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Look Out For The Kinsale Ambassadors!

A group of volunteers has come together to act as ‘Ambassadors’ for the town, helping tourists on the street with various enquiries and maximising their experience in Kinsale. This initiative is supported by Kinsale Chamber of Tourism & Business.

Philomena Coughlan (left) and a group of volunteer Kinsale Ambassadors in …

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Kinsale Arts Festival : 2014 Programme Announced

Ten oak letters ignite the night sky, as a fleet of boats take to the water. On 19 September 2014, a fiery international premiere will announce the opening of the tenth Kinsale Arts Festival in spectacular fashion. Running for an extended 10 days to mark this special anniversary year, it’s …

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Kinsale 10 in Aid of the Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind

Proceeds raised go to the Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind , funds raised will help us to offer a comprehensive suite of services which enable both blind and vision impaired persons and families of children with Autism to achieve increased independence and an improved quality of life.


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Party time in Kinsale for 2014 Regatta Festival

Kinsale Regatta Festival 2014 – will again have a range of activities, on land and sea, for people of all ages and abilities.

The oldest Regatta in Ireland (over 200 years), set in one of Ireland’s most spectacular harbours the Regatta is a fun packed week, with many land-based events …

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Kinsale Harbour: A History by John Thuillier

Nestling on the River Bandon, Kinsale emerged as a settlement in the sixth century and has seen many changes. Its deep, secure harbour provided a safe anchorage and prospered during the seventeenth century’s ‘golden age of sail’, victualling ships bound for the West Indies and the American colonies, and facilitating …

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Competition well underway for 2014 Top Tourism Towns

Fáilte Ireland today published the shortlist of 15 towns and villages from across the country that are being considered for the 2014 Tourism Towns Awards.  The competition, now in its third year, is designed to recognise Irish towns and villages where the local community goes the extra mile to enhance …

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