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Dublin Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour
"Board the Dublin hop-on hop-off bus at any point along the route. With more than 30 centrally located stops to choose from you can create your own sightseeing agenda. Two routes are included with your ticket: the Purple Route which lasts for 1.5 hours and traverses the heart of central Dublin and the Pink Route which lasts for 30 minutes and covers the thriving Docklands area.For a leisurely experience stay on for the full loop on both routes listening to your onboard guide as you travel. If you fancy exploring by foot
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Dublin Freedom Pass: Transport and Sightseeing
"Your Dublin Freedom Ticket is valid for 72 hours from the time of first use making it perfect for a short vacation or to help you get your bearings at the start of a longer trip. After redeeming your voucher for your pass you’ll also receive a map with detailed information about Dublin and its famous attractions. Use the map to plan your independent sightseeing with ease.The pass includes airport transfers by Airlink Express a Dublin hop-on hop-off sightseeing tour public transport by bus around the city (daytime only) and discounted entry to select top city attractions.Airlink 747 Express Service:Use the bus service to travel between Dublin Airport and the city center Temple Bar and all Dublin train and bus stations. The convenient service operates daily every 15 – 20 minutes.Dublin Green Hop-On Hop-Off Tour:Show your pass on a choice of two routes around the city
From EUR33.00
 
Jameson Experience in County Cork
"Make you own way to the old Midleton Distillery which is located in Midleton around a 15-minute drive from the city of Cork. Between April and mid-October there is a public bus service from St Patrick’s Quay.Begin by watching an informative video that will introduce you to the story of Jameson. The long-standing brand has been producing Irish whiskey for more than 230 years. After getting up to spe talk a walk through the old distillery in the company of an expert guide. Some of the buildings here date back as far as the late 18th century and although the distillery is no longer functioning much of the equipment and features have been carefully preserved and restored.As you walk through the historical buildings see old kilns
From EUR16.00

More Local Customs in Kinsale

Smirting & The Smoking Ban

Smirting is a combination of the words smoking + flirting, geddit? It started when people had to go out for a ciggie after the ban was enforced, and got chatting to fellow smokers outside on the...
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orlikins
Apr 04, 2011

The Legend of the White lady

The White lady is a name you will come across very frequently in Kinsale, the popular White Lady Night Club being just one example.The legend of the white lady tells the story of Willful Warrender ,...
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Ekaterinburg
Aug 20, 2006

Try the local Beer

As if Kinsale wasn't sufficiently exciting on the food front, they also have their very own beer. The Kinsale brewing company is situated on The Glen, which is to the right off Pearse Street and...
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Ekaterinburg
Aug 20, 2006

Hours Of Business

ShopsMost are open 9 am to 6 pm, closed Sunday. Some shops are open on Sundays and late evenings.Bars and Pubs Mon, Tue and Wed 10.30 am to 11.30 pmThu, Fri and Sat 10.30 am to 12.30 pmSunday 12.30 to...
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clws
Sep 15, 2005

Smoking In Pubs A Sign Of The Past

Effective March 29, 2004, the Irish Government has implemented a ban smoking in the workplace in Ireland. This means that with effect from that date smoking is forbidden in enclosed places of work in...
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clws
Sep 15, 2005

Dining Out

We have found that dining out in Ireland is a lot different than in the USA. Instead of being rushed through dinner so someone else can have your table, dinner is more of a leasure event in Ireland....
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clws
Sep 15, 2005
 
 
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Movie making

Went to Charles Fort not far from Kinsale to explore the Fort and ended up in the middle of a movie filming. Not sure I'm part of the movie, but it also might be that I'm somewhere in the far...
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Nobbe
Sep 23, 2003

Top Hotels in Kinsale

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Pier Road, Kinsale, County Cork, Ireland
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World's End, Kinsale, County Cork, Ireland
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3/4 Pearse Street, Kinsale, Ireland
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Rathmore Road, Kinsale, County Cork, Ireland
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Cork St, Kinsale, Ireland
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42 Cork St., Kinsale, Ireland
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Top Things to Do in Kinsale

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Charles' Fort

Even though it was raining I enjoyed my visit to the fort and the walk to it from the centre of Kinsale. It is run by the OPW and it is 3 Euro 70 to enter. The best thing about our visit was the free...
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Old Head of Kinsale

This is one of my favourite places in County Cork, this windswept rocky promontory reaching out into the ocean. There is a lighthouse at the end of it but you can't get to it - the road ends with a...
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Town centre

The centre of Kinsale is lovely - its winding narrow lanes are pure bliss for the eyes - I have never seen so many colourful houses anywhere, and all of them matching their neighbours. I wonder if...
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Chairmans Lane.

Probably the most colourful of Kinsale's pretty streets, Chairmans Lane runs down towards the harbour directly opposite Desmond Castle. Anecdotes abound about the 'whys' and 'wherefores' of the name...
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Kinsale Harbour

We went sailing with the guys in Sovereign Sailing down at the Trident Hotel Marina. I had never sailed before but they took 4 of us out on a new 34ft sailing yacht. It was Fantastic. They gave us all...
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Wine Musuem

Desmond Castle was built around 1500 by Maurice Bacach Fitzgerald, Earl of Desmond. A hundred years later it was used as an arsenal by Don Juan Aguilla during the Spanish occupation of the town which...
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"The Kinsale Magical Virtual Tour"
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""Irish Beauty Harbor Town Kinsale""
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"Kinsale"
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"Selling Kinsale"
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"Golf on a cliff"
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