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Regional Museum

Town Center, Kinsale, Co. Cork, Ireland Tel: 021 477 7930

This interesting building was built about 1600, with additions in 1706 that included the frontage with the loggia on the ground floor. The courthouse was used for the inquest into the sinking of the liner Lusitania on Monday May 10th …

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Desmond Castle & the International Museum of Wine

Cork Street, Kinsale, Co Cork, Ireland Tel: 021 477 4855 [email protected]

Opening Hours: 21st April – 21st September: Daily 10.00 – 18.00.

Built as an urban tower house by the Earl of Desmond c. 1500, Desmond Castle has served as Customs House, Prison, Ordnance store and a Workhouse. The …

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James Fort

James Fort holds a commanding position directly across the harbour mouth from Charles Fort. Together, these forts guarded the narrow harbour entrance. Work began on the construction of James Fort in 1602. It was completed in 1607 and was captured in 1690 by Williamite forces. It has undergone much alteration …

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Charles Fort

Summercove, Kinsale, Co. Cork, Ireland Tel: 021 477 2263 Fax: 021 477 4347 [email protected]

Open Year Round Regular guided tours are available Exhibition centre on site

Perhaps the best-known historical attraction in Kinsale, Charles Fort, is on the road just beyond Summercove. It is open all year, and regular …

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