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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 Off The Beaten Path in Kinsale

Up Another Level

From the Mall you can climb another hill to the Ramparts, carry on up Rampart lane to Blind Gate and back to town via Church street. Alternatively you can do the Compass Hill Walk, a 30 minute circuit...
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Ekaterinburg
Jul 27, 2006

The shrine to Our Lady at Ballinspittle

The shrine to Our Lady at Ballinspittle was erected for the Feast of the Immaculate Conception on 8 December 1954. Its form is reminiscent of the Grotto of Our Lady at Lourdes. During my trips in...
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evaanna
Aug 08, 2007

Drombeg stone circle.

Although some 30 kms from Kinsale, Drombeg is easily visited on the way west to Skibbereen and Killarney. and roughly two kms before reaching Glandore. Drombeg is one of the better known stone circles...
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pfsmalo
Oct 17, 2012

Dromberg Stone Circle

On the coastway from Kinsale to Mizen Head (around halfway) you will find this ancient place called Dromberg Stone Circle. The seventeen stones wich together creates the circle dates back to around...
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Nobbe
Sep 23, 2003

Scilly

This is perhaps the most scenic part of the town itself, built as it is on a range of hills with the narrowest streets you'll ever try to navigate. My advice is to leave the car down at the carparking...
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SabrinaSummerville
Jun 15, 2010

Garrettstown

Coming from the Cork side of Kinsale, drive through the town and out the other side, then you are heading towards Garrettstown beach which you will come across on your left hand side after a few...
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SabrinaSummerville
Jun 15, 2010
 
 
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Old Head

Silly me, I always thought that the Old Head of Kinsale was more or less within the town itself - it's not; it's several miles drive further into West Cork. The signposts just say "Old Head", which...
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SabrinaSummerville
Jun 16, 2010

Kinsale Crystal- Better than Waterford

When you are in Kinsale, visit the Kinsale Crystal Factory and store. Started in 1991 by a former Waterford Crystal master craftsman, this small workshop produced traditional, full-lead, mouth-blown...
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TRimer
Aug 12, 2007

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Pier Road, Kinsale, County Cork, 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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Ekaterinburg

"The Kinsale Magical Virtual Tour"
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""Irish Beauty Harbor Town Kinsale""
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Nobbe

"Kinsale"
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evaanna

"Selling Kinsale"
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ettenaj

"Golf on a cliff"
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