A very cool experience and well worth a visit
    Written 15 May 2024
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  • Derv D
    5 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Delightful afternoon tasting the mead. The owner shared his knowledge about the crafting of the different meads. Really enjoyable experience. o
    Written 15 May 2024
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  • Liz B
    United Kingdom24 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Good value at €5 and very interesting artefacts. Definitely worth a visit. Great view from the top of the tower. Café and parking.
    Written 3 May 2024
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  • DominoVivien
    Des Plaines, IL377 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    This special place is here because a fine Irish-New York woman made it possible. For anyone that understands the impact of 9/11 on first responders and New York City, this is a must visit when in Kinsale.

    Sadly, I imagine that many of the 343's family members may not be able to visit this place for whatever reason. So if you're in Kinsale, check it out and admire what Kathleen Murphy created. Bring an item from your home town fire or police department and attach it to someone's name plate that has not had a visitor.

    It's only about 5 minutes out of town. Look for the little sign.

    I would hope the city of Kinsale could promote this more to visitors. Many people sadly don't know about it. I happened upon it while researching places to go on my trip on YouTube. It's magnificent.
    Written 7 May 2024
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  • Nikolai D
    7 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Did a tour and tasting at Blacks Brewing and Distilling this week. They have a new location and facility. Had a blast. The tour guides are friendly and knowledgeable. The whiskey is top notch (highly recommend the Maple Mayhem), and the bar area had a great vibe. Tried the Coconut stout and loved it. It was a nice day so even got to sit outside on their beach chairs. The view is fantastic. Definitely worth the 15 minute walk if you’re staying in Kinsale town
    Written 4 May 2024
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  • roy v
    Traralgon, Australia5,659 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Walking around the old part of town is a pleasure, we came across this church and in we went .
    What a lovely old church with a great history, built on the site of the first church built by St. Multose in the 6 century.
    The present church was built in 1190.
    This is one of Irelands oldest churches.
    It was here that Charles 11 was declared King of England in 1649
    A must place to spend time when in town
    Written 27 September 2023
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  • Harry09
    Doncaster, UK17 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Booked as part of a hen do activity, Ann was absolutely fabulous in our 2 hour workshop, incredibly knowledgable and helpful as well as lovely! We had a great time making plaques, mugs & a lovely touch for Ann to help us make a keepsake too. Would highly recommend if you’re in Kinsale.
    Written 8 May 2023
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  • Lisa B
    Phoenix, AZ20 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Truly, the most beautiful golf course I’ve ever seen or played. Blew my mind, and that was playing 6 holes in the fog!! Brian my caddie was a joy to be with and the vibes could not have been better. Do yourself a favor and eat the sausage wrap at the turn. The overall experience is 10/10. From the clubhouse, to the Proshop, and of course THAT golf course. Worth every penny.
    Written 9 October 2023
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  • saul g
    Tel Aviv, Israel1,225 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Kinsale tourist information center is located in a beautiful building. Here , you get great helpful attitude and interesting info, with a smiling welcome !!
    We have strolled for three hours the small streets of Kinsale. If you are not limited with time (like we were) - you may spend a night here, and enjoy peacefully what this lovely town has to offer.
    Kinsale . Highly recommended
    Written 26 October 2023
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  • Martin H
    Coventry, UK8 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Make sure you do Charles Fort but if you fancy a nice walk and have the time then visit James Fort as well. There is not much left of the Fort but it is interesting just to see the location and gain an understanding of its purpose.
    Written 5 August 2023
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  • LaJarrie
    Southampton, UK490 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    It may be tiny, but it is informative. We learnt a lot about the various crafts local to Kinsale, plus information about the Lusitania and subsequent inquiry. .The building itself was also impressive. Worth a visit. Particularly of interest was the craftsmanship in the small wooden spiral staircase… an apprentice’s test piece. Eat your heart out IKEA!
    Written 22 June 2023
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  • Andyfy
    Stockport, UK17 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great little town. Hurleys Pub a gem. Understated with great food , freshly cooked and it showed. Great value and worth a stop. Local supermarket had Prosecco 30% cheaper than Kinsale.
    Written 17 July 2023
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